Newsletter February-March 2017



The February-March edition is now online!

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New Columns

This edition's guest columnists are writing about open strings, CAGED and regaining skills after a break. We've got six fresh columns altogether - five written by returning columnists and one penned by a first-time contributor.

Joining us for the first time is guitarist Joe Nevin with "10 Steps For The Beginning Self-Taught Guitar Player". Mike Campese has returned with an excellent technique column, "Picking". Tom Hess is back with his useful article "Regaining Your Guitar Skills After A Long Break"". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio serves up a double shot of columnar expresso with back with "Guitarists, Don’t Get CAGED, Part 3" and "Three Reasons Why All Guitar Pros Learn Scales Eventually". Finally, acoustic guitar specialist Simon Candy returns with "Soloing With Open Strings On Guitar, Part 1".

Mike Campese -

Joe Nevin -
"10 Steps..."

Tom Hess -
"Regaining Your Guitar Skills... "

Tommaso Zillio -
"Three Reasons Why..."

Tommaso Zillio -
"Guitarists, Don’t Get CAGED..."

Simon Candy -
"Soloing With Open Strings..."

New Interviews

The February update includes a new interview with Finnish guitarist Jartse Tuominen.

Jartse Tuominen


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In Conclusion

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Dan McAvinchey
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