(Play Today Instructional Series). The ultimate self-teaching method designed to offer quality instruction, terrific songs, a professional-quality CD with 73 full-demo tracks, and a 25-minute DVD. This series can be used by students of all ages who want to teach themselves, or by teachers for private or group instruction. Simply follow the tips and lessons in the book as you listen to the teacher on the CD or watch the DVD. This great package is a complete guide to the basics, including: how to assemble and care for your instrument, producing a sound, reading music notation and rhythms, fingering chart, glossary of musical terms, and more! The music included lets you play the songs with a professional backup band so learning and practicing are cooler than ever!