Starting with their self titled 1978 debut the spell-binding guitar chops of Mark Knopfler helped Dire Straits make an indelible stamp on the landscape of modern rock. His stirring crisp and innovative playing has inspired many musicians sometimes with a gritty rock growl and other times with a gentle phrase. This excellent 2DVD set will help you master the eclectic Mark Knopfler mix of melodic hard rock and country chops that defined the Dire Straits sound. Expert tutor Jaimie Humphries guides you through five classic Dire Straits hits taking you methodically through every step using accompaniments and demonstrations to break-down each solo. Songsfeatured are Sultans of Swing Money for Nothing Brothers In Arms Private Investigations and Romeo and Juliet.