This DVD is an encouraging self-tutor that supplies the advice and knowledge of Ken Perlman's years of teaching experience. He explains simply and step by step how to play fingerstyle guitar in a progressive and rewarding way. If you want to play folk, blues, fiddle tunes or ragtime on guitar, this DVD can help you master the basic musical skills and fingerpicking techniques you need to play these styles. Whether you're a beginning or advanced guitarist, Ken Perlman will help you develop such skills as the alternating bass, pattern picking, hammering-on, pulling-off sliding and much more. This DVD is best used with Ken's Fingerstyle Guitar book (HL00000081), a definitive reference instruction manual for both students and teachers alike that has become the fingerpicker's bible. Approx. 85 minutes.