This book/CD pack offers a superb selection of lessons and songs for the acoustic guitar, expertly played by teachers on the accompanying CD. It includes exercises, licks and 8 full songs to play, in standard notation and tablature with chord diagrams. The CD includes 2 versions of each song: one played slowly and the other, up to tempo. The book is divided into 4 main sections: Basics - covering the fretboard, barre chords and flatpicking; Rhythm - bluegrass in dropped D, bass lines, classic pop changes; Lead - Celtic jigs, melodic improvisation, soloing with arpeggios; and Exploration - capo use, Hawaiian slack key, classical etude variations; and modal harmony. Players of all levels will find lessons to benefit them.