Guitar Nine Columns: Guitar Technique

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

August-September 2009
Paul Tauterouff

Paul Tauterouff takes a common three-note sequence and turns it around to create a new sequence that sounds much more interesting.

August-September 2009
Scott Allen

The fourth part of Scott Allen`s new series deals with the concept of perfect symmetry.

August-September 2009
Jon Rhodes

Some very useful methods to help you learn to tune in and play by ear.

August-September 2009
Mike Philippov

Have you been working on your sweep picking and been struggling to improve? Here`s help.

August-September 2009
Jason Sadites

Using odd time signatures, open tuning and hybrid picking to keep things interesting.

August-September 2009
Jirakit Somame

Here are some exercises to develop and improve outside picking and alternate picking.

August-September 2009
Greg Rapaport

Some of Greg`s personal uses and insights into this somewhat eclectic scale.

August-September 2009
Mike O'Malley

Don`t stifle your creativity by applying too much theory to the songwriting process.

August-September 2009
Jean-Pierre Zammit

Adapting legato technique to the ubiquitous arpeggio.

August-September 2009
David Martone

Canadian guitarist David Martone takes you into the nuts and bolts of preparing three tracks for a Rush tribute album.

October-November 2009
Greg Rapaport

Even more of Greg`s personal uses and insights into this somewhat eclectic scale.

October-November 2009
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese takes you through this short, but excellent, Niccolo Paganini piece.

October-November 2009
Mike Philippov

When you are forced to make soloing decisions quickly, you may often end up making bad musical choices which distort your creativity.

October-November 2009
David Wallimann

Here`s guidelines for making the most of backing tracks when learning and improvising.

October-November 2009
Scott Allen

Scott`s new column all about what your priorities should be when learning the guitar.

October-November 2009
Nick Layton

You haven`t been jamming without a purpose, have you? You have? Read Nick Layton.

October-November 2009
Paul Tauterouff

Paul Tauterouff takes even more three-note sequences and turns them around to create new sequences that sound much more interesting.

October-November 2009
Mike O'Malley

All about combining different techniques into a truly scary lick.

October-November 2009
Dan Sorber

A two-part Invention done by one of Dan Sorber`s all-time favorite composers: J.S. Bach.

October-November 2009
Jean-Pierre Zammit

The alternate picking of arpeggios can be a very tough technique to master - here`s a unique way to approach the problem.

October-November 2009
David Martone

Canadian guitarist David Martone demonstrates his unique approach to two of his favorite techniques: tapping and hybrid picking.

December-January 2009
David Martone

Canadian guitarist David Martone uncovers video tips and techniques as he describes recording gear demos.

December-January 2009
Tom Hess Opus 2

It`s not what you play, it`s how you play it. Read this column for more as it applies to your solos.

December-January 2009
Mike O'Malley

How to get a better handle on the fretboard by concentrating on one string at a time.

December-January 2009
Scott Allen

Taking you behind the making of Scott`s upcoming album "From The Blindside".

December-January 2009
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese takes you through another section of this excellent Niccolo Paganini piece.

December-January 2009
Nick Layton

Five steps to better phrasing and cooler guitar solos.

December-January 2009
Tommaso Zillio

Getting the most from a single sequence, with Tommaso Zillio.

December-January 2009
Guy Pople

Guy talks about the odd, weird and even useful augmented chord.

December-January 2009
Jean-Pierre Zammit

Without stamina and strength, the fretting hand won`t respond and will let you down! Use Zammit`s trills workout to build your hand.

February-March 2010
Tommaso Zillio

Explore some other (more advanced) variations of the same sequence, with Tommaso Zillio.

February-March 2010
Ysrafel

Ysrafel explodes a few myths about learning music theory.

February-March 2010
Paul Tauterouff

Paul Tauterouff breaks things up a little bit to talk about some rockin` rhythm guitar ideas.

February-March 2010
Mika Tyyska

A mind game method for creating the right solo for the song.

February-March 2010
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese helps you to increase your speed and technical facility.

February-March 2010
Tom Hess Opus 2

All of the things you need to do, or practice, in order to reach you playing goals.

February-March 2010
Mike O'Malley

Inspired by Jeff Beck`s cover of "A Day In The Life"? Learn how you can play more melodically.

February-March 2010
Dan Sorber

Ideas that make good melodic sense whether you play them fast or slow.

February-March 2010
Jean-Pierre Zammit

Zammit`s back with the first part of his challenging and beneficial chromatic exercises.

February-March 2010
Scott Allen

Scott`s tackles the unteachable, and talks about adding bends, slides, and killer vibrato to your solo work

April-May 2010
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese gives you exercises and tios on how to pedal your way to musical nirvana.

April-May 2010
Ysrafel

Ysrafel covers vibrato technique in great detail in this informative lesson.

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