December-January 2000

Vol. 5, No. 4: December-January 2000
Holiday Greetings To Guitar Fans
Over 530 Instrumental Guitar 'Gifts' Now Available

Welcome to the December edition of the Guitar Nine on-line magazine. After you've bought presents for family and friends (and your Aunt Mabel), treat yourself to the instrumental guitar CDs you've been craving all year. We've even got 15 brand new CDs to pick from, including instrumental works by Gambale, Hamm & Smith, Kevin Ferguson, Rockenfield/Speer, Hess, Z-Works, Adrian Legg, Merry Axemas, Ballurio, Martin Behr, Jay EuDaly, Lyall Steel, Tribal Tech, Janos Varga and Jeff Scheetz. You can now listen to and order 533 instrumental releases by 326 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).

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese is back with a follow up article with even more 9ths for your entertainment.

Sebastian Kalamajski
Sebastian Kalamajski

Swedish guitarist Sebastian Kalamajski recommends you think before you noodle.

Michael Hewett
Michael Hewett

Acoustic wizard Michael Hewett has some great advice to help you get "all there" with the music.

Neil Haverstick
Neil Haverstick

Neil Haverstick has made his living with his instrument for over 20 years - the third installment of practical tips from a seasoned veteran.

Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney

Are "new" marketing ideas really as new as they sound? Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney offers his expert opinion.

Christopher Knab
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back with advice for indies on manufacturing issues.

David Martone
David Martone

Canadian guitarist David Martone has learned a lot about recording over the years. Let`s check in and see what David has for us on the art of recording.

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Guitarist Works Instrumental & Christian Rock

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

I have always played because I love the guitar and now since 1994, when I again started being in charge of the projects I was involved in I have felt the freedom to make the music I want to make and that I personally enjoy.

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Instrumental Rock Shredder Looks To The Future

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Chicago's Hardest Working Blues Band

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Blazing Instrumental Funk Rock

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Blues, Jazz & World Influences

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Swirling Electric & Appealing Acoustic Guitar

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Instrumental E.P. From Down Under