Discover the wonderful world of music and song with You Can Play Guitar ! This complete kit contains everything you need to learn how to play thousands of songs using a handful of simple chords. Accomplished musician and author Nick Bryant takes you through the basics of music and guitar playing, guiding you through the key fundamentals of hand position, finger placement and strumming techniques. You’ll learn how to: • read simple strumming patterns and chord diagrams • keep time while playing • master chord progressions • play over 20 familiar songs, including the eight-bar blues and the twelve-bar blues • tune your guitar. Build your guitar skills as you play along with the bonus CD that contains companion play-along tracks to the songs in the book,and more. You Can Play Guitar also contains detailed notes for parents on encouraging and supporting younger guitarists and lots of handy hints and tips on how to get the most out of your practice and your guitar playing. The kit includes a travel size guitar, 48-page instructional book and play-along CD with over 20 songs, plus online streaming access including exclusive video tutorials.