February-March 2018

Vol. 22, No. 5: February-March 2018
Kick Off 2018 With Great Instructional Columns and Interviews
U.S., German, and British Musicians Interviewed; New Columnist: Mark Woodburn

Welcome to the February edition of the Guitar Nine on-line magazine. Slide guitar playing, chromatic lines, and setting up a practice schedule are just a few of the subjects covered in the first issue of 2018 - along with three new artist interviews (the German band In Dreams Of Reality, UK guitarist Sam Russell and U.S. bassist James Rosocha). In total, five guest columnists have submitted six original 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 the over 1400 musicians we've worked with over the past 21 years! Interestingly, we've now published over 220 artist interviews, while over 210 musicians and industry experts have written close to 1100 guest columns for this site since 1996.

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

Chock full o` ideas for promoting and selling your new record, and building a fan base.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike shows you several ways to spice up your riffs, lines and solos with some chromatic passing tones.

Mark Woodburn
Mark Woodburn

Mark covers the essential picking styles new guitarists need to learn (or at least be familiar with).

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

Nothing beats being in a recording studio with professionals. It’s one of those moments you dream about as a kid learning to play.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

Anyone (including yourself) can learn to develop creativity by using the proven methods and strategies for reaching this goal.

Simon Candy
Simon Candy

Slide guitar offers a very cool and unique sound that cannot be emulated any other way.

Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Tips on how to ready yourself for your next burst of songwriting inspiration.

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

In order to increase your visibility and gain a position in the mind of your listener or target audience, I feel it's important to invest in a public relations firm that specializes in the entertainment industry.

Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Take you guitar playing to the next level with Tommaso's best advice for the intermediate player.

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

Plans for the future? Play more gigs in front of larger audiences! Playing live is the greatest thing to do as a guitar player.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine
A visual look back at Guitar Nine pick promos and signature picks.

Guitar Nine's February-March 2018 newsletter.