August-September 2012

Vol. 17, No. 2: August-September 2012
Guitar Playing, Artistic Inspiration, And More
Nine Guest Columnists Contributing To August-September Issue

Welcome to the August edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. For over sixteen years, Guitar Nine has provided a wide selection of guitar-oriented instructional columns, news and information, and our August-September issue is certainly no exception. A total of nine guest columnists have submitted excellect articles on a range of musical topics of interest to independent musicians. Of special note, over 180 musicians have written guest columns since 1997.

Guitar Nine's August-September 2012 newsletter.

Jamie Andreas
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas provides some clarity on the subject of scales.

Mike Philippov
Mike Philippov

Mike discusses one of the most effective methods for practicing chord changes.

Rob James
Rob James

Backstage warm ups take on their own quirks, stories and connections that help to explain their success and approach to their music.

Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Playing high-pitched squeals that are so important in the style of metal players (and others).

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese introduces you to a cool scale sequence that is not commonly used.

Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney implores you to keep from throwing away your passion.

Neal Wakefield
Neal Wakefield

Here you`ll get essential tips to help you achieve the success you are striving for.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

If you hold the belief that it is wrong to try to make money with your musical talents, do not read any further - please don`t read this.

Joe Pinnavaia
Joe Pinnavaia

When you find a group of musicians that you write, perform and hang with and can trust, well you may have won a lottery in life.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Settling The Score... With Metal

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

A Heaping Helping Of Shredded Bliss

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Warp-Speed Washington Shredder

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

My listening isn`t biased towards guitar players. In fact, I think I might even avoid seeking out guitar players` recordings, because I`ve had better luck trying to get clear about my own approach to the instrument.

Roo Chapus
Roo Chapus

Another thing when making living as a guitarist is to be sure to make good songs. The majority of listeners doesn`t care about flashy solos, they want to hear cool songs.