Guitar Nine Columns: Guest Columnists

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Enjoy over 20 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

June-July 1999

A no-holds-barred look at a common problem between band members.

April-May 1999

Sweep those old sweeping techniques under the rug! Marshall Harrison`s got some great ideas in store for you.

April-May 1999

The second installment of practical advice from Tonya`s new book "Hidden Secrets To Making And Promoting Your Music Revealed".

April-May 1999

Systematically deaiing with our musical need to improvise.

April-May 1999

If you thought playing gigs was the only source for good `story material`, wait until you visit Mr. Bochar`s personal lake of fire. Don`t get burned.

April-May 1999

Music industry consultant Christopher Knab contributes his knowledgeable views on the current state of affairs.

February-March 1999

Peter Neri on how to get those fingers (and thumbs) flying.

February-March 1999

Don Lappin discusses the endless possibilities of the 5-tone tapping technique.

February-March 1999

A few words of practical advice from Tonya`s new book "Hidden Secrets To Making And Promoting Your Music Revealed".

February-March 1999

Gerry Magee continues his multi-part series on expanding your mind, as well as your fretboard, with an article on focusing your mental energy.

December-January 1998

Paul Abbott discusses the phenomenon of sound.

December-January 1998

Putting yourself in the shoes and sticks of the drummer.

December-January 1998

Highlighting the ways that other instruments and their players can profoundly effect us.

October-November 1998

Gerry Magee begins his multi-part series on expanding your mind, as well as your fretboard, with the benefits of thinking like a composer.

October-November 1998

Kick-start your musical development with these essential tips from Curtis.

October-November 1998

Learn the essentials of the swept arpeggio from one of the masters of the technique.

October-November 1998

Guitarist Paul Kuntz is back with some thoughts on how to avoid that feeling of being `lost without a map`.

August-September 1998

The beautiful part about the tempered music scale lies in it`s flexibility. One of Ken`s favorite tricks is to take one shape, and use it to move up or down the fretboard in a linear way. The similarities in chord shapes will allow you to do the same.

June-July 1998

Guitarist Paul Kuntz is back with some fresh ideas on getting out of playing `in the box` and save untold wear and tear on your frets.

April-May 1998

British guitarist David Knopfler recalls the days when the Stratocaster was held in esteem as the instrument of choice--if you could afford one, that is. A tale of how dreams can come true, and how old feelings never quite die.

April-May 1998

Instrumentalist Joe Bochar serves up a thinly disguised look at chromatics.

February-March 1998

Jason Pruett offers his light-hearted yet insightful views on getting the most from your guitar and busting a playing rut.

February-March 1998

British guitarist David Knopfler has a few words to say about the separate lead guitarist vs. rhythm guitarist identities.

December-January 1997

If you`ve got the urge to explore jazz after a background in rock, you`ll need to understand the differences between the two styles. Guitarist Sean Gill gives you the keys to unlock the door to jazz.

December-January 1997

Houston guitarist Rusty Cooley figures that with ten fingers, there`s got to be times when you can use over half of them to express your ideas.

October-November 1997

Just can`t get enough info about modes, can you? Guitarist Tony Young relates modes to chord progressions.

October-November 1997

New Jersey guitarist Paul Kuntz is back and aside from a ravenous appetite, he`s got plans to teach you all about tuplets and fitting the notes to the rhythm.

August-September 1997

New Jersey guitarist Paul Kuntz takes time out from lunch to give you his assurance that there is life beyond the blues scale.

April-May 1997

Do you still think the Aeolian mode is a ship from Star Trek? Are you comfortable discussing Mixolydian and Phrygian modes in mixed company? Tony Young cuts to the heart of modes.

April-May 1997

An original work (part one of two preludes) composed for solo electric guitar, in tabulature and standard notation.

April-May 1997

Don`t let your current concept of reality dominate your guitar playing.

February-March 1997

An original work composed for solo classical guitar, in tabulature and standard notation.

December-January 1996

Learn some substitutions for those tried and true barre chords. How the knowledge of triads can help you come up with original sounding guitar parts.

December-January 1996

An arrangement of the Tchaikovsky piece for solo guitar, in tabulature and standard notation.

October-November 1996

Some creative uses of digital delay when writing or recording.

October-November 1996

Tips for playing arpeggiated chord progressions using string skipping.

August-September 1996

Arnold Schulman discusses lyric writing for the beginner.

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