February-March 2017

Vol. 21, No. 5: February-March 2017
New Year, Six New Columns, Tuominen Interview
Improve Your Playing And Knowledge With Fresh Perspectives

Welcome to the February edition of the Guitar Nine on-line magazine. Scales, acoustic playing, and picking are just a few of the subjects found in this issue - along with a new interview with Jartse Tuominen. In total, five guest columnists have submitted six fresh articles on a range of musical topics of interest to practicing musicians. In addition to consuming the information presented, please sample some great music released by over 1000 musicians we've worked with over the past 20 years! Of note, we've published over 200 artist interviews, while nearly 210 musicians and industry experts have written over 1000 guest columns for this site since 1996.

Guitar Nine's February-March 2017 newsletter.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

You will get your skills back again by using these five approaches.

Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Discover how learning scales actually fosters creativity.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: Chapters

These 2-string scale fragment examples will increase your speed and your picking technique.

Joe Nevin
Joe Nevin

Check in with Joe Nevin and his 10 rocking guitar techniques you need to know.

Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Why you need to stop dividing your fretboard in 5 today.

Simon Candy
Simon Candy

How to create amazing guitar solos using open strings and pentatonic scale patterns.

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

I hear themes in my mind and somehow it goes on paper. Some songs on "Untold Stories" took years to get written and recorded.