"A wise little book that will help guitar students everywhere." (translated from the original Spanish) Lleliandra González Barzaga, guitar orchestra director, recitalist, and professor of classical guitar, Conservatorio Esteban Salas, Santiago de Cuba "If you want to read and write the music you play on the guitar, start here." Robert Lowrey, legendary original bluesman and Smithsonian Institute performer "This book is an asset to any guitarist from beginner to pro wanting to learn the fundamentals. I use it for my students at the University of Hawaii Maui Community College." George Kahumoku, multiple Grammy award-winning Hawaiian slack key guitarist "Quick, effective, and uncompromising." Lenny Carlson, San Francisco jazz composer and guitarist About the author: Robert Bozina studied guitar and composition at The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco State University, did post graduate work in musical ethnology and extensive research at The Republic of Cuba's Central Nacional de Escuelas de Arte. A faculty member at The City College of San Francisco, recordings of his original works with Julliard soprano Judy Hubbell were proclaimed a "significant contribution to the literature" by the Guitar Foundation of America. Studio work for Vanguard Records in New York and Los Angeles landed him on "Wire" magazine's top 100 list of 'albums that scorched the earth in the 20th Century.' He founded Guitar and World Music programs at the University of California, Santa Cruz and Santa Clara University.