Guitar Nine Columns: Guest Columnists

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

February-March 1998
David Knopfler

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

April-May 1998
David Knopfler

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
Joe Bochar

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

June-July 1998
Paul Kuntz

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.

August-September 1998
Ken Burtch

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.

October-November 1998
Paul Kuntz

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

October-November 1998
Curtis

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

October-November 1998
Neal Nagaoka

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

October-November 1998
Gerry Magee

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

December-January 1998
Paul Abbott

Paul Abbott discusses the phenomenon of sound.

December-January 1998
Gerry Magee

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

December-January 1998
Jeffrey Ryan Smoots

Putting yourself in the shoes and sticks of the drummer.

February-March 1999
Tonya Rae

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

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

February-March 1999
Peter Neri

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

February-March 1999
Don Lappin

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

April-May 1999
Tonya Rae

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

April-May 1999
Gerry Magee

Systematically deaiing with our musical need to improvise.

April-May 1999
Joe Bochar

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
Marshall C. Harrison

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

April-May 1999
Christopher Knab

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

June-July 1999
Christopher Knab

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

June-July 1999
Marc Pattison

Insightful thoughts on the precious gift of music from one of today`s hottest guitarists.

June-July 1999
Sebastian Kalamajski

You don`t have to be a shredding, virtuoso guitar player to learn proper phrasing, and your solos will stand out from the pack.

August-September 1999
Christopher Knab

Do you have MP3 music files in your future? Christopher Knab is here to give you some really great reasons why you should.

August-September 1999
Kevin Slack

How is your timing? Are you about to lose your gig because you always rush the beat? Kevin Slack has an exercise which will help you determine where you stand.

October-November 1999
Christopher Knab

Getting ready for major or minor distribution? Christopher Knab explains the form and function of the distributor one sheet

October-November 1999
Joe Elliott

Years of teaching at GIT have taught Joe a thing or three about structuring a solo. No need to travel to Hollywood, we`ve got the lesson right here.

October-November 1999
Gilbert Isbin

The guitarist on "Twins" offers the first installment on going beyond the flat pick.

October-November 1999
Will Landrum

G9er Will Landrum is here to help when you seem to be fresh out of ideas.

December-January 1999
Christopher Knab

Think you know your audience? Christopher Knab is here to make sure you take a closer look.

December-January 1999
Tonya Rae

One of our most requested column topics is being addressed by Tonya Rae, who has sent out more than a press kit or two.

December-January 1999
Joe Bochar

Not just "Orange" barcodes, but real, honest-to-goodness UPCs. Take it from Joe.

December-January 1999
Will Landrum

G9er Will Landrum is back to teach you the magic of turning a scale into real music.

December-January 1999
Greigg Fraser

Learn to walk a tightrope on someone else`s web site--Greigg is here to talk guitar pickups.

December-January 1999
Sebastian Kalamajski

Think about it--how to use your head to help your hands.

December-January 1999
Gilbert Isbin

The guitarist on "Twins" offers the second installment on going beyond the flat pick.

February-March 2000
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back to help you professionally develop your music for the marketplace.

February-March 2000
Sebastian Kalamajski

Understand how your body functions when you`re playing guitar, and you can get out more of your practice routines.

February-March 2000
Will Landrum

Will Landrum is back with an exercise will single handedly improve multiple areas of your playing and thinking.

February-March 2000
John Tapella

Check out this excerpt from Niccolo Paganini`s "24 Caprices" for your introduction into the neo-classical style.

February-March 2000
Ben Sherman

Rut busting tips from the guitarist behind the amazing "First Light".

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