October-November 2006

Vol. 11, No. 3: October-November 2006
ROCKtober Is Instrumental Guitar Month
Second Annual Tribute To Instrumental Guitarists And Bands Worldwide

Welcome to the October edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. Guitar Nine marks the second annual Instrumental Guitar Month, a great time to remember, support, discover, promote, and celebrate the many practitioners of this near-underground musical sub-genre. Tell a friend, open a seasonal beverage and enjoy some great music! Recently we've added another 41 titles to the site, including instrumental CDs by Travis Larson Band, Carvalho/Martinho, Ray DeTone, Peter Frampton, Al DiMeola, David Rogers, Robben Ford, Neil Zaza, Leon MacLellan, Jose Del Rio, Marco Ferrigno, Michael Elsner, Tommy Merry, Hellborg/Lane, Frank Gambale, Paul Gilbert, German Schauss, Ozric Tentacles, Magic Red, Rick Ruskin, A.D.D., Danny Weis, Gino Foti, Mike Stern, Alex Machacek, Electric Outlet, Spaced Out, T.D. Clark, Sheryl Bailey 3, Eric Roberts, Bert Elliot, Thomas Larsson, Baron Tymas, Marty Friedman, Derek Sherinian, 2 GuitarViols and Susan McDonald. You can now listen to and order 1964 instrumental releases by 1111 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).

Guitar Nine Records October-November 2006 newsletter.

Guy Pople
Guy Pople

Guy Pople delves into independence and rudimentary music theory.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

These ideas will really add some spice to your playing.

Patrick DeCoste
Patrick DeCoste

Patrick DeCoste returns with tips on `playing to the sound`.

Jamie Andreas
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas helps you to both figure out, and master, the neck.

Randy Ellefson
Randy Ellefson

Guitarist Randy Ellefson hopes you never need this article. But if you do, read on.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

Do you know the difference between an amateur and a professional? Learn the difference between `just playing well` and mastery.

Christopher Knab
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab helps you write a cover letter, complee with a prototype and instructions.

Sean Farrington
Sean Farrington

The fourth installment of strategies that successful independent artists use to profit from their passion for music.

Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney is back to help influence your priorities.

David Martone
David Martone

Canadian guitarist David Martone`s recent clinic with Jennifer Batten.

Robert Walker
Robert Walker

Most guitarist are predominantly one or the other. Here`s some ways to achieve some balance.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Total Italian Heaviosity

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Somewhat Satriani-esqe Instro Rock

Guglielmo Malusardi
Guglielmo Malusardi

You know, what`s really weird about me is that I`m an artist, I consider myself as an artist and musician first, and a guitar player secondly, you know, guitar is not the thing that motivates me. Music is.