Guitar Nine Columns: Guest Columnists

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April-May 2016

Tired of spending so much time practicing without ever seeing big results? Check out this article from Tom Hess.

April-May 2016

Just by flatting the third you can develop a whole new shredding sound.

February-March 2016

How to carefully observe and learn from the vast library of existing unplugged acoustic songs out there.

February-March 2016

Music theory isn;t learning how to write down different notes, or practicing and reciting scales on a guitar. It`s about experiencing the way notes interact and the effect they have on the listener.

February-March 2016

Here you`ll discover the three critical guitar phrasing elements that truly great guitarists possess.

February-March 2016

Mastering emotional playing will take your playing to the next level

February-March 2016

Mike Campese reminds you that if you don`t use it, you will surely lose it.

February-March 2016

No one succeeds in the music business who doesn`t already utilize the five key elements used by massively successful pro musicians.

February-March 2016

David Sertl is here to address underdevelopment in the educational field of rhythm.

December-January 2015

Music industry guru Christopher Knab rewinds his career, providing a detailed account `then to now`.

December-January 2015

Any guitar teacher who achieves great success fully understands how they share a lot in common with anyone who has ever climbed to the top of Mt. Everest.

December-January 2015

Start learning this winter how to mitigate the usual summer slowdown in your guitar teaching business.

December-January 2015

Why general advice fails and what you should do instead.

December-January 2015

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses how to move on when it`s time to move on.

December-January 2015

Mike Campese will help you build on your scales with his string skipping exercises.

October-November 2015

Don`t be clueless about what you must do to become a successful guitar teacher.

October-November 2015

To grow your music career fast, you need to understand which questions you are asking that are leading you down the wrong path.

October-November 2015

When you use an effective guitar practice approach, you gain a lot of confidence and excitement for your improvement. However, if you are like most guitarists, this excitement fades over time.

October-November 2015

Sad but true: almost 100% of guitar instructors choose `mediocrity` as their standard of achievement.

October-November 2015

You must figure out why these fears exist in you and what you can do to prevent them from controlling your musical future.

October-November 2015

Mike Campese is back to help you out of the box - the scale pattern box, that is.

October-November 2015

Learn awesome guitar techniques in the style of Chet Atkins and how to apply them to your own acoustic playing.

August-September 2015

Most likely, your lack of progress is the result of years of bad playing habits. Let`s correct those habits.

August-September 2015

Six points that will help you understand what you must do to clearly demonstrate your overwhelming value as a guitar teacher so you can attract more students.

August-September 2015

Get your music career going on the right track by following the same approach used by Olympic competitors who succeed on the highest platform in the world.

August-September 2015

Mike Campese will help master your triads in all 12 keys, focusing on the sharp keys for the major triads.

August-September 2015

Here you`ll learn several creative blues guitar techniques that will make your blues phrases sound much more expressive.

August-September 2015

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.

June-July 2015

The majority of guitar players unconsciously ruin their potential for improvement by learning `too fast` in some areas of their playing and `too slow` in other areas.

June-July 2015

Tom Hess takes you through the exact steps needed for cleaning up unwanted string noise in your blues guitar licks.

June-July 2015

Do you feel like you are at a dead end with your guitar playing? Here are three additional killer ways that will totally change the way you play your acoustic guitar from now on,

June-July 2015

Learn the differences between guitar teaching business `myths` and `reality`.

June-July 2015

Without a strong sense of melody and phrasing your music will never have that magical sense of wonder.

June-July 2015

In order to be a great guitar player you must develop mastery over the fretboard.

June-July 2015

Look deeper, and find the overlooked value that makes John Petrucci a much greater guitarist than other players.

June-July 2015

If you are wondering how modern metal players use all these "wrong" notes and still sound great - here`s how.

June-July 2015

Mike Campese covers the flat keys moving around the circle of fourths.

April-May 2015

Comparing the opposing mindsets of successful and unsuccessful musicians.

April-May 2015

UK guitarist Sam Russell shares his personal methods on finding the inspiration to be creative musically and lyrically.

April-May 2015

A guided tour of the 2015 album by the Scott Allen Project.

April-May 2015

Before you will become a highly successful professional musician, you need to get rid of several false beliefs that will cause you to fail in your music career.

April-May 2015

If your guitar heroes use a lot of "wrong" notes and make them sound "right" (and you can`t), here`s how to do it.

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