Newsletter April-May 2016



The April-May edition is now online!

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iTunes Downloads

New Columns

This edition's guest columnists are writing about soloing, live performance issues, and acoustic guitar phrasing, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got six fresh columns altogether - all written by returning columnists.

Tom Hess is back with a double shot of columnar expresso with "Soloing: Creating Strong Emotions Over Chords" and "Practicing Guitar Effectively With Results: A Three Step Process". Mike Campese has returned with another excellent technique column, "Melodic Minor Shred Lines". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio is back with "Four Reasons Why Music Theory Is The Key To Learning Guitar". Acoustic guitar specialist Simon Candy returns with "Improving Acoustic Guitar Playing Using Other Instruments". Joining us again is music business guru Christopher Knab with "About Playing Live...".

Tom Hess -
"Soloing: Creating Strong Emotions..."

Mike Campese -
"Melodic Minor Shred Lines..."

Tommaso Zillio -
"Four Reasons..."

Simon Candy -
"Improving Acoustic Guitar..."

Tom Hess -
"Practicing Guitar Effectively..."

Christopher Knab -
"About Playing Live..."

New Interviews

The April update includes a new interview with Pennsylvania area guitarist Dana Gaynor.

Dana Gaynor


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In Conclusion

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Dan McAvinchey
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