This book compiles a selection of the author's lessons originally published in Guitar Player magazine, ca. 1992-2000. Each lesson is self-contained and designed to provide the reader with a stylistic synopsis of a historically important player. Each player is profiled via examples of their licks or full or partial transcriptions of their work. Featured players include: Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Duane Allman, Danny Gatton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, and Joe Satriani.