This book gives you a more detailed look into chord shapes and single note patterns that were introduced in Basics 1. You will learn how to move shapes and patterns to create exciting leads and melodies. Learn more playing techniques such as alternate picking, finger picking and arpeggiation used by all of today's top rock and pop guitarists. You'll get shuffle and swing rhythm playing techniques essential to contemporary rhythm playing. 44-minute audio accompaniment. Chapters include:, Two - and three-note power chords, Single note playing riffs over chords in all styles, Open chords suitable for all styles from rock ballads through country!, Building moveable scale riffs and motifs over open chord forms. Book & CD.