Guitar Nine Columns: Guitar Technique

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February-March 2006

Annihilate your tendencies to rely on reflexes, and use the force instead.

February-March 2006

Need more ways to make a simple melody more interesting? Let the Sultan of String show you how.

February-March 2006

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas explores the relationship between musical expression and technique.

February-March 2006

Times are perfect for releasing your own CD and this article will give you some planning and recording ideas.

December-January 2005

Guitarist Randy Ellefson introduces two basic ideas in counterpoint: oblique motion and contrary motion.

December-January 2005

Scare your audience (or even make someone hurl) with this ascending (yet descending) pattern.

December-January 2005

Here are Mike`s sweep picking techniques applied to a revered classical caprice.

December-January 2005

Give your listeners a little bit more by throwing in an unexpected time change.

December-January 2005

Danny Jones is back with blues licks taken from his recorded solos.

December-January 2005

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas helps you get beyond "moving fingers" to actually "making music".

December-January 2005

If you think a Slash Chord is only found on a Guns `n` Roses album, you really need this article.

October-November 2005

Tips on adjusting your thinking and broadening your style to expand your audience.

October-November 2005

Hess guitarist Mike Walsh offers great tips for accurate self expression.

October-November 2005

A look at ornamenting interval riffs with melody fragments.

October-November 2005

Want to break out of the blues rut? Danny Jones offers some great starting points.

October-November 2005

Get out your brooms and... no wait, check that - here are Mike`s hottest sweep picking techniques.

October-November 2005

Neo-classical guitarist Tom Hess helps you to identify those inevitable weak areas in your playing.

October-November 2005

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas shows how to do both, and most importantly, how to combine them into one activity.

August-September 2005

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas is back discussing the importance of good practice habits.

August-September 2005

Can you benefit from a four-year music education? Part 2 of the series.

August-September 2005

Mike Campese with more examples of getting many unique sounds out of just one scale.

August-September 2005

A very challenging, but rewarding technique, with guitarist Mick Neil.

August-September 2005

Five pages of ii-V-I-VI etudes, in all twelve keys.

June-July 2005

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney puts a definition on all the things to which a creative musician may aspire.

June-July 2005

Can you benefit from a four-year music education? Let`s explore the options.

June-July 2005

Guitarist Paul Kuntz is back, after an almost 7 year absence, to talk modes.

June-July 2005

Mike Campese demonstrates that you can get many unique sounds out of just one scale.

June-July 2005

A whole lot of great information about how to get new uses out of the pentatonic scale.

June-July 2005

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas can help you `manage` the process of changing bad playing habits.

April-May 2005

Guitarist Jeff Lawrence talks about the many benefits of fretboard knowledge.

April-May 2005

Mike Campese blazes through exercises from his all new CD, entitled "The New".

April-May 2005

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas helps you define the role of a good guitar teacher.

February-March 2005

Scott Tarulli offers great suggestions on keeping your eye on your goals for self-improvement.

February-March 2005

Mike Campese opens 2005 with a great workout for your pickin` hand.

February-March 2005

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas believes organization is power. Soon, you will too.

December-January 2004

Neo-classical guitarist Tom Hess weighs in on the debate over DIY or professional instruction.

December-January 2004

Bassist and guitarist Mark Carozza lays out some of his tried and true rut-busting ideas.

December-January 2004

More ideas on how you can add a really cool twist to your playing.

December-January 2004

Kevin Ferguson, devotee of complex time signatures, reveals how you can master this area of technique.

December-January 2004

Hess guitarist Mike Walsh explains why high caliber playing is important to self-expression.

October-November 2004

Hess guitarist Mike Walsh can`t stress enough the importance of a music education.

October-November 2004

Instrumentalist Joe Bochar, AKA Joboj, plants tongue firmly in cheek to help you burn up the fretboard.

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