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. Now included are blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock styles, plus more pop songs! Videos are available for the visual learner, and correlating theory, chord, and pop books provide everything you need from one 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. The Complete Edition includes Books 1, & 3 of Alfred's Basic Guitar in one convenient volume. It begins with the basics like how to hold your guitar and read music and takes you all the way to advanced playing techniques. For the first time, companion audio tracks that can be downloaded or streamed online are included with the book, so you'll have everything you need in one place. The DVD is newly updated and features video lessons, MP3 audio tracks, as well as TNT 2 software which lets you slow down tracks, isolate and loop parts, and change tempos for customized practice. All of the audio, video, and software include free online access.