Guitar Nine Columns: Guest Columnists

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

April-May 2009
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney points out some not-so-obvious connections between the red carpet and you.

June-July 2009
Michael Knight

Here`s some ideas for making your act the best deal in town.

June-July 2009
Pete Marinovich

There is an attitude, or spirit, that is common to most guitarists who have become successful.

June-July 2009
John Slaughter

The proper right hand positioning will enable you to play any style with just three types of picking positions.

June-July 2009
Jirakit Somame

A workout that develops finger independence, alternate picking, and two hand synchronization.

June-July 2009
Ben Kuzay

It`s important not to lose your soul in the pursuit of musical expression.

June-July 2009
Mike O'Malley

Have you played guitar for years and not gotten very far? Mike O`Malley has practical tips for your practice sessions.

June-July 2009
Jean-Pierre Zammit

Very cool and unique runs that can add that missing edge in your soloing.

August-September 2009
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike`s got a great way to learn your arpeggios and triads all over the neck.

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
Tom Hess Opus 2

There are two main problems that apply to almost all guitar teachers who struggle attracting new students.

August-September 2009
Scott Allen

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

August-September 2009
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab reminds us why there are so many good record releases, and so few great record releases.

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
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney has some better suggestions for those stage give-a-ways.

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
Tom Hess Opus 2

Do you really want a successful career in music, but you`re unsure about what to do if your plan doesn`t work? Read Tom Hess now.

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
Michael Elsner

What is it that really separates musicians who make a career out of music, and those who pursue music as a career, but don`t quite make it?

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
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney realizes it`s time to change media and customer perceptions.

October-November 2009
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab shows how tragedy can shed new light on an important topic

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
Joel Wanasek

Strategies on how you can start achieving more of the things you desire - today.

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
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab bemoans the lack of interesting and innovative music.

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