Guitar Nine Records April-May 2005 newsletter.
Welcome to the April edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. We're happy to report a number of stellar instrumental releases have come in from all over the globe, keeping the international flavor of the site alive and well. We've added another 46 releases to the site in the past two months, including instrumental CDs by Steve Stephen, Greg Marra, Carl Burnett, Plungers, Roland Chadwick, Richard Kuncicky, James Robinson, Michael Schenker, Nokie Edwards/Art Greenhaw, Carl Palmer, Hellborg/Buckethead, Dennis Burns, Mike Banta, Jesse Batiuk, Todd Mussman, Steve Vai, George Benson, Johannes Linstead, Scott Tarulli, Harry Kapeliaris, Amir Beso, Neal Schon, Buddy Dughi, Neil Haverstick, Serane/Boutinaud, Cloux, Leo Kottke, Gregory Simmons, Patrick Woods, JD Project, GasHead, Mike Terrana, Doug Markley, Miguel Amado, Emilio Garcia, Rafi Levy, Joe Stump, Kermheat, Be-Bop Guitars, Matthew Mills, Trance Lucid and Ken Snyder. You can now listen to and order 1624 instrumental releases by 917 different artists. Visit the Instrumental Guitar Showcase to browse and listen to all of these dynamic recordings, or check out our recommendations page. If you've released an instrumental project, get all the details about merchandising through Guitar Nine, and decide if it's right for your music (if you've released a guitar-oriented CD with vocals, click here).
Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas helps you define the role of a good guitar teacher.
Mike Campese blazes through exercises from his all new CD, entitled "The New".
Guitarist Jeff Lawrence talks about the many benefits of fretboard knowledge.
Jazz/funk/fusion guitarist John Drew guides you through the ups and downs of one representative musician`s career path.
Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney speaks to musicians about how loss of control leads to poor results and a lack of accomplishment.
Music industry consultant Christopher Knab shows you how to make your bio informative, upbeat, motivational and useful.
Recording a live show, what can go wrong, will go wrong, with Canadian guitarist David Martone.
Now you`ve got a good recorded acoustic guitar sound, let`s make sure it sounds good in the mix.
Ready to quit your day job? Get some thoughts and advice first, from one who`s done it.
If you learn other peoples solos or listen to other people`s music, will it ruin your own creativity? Scott Tarulli gives his personal opinion.
Guitarist A-J Charron is here with his ideas on writing from the heart (not the checkbook).
Hess guitarist Mike Walsh has got a great use for your next spare Benjamin.