Includes the book/CD pack Happy Traum Teaches Blues Guitar (00841082) and the DVD Happy and Artie Traum's Easy Steps to Blues Guitar Jamming (00641919), in one money-saving pack. The book/CD is a hands-on beginner's course in acoustic country blues. Take a lesson in fingerstyle blues guitar from one of the world's most respected teacher/performers. Beginning with the most basic strumming of a 12-bar blues pattern. Happy gradually starts adding fills, runs, turnarounds, bass rhythms and 'boogie woogie' walking bass patterns that make the basic blues progression come alive. Includes notes and tab. Even a novice will be able to play along with the DVD. It's filled with detailed instruction, good songs, invaluable advice, and the techniques needed to improvise creative solos. In a relaxed, user-friendly session, Happy and Artie provide rhythmic backup for jamming along with them for each song and technique they teach. A great value at $44.95!