Guitar Nine Columns: Chords

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Enjoy over 25 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

February-March 2021
Guitar Nine

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

February-March 2020
Tommaso Zillio

You'll sound “outside” once you have mastered the “inside sound”.

October-November 2018
Simon Candy

Simon takes a close look at the use of chords in this popular tuning.

August-September 2001
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike is back to teach you to work the neck to squeeze more creativity out of your chording.

October-November 2001
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike is back with a follow up lesson to help you work the neck to squeeze more creativity out of your chording.

October-November 2001
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas helps you master the deceptively difficult changes in your life.

August-September 2019
Andy Martin

Systems and ways to organize large clumps of knowledge in the area of chord construction.

December-January 2002
Chris Juergensen

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

February-March 2003
Chris Juergensen

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.

October-November 2004
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas is back with tips on a technical area that is of major concern to players

December-January 2005
Chris Juergensen

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

December-January 2006
Guy Pople

Understanding how a key can be made to reveal its chordal treasure is invaluable knowledge.

February-March 2007
Guy Pople

Revealing an altogether more subtle harmonic concept.

April-May 2007
Patrick DeCoste

Patrick DeCoste returns to bring music theory to life.

August-September 2012
Mike Philippov

Mike discusses one of the most effective methods for practicing chord changes.

June-July 2013
Paul Kleff

Paul Kleff offers a simple, orderly way to analyze songs and reduce them into small, easily-practiced parts that can be mastered individually and then assembled into the complete song.

October-November 2013
Tom Hess Opus 2

Many guitarists play truly inspiring guitar phrases without playing in a very technical manner, and you can do this to when you follow the steps in this article.

April-May 2014
Tommaso Zillio

Wrapping your mind around the old "cowboy chords" but have no idea where to go from there? Here is a simple concept helping you break free and stimulating creativity.

February-March 2015
Sam Russell

UK guitarist Sam Russell has some cool ways to spice up both open chords and standard chords with modal notes.

August-September 2015
Simon Candy

Chords have the potential to bring a whole new element to your soloing providing cool, unique, and contrasting textures amongst the single note lines you play.

December-January 2016
Simon Candy

Drastically improve your acoustic guitar playing with these easy to play, advanced sounding chords.