"The MBGU Fingerstyle Curriculum series is designed to provide intermediate to advanced fingerstyle guitarists with a wide variety of attractive solo repertoire pieces. The material contained in these volumes is ideal for performance at professional engagements- whether concerts, cocktail parties or club dates. These solos can also be used for educational purposes and enjoyed by students and teachers alike. The Best Contemporary edition provides a collection of original pieces by some of today's leading fingerstyle guitarists as well as attractive arrangements of popular standards like ""My Melancholy Baby"" and ""Nola"". Both standard classic guitar notation and tablature are provided throughout for the convenience of those who are more comfortable reading in one style or the other. The accompanying CD includes 22 of the 24 pieces from the book."