Welcome to Guitar Nine - The Guitar Player's Resource. Guitar Nine has been providing information and inspiration to practicing musicians through our website since 1996. Our library archive of 1100 columns and articles has been contributed to by over 210 musicians and industry experts, and is still being added to in 2021. Areas of focus include Guitar Technique, Inspiration/Motivation, Live Performance, Music Business, Recording Tips/Methods, Songwriting/Composition and Album Release. You may also browse some of the great music released by the over 1400 musicians we've worked with over the past 25 years!
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Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Adding first inversion chords gives you 7 new sounds to work with.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 11:48
Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Moving the Phrygian Dominant scale in a more horizontal fashion across the neck.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 11:10
Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Appreciating how different this music sounds from typical guitar music.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 10:36
Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Share your knowledge of the guitar and music with the rest of the world.

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 09:29
Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

"Eruption", "Atomic Punk" and a fiery cover of "You Really Got Me" blew us away in 1978.

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 14:35
Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

A wealth of information about chords and chord progressions for you to learn and master.

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 11:09
Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

How old is too old? The answer may surprise you.

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 08:22
Dan Peeke
Dan Peeke

Get the most you can out of the rehearsal time you have scheduled.

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 07:01
Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Here are three ways to advance and progress in the area of finger independence.

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 06:27
James Rosocha
James Rosocha

Here is a minor cadence used in hundreds of Real Book tunes.

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 06:17
Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Is it something that is necessary for your specific musical path - or not?

Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 16:23
Kevin M. Buck
Kevin M. Buck

Tips on recording some of the greatest classical pieces for electric guitars.

Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 10:11
Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Examples that will help strengthen your picking, constructed in a more musical fashion.

Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 09:48
Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

We're positive you should be exposed to negative harmony.

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 16:42
Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

A good guitar riff drives the song, and is often one of the most memorable parts of the tune.

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 13:45

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