Hone your technique and deepen your understanding of contemporary fingerstyle guitar with this full method taught by one of the masters of the genre. From fundamentals like properly positioning the fretting and picking hands to developing a solid alternating thumb technique, Alex de Grassi carefully guides beginning and intermediate players into the world of steel-string guitar. He then explores more advanced topics like cross-string playing, altering the texture and weight of notes and chords, slapping and tapping, and developing ""depth of fieldâ in your playing-techniques he has used in composing and arranging guitar music for over 30 years. With audio tracks, standard notation, and tablature. Â©2012, 192 pages.