Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over five million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. The updated and expanded edition features a new layout, making it easier than ever to read and learn. The method features blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock styles, and now includes pop songs! Companion enhanced CDrum Sticks and DVDrum Sticks are available, along with correlating theory, chord, and pop books, to ensure you're getting everything you need from one single, complete method. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Method -- the first and best choice for today's beginning guitar students.