A master guitarist and pioneer of guitar education, Arlen Roth has been a part of the guitar scene for decades, touring and recording with artists such as Simon & Garfunkel, Bob Dylan, John Prine, Ry Cooder, Levon Helm, John Sebastian and countless others. In this new video series, Arlen passes along his knowledge of authentic folk and blues fingerpicking styles, providing tips, licks, songs and detailed breakdowns. The accompanying book reinforces your learning experience with transcriptions of key examples from the videos, presented in standard notation and tablature. Topics covered include: basic fingerpicking technique • alternating bass • Travis picking • “harmony” shuffles • turnarounds • accent strokes • blues, folk, ragtime and rockabilly styles • styles of Merle Travis, Blind Blake, Chet Atkins, Scotty Moore and others. Includes over an hour of video lessons!