Guitar Nine Columns: Guitar Technique

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Enjoy over 23 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

February-March 2003

One of the things that makes the guitar different from other instruments is the fact that you can incorporate open strings into chord voicings. Here`s how.

February-March 2003

Italian guitarist Salvatore Vecchio with a column on mixing various pentatonic scales to achieve something fresh.

February-March 2003

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas talks about penetrating the mystery of time.

December-January 2002

Are you aurally challanged? Learn how to improve this vital skill.

December-January 2002

How to view frustration as a positive thing. No, really.

December-January 2002

How to avoid wasting your time learning things that will not help you achieve your goals.

December-January 2002

Guitarist Jeff Scheetz` own blistering version of this holiday chestnut.

December-January 2002

How you can add something different to your solos to sound a little more `out`.

December-January 2002

Steve Pappas is back with a beautiful Christmas carol arranged for solo fingerstyle guitar.

December-January 2002

Know who you are playing with before you play any super big, wide sounding chords.

December-January 2002

Get a grip, pencilneck! A solid way to strengthen your fretting hand.

October-November 2002

How to control a potentially rebellious picking hand.

October-November 2002

How to develop the ability to use right hand figers along with the pick.

October-November 2002

Steve Pappas is back with another piece for solo fingerstyle guitar originating from Ireland.

October-November 2002

Gain control over your instrument and improve your ear for harmonies.

October-November 2002

More ways to master the fretboard through the use of the pentatonic scale.

October-November 2002

Greg Rapaport discusses advanced tapping forms.

August-September 2002

Greg Rapaport talks about developing some serious synergy between the picking and fretting hands.

August-September 2002

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas talks about the sticky topic that will energize your practice sessions.

August-September 2002

How to personalize and colorize our old friend - the blues.

August-September 2002

It`s not Frankenstein or Dracula, simply more Greasy Fingers.

August-September 2002

Using harmonics to get a great shimmering sound, from an award winning guitarist.

August-September 2002

Learning the fretboard through scales by Mike Campese.

August-September 2002

The changes to John Coltrane`s classic can result in inspiration for original solos.

June-July 2002

Neo-classical guitarist Tom Hess shows you how to select a good guitar instructor (and how to avoid a bad one).

June-July 2002

Guitarist Williford pushes the envelope with 4 note per string legato licks and sequences.

June-July 2002

Even more ways to spice up our old pal: the Dorian mode.

June-July 2002

Mike returns with some fun arpeggio licks he uses in his own playing.

June-July 2002

Greg Rapaport discusses the importance of maintaining your timing and rhythm while improvising.

April-May 2002

Mike returns with some ideas on how to incorporate half-tones and other non-scale notes into your lines.

April-May 2002

A look at ways to create scales that are not taught, but invented.

April-May 2002

The formulation, explanation and practical use of a new guitar tuning method.

April-May 2002

A brand new column by Billboard Magazine Top Rated Instructor Scott Morris.

April-May 2002

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas gives great advice to both new and experienced guitar instructors.

April-May 2002

Canadian guitarist Greigg Fraser spills the beans on essential reading for guitar students everywhere.

April-May 2002

Neo-classical guitarist Tom Hess teaches you the important aspects of a good string shake.

April-May 2002

How to play the same rhythm-melodic sequence on the same beat, starting on a different sixteenth each time.

April-May 2002

A bunch of ways to spice up our old pal: the Dorian mode.

April-May 2002

Fingerstylist Steve Pappas arranges a beautiful Irish ballad for guitar.

February-March 2002

Another fistful of double arpeggio ideas.

February-March 2002

Mike returns with the second part of his column on coordinating your hands, while developing speed and accuracy.

February-March 2002

You need to get `out` more, well, at least your playing does.

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