This book designed from elective courses taught at the famous Musicians Institute is the definitive source for playing acoustic guitar! Topics covered include: basic chords and rhythms; chord embellishments; fingerpicking patterns; blues, ragtime, new age, folk and other styles; drop D and other alternate tuings; and more! The accompanying CD includes 60 full-band tracks, and examples are written in standard notation and TAB. ©2000. Book & CD.