Mastering the Guitar 2B is a continuation of Mel Bay's innovative, comprehensive method for learning the guitar. This volume features closed position playing in the keys of A,F-sharp,E-flat, and C-minor. In addition to an incredibly diverse variety of guitar solo material in flatpick and fingerstyle forms, Book 2B teaches chord progressions, blues turnarounds, fingerpicking blues and ragtime solos, harmonized scales and basic improvisation. Finally, a number of outstanding duets are included by masters such as Corelli, Bach, and Rameau. Mastering the Guitar 2B Double CD set is a recording to accompany the new comprehensive Mel Bay method of the same title. These CDs contain most all of the solo and duet settings found in the book as performed by William Bay, Mike Christiansen, and John McClellan.