Anyone interested in learning to play acoustic guitar can pick up this book and get started right away. This book teaches the basics of right- and left-hand technique and reading music. You'll learn to play with a pick, count time and play the basic chords while enjoying the humor and with that Greg Horne brings to this easy, step-by-step method. After learning the basics, you'll be introduced to fingerpicking, the blues, basic improvisation, barre chords, playing bass lines and even arranging. A must for anyone serious about starting to learn acoustic guitar. The CD offers play-along opportunities and demonstrates the examples.