The Hal Leonard Bluegrass Guitar Method is your complete guide to learning bluegrass guitar. This book uses popular bluegrass songs to teach you the basics of rhythm and lead playing in the styles of Doc Watson, Tony Rice, Maybelle Carter, Lester Flatt, and many others. Lessons include Carter strumming, alternating bass, waltz strums, using the capo, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, crosspicking, and much more. The accompanying audio tracks include 43 tracks for demonstration and play-along. Songs include: Amazing Grace • Blue Moon of Kentucky • Cripple Creek • I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow • I'll Fly Away • We'll Meet Again Sweetheart • The Wreck of the Old '97 • and more.
The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.