August-September 2003

Vol. 8, No. 2: August-September 2003
Scorching Summer: Music Is On Fire
New Guitar-Oriented Releases Galore, In Every Category

Welcome to the August edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. As we here at G9 bake in the North Carolina sun, fans of instrumental guitar music have a lot to listen to this summer, with new releases and reissues continuing to pour in from all over the world. We've added 28 new releases to the site in the past two months, including instrumental CDs by George Robinson, Rene Engel, Bernd Brothers, Insout, Ron Jackson, Greg Koch, Magic Elf, Larry Carlton, Joe Nardulli, Howland/Imboden Project, Ryan Formato, Jose Luis Encinas, Oscar Lopez, Carl Burnett, Galina Vale, David Pritchard, Alien Cowboys, Joel Hoekstra, Dixie Dregs, Howland/Laug/Morrison/Pinnick, G-Fire, Gilbert Isbin and Michael Fath. You can now listen to and order 1184 instrumental releases by 664 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).

Guitar Nine Records August-September 2003 newsletter.

Martin Behr
Martin Behr

Add some excitement to your playing by playing outside the scale. This time: blending the Mixolydian with diminished scale.

Tom Yoder
Tom Yoder

The amazing Tom Yoder and his equally amazing arpeggios.

Jamie Andreas
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas on how to make progress, real progress, in your abilities.

Steve Pappas
Steve Pappas

Steve Pappas completes his "Amazing Grace" arrangement with this final variation.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Knowing the modes, and putting them to good use, are two different things. Here`s part three of Mike Campese`s multi-part lesson.

Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses how and when to approach the money men.

Christopher Knab
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back with advice on how you can improve your odds playing demo roulette.

Chris Juergensen
Chris Juergensen

The changes in the music business, and how they should make you very happy.

David Martone
David Martone

Using your `Inbox` to do session work, with Canadian guitarist David Martone.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Percussive & Melodic Fingerstyle

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Stunning Interplay & Synergy

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Genre-Bending Acoustic Fingerstyle

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Fusion Guitar Meets Ethno, Funk & Hip-Hop Grooves

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Finger-Plucked, Multi-Genre Electric Instrumentals