Guitar Nine Columns: Guitar Technique

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

October-November 2010

Take one thing, one approach, one pattern - and master it.

October-November 2010

X marks the spot with simple but very powerful strategies on how to achieve more by playing less.

October-November 2010

Here are different ways of musical practice that do not have to be done at home or in a studio.

October-November 2010

Putting the focus on the metaphysical aspects of the playing the guitar.

October-November 2010

Guy`s great way of acquiring some useful improvisational tools, improving your techniques, sharpening your position shifting, and discovering new chord shapes.

October-November 2010

You can use the Harmonic Minor scale to add exotic twists to your solos.

October-November 2010

Mike Campese returns to revisit more ideas for the Phrygian Dominant scale.

August-September 2010

These two can be some of the most telling sign if a musician is good or great.

August-September 2010

Here`s a skill that saves you time and keeps you focused on the real issue that is causing you to make mistakes.

August-September 2010

Scott Allen explores altered chords (such as the Jimi Hendrix chord) and more.

August-September 2010

Express yourself with bends using Zammit`s exercises.

August-September 2010

Mike Campese is back with more ideas he used on his "Electric City" CD.

August-September 2010

Do you want to improve your guitar technique, play guitar cleaner, eliminate sloppy playing and unwanted string noise?

August-September 2010

Guy`s article designed for aspiring improvisers who are keen to break out of the pentatonic scale.

August-September 2010

X marks the spot with ways to gain freedom of expression and develop an ability to create original solos.

June-July 2010

Mike Campese introduces you to techniques from his 2010 CD.

June-July 2010

Scott Allen explodes the myth of the pentatonic scale being only appropriate for beginners.

June-July 2010

Here are exercises to develop and improve your speed on the guitar.

June-July 2010

Every musician has to do it and while some dread it, many others do it religiously.

June-July 2010

Solo ideas and strategies that will help you build a memorable solo.

June-July 2010

Improve your legato technique with Zammit`s exercises.

April-May 2010

Tom Hess offers three reasons why you may not be getting big results from taking guitar lessons.

April-May 2010

Here is a great way of acquiring some useful improvisational tools, improving your technique, and more.

April-May 2010

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

April-May 2010

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

April-May 2010

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

April-May 2010

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

April-May 2010

Music is a synthesis of technique and art; making sure you include both in equal measure.

February-March 2010

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

February-March 2010

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

February-March 2010

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

February-March 2010

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

February-March 2010

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

February-March 2010

Ysrafel explodes a few myths about learning music theory.

February-March 2010

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

February-March 2010

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

February-March 2010

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

February-March 2010

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

December-January 2009

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

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

December-January 2009

Five steps to better phrasing and cooler guitar solos.

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