ASAP Bluegrass Guitar is designed for folks wishing to become highly proficient bluegrass players. You'll be able to combine sophisticated left-hand fingerings with both simple and intricate right-hand picking patterns. Appropriate for beginning guitar players or more experienced players wishing to learn specifics and songs in the bluegrass style. With this book and the accompanying 2 CDs you'll learn the basics, single-note melodies, how to embellish basic melodies, embellish melodies by adding notes from the major scale, embellishing melodies with added chords strums, Carter-style playing, shuffle rhythm patterns, alternate bass strumming, the blues in bluegrass, intros, turnarounds and endings, using the capo, cross picking, improvising a solo, practicing effectively, and much more! Some of the more popular bluegrass songs you'll learn are: Billy in the Lowground · New River Train · Wildwood Flower · Foggy Mountain Blues · Clinch Mountain Blues · Red Haired Boy · Forked Deer · Bill Cheatham · All the Good Times Past and Gone · Blackberry Blossom · Temperance Reel · Salt Creek · Devil's Dream · June Apple · Black Mountain Rag · Saint Anne's Reel · Banks of the Ohio · Beaumont Rag · Salty Dog Blues · John Henry · and many more. Start playing bluegrass guitar...ASAP!