The Icons of Rock series provides a solid foundation and understanding of your instrument, the Smart Way! Learning Acoustic Guitar is a detailed course into playing the guitar, designed to take absolute beginners into intermediate levels, lesson by lesson. This book comes complete with over 2-1/2 hours of DVD instruction with Charles Sedlak and Greg Douglass. Section 1: Learning Acoustic Guitar with Charles Sedlak: Charles Sedlak is an international recording and touring artist. Charles was one of six students selected in the Christopher Parkening s once a year Master Class, and is a recipient of a Ph.D in music education. In this section you will master: Reading Music Notation, Open Chords, Arpeggios, Chord Matching Formulas Reading Tablature, Strumming, Techniques, Chord Progressions, Barre Chords, and more! Section 2: Acoustic Fingerstyle with Greg Douglass Greg is a multi-platinum recording artist who has performed and recorded with such Icons of Rock as the Steve Miller Band, Eddie Money, Greg Kihn, Van Morrison, and many others. In this section you will discover: Building Melody, Alternate Fingerings, Travis Picking, Playing Rhythm and Lead Alternating Bass Notes, Improvisation Bending Notes, Finger Picking Rolls, and more!