February-March 2012

Vol. 16, No. 5: February-March 2012
Practicing Tips, Business Advice, Teaching Students
Guest Columnists Deliver Wealth Of Knowledge

Welcome to the February edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. Nine guest columnists have submitted excellent articles on a range of musical topics geared towards independent musicians. Eight columnists are returning and we welcome one new writer. Interestingly, over 180 musicians have written guest columns since 1997. Music releases making their debut include titles by Abnormal Thought Patterns, Vitali T Project, Logic?, and Clark Colborn. You may currently listen to and order 370 instrumental releases by 217 different artists.

Guitar Nine Records February-March 2012 newsletter.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike gets a little more detailed here, building on his previous sweeping columns.

Jamie Andreas
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas teaches you to constantly be open to new ideas and new intuitions about ways to improve your playing.

Joe Pinnavaia
Joe Pinnavaia

Joe discusses one of the most invaluable practice techniques known - recording yourself and listening.

Michael Knight
Michael Knight

Here`s a lesson in dynamics from Michael Knight - make your songs come alive with cues from bands such as Van Halen, Black Sabbath, Rush and Nirvana.

Neal Nagaoka
Neal Nagaoka

Ten of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

Nadine Gressett
Nadine Gressett

Maintaining a fresh perspective is not only key for making great music, but also in getting that great music heard.

Draven Grey
Draven Grey

Draven Grey talks about defining a fan base and creating a unique album release process.

Christopher Knab
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab has heard them all, and here are the top three reasons.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

Many people who have been teaching guitar for a long time don`t know all 5 of the important things you are now going to learn about how to teach guitar.

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

I had several proposals with major labels, but now the music business is really hard - no one does anything serious for you.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Blazing Instrumental Shred From Italy

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Guitar Nine

Communicating Beauty, Peace, And Joy

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Guitar Nine

One Of New York`s Best Kept Secrets

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Guitar Nine

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