October-November 2010

Vol. 15, No. 3: October-November 2010
ROCKtober Is Instrumental Guitar Month
Sixth Annual Tribute To Instrumental Guitarists And Bands Worldwide

Welcome to to the October edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. Guitar Nine marks the sixth 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 10 titles to the site, including instrumental CDs by Neil Haverstick, Asaf Sirkis Trio, Mortimer Nelson, Powell Young, Marty Young, GuitarChina.com, Lyden Moon, Khan Manuel, Paul Tauterouff and Susan McDonald. You can now listen to and order 1813 instrumental releases by 1155 different artists. Visit the Instrumental Guitar Showcase to browse and listen to all of these dynamic recordings, or check out our recommendations page.

Guitar Nine Records October-November 2010 newsletter.

Ben Woolman
Ben Woolman

Putting the focus on the metaphysical aspects of the playing the guitar.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese returns to revisit more ideas for the Phrygian Dominant scale.

Dan Sorber
Dan Sorber

Take one thing, one approach, one pattern - and master it.

Guy Pople
Guy Pople

Guy`s great way of acquiring some useful improvisational tools, improving your techniques, sharpening your position shifting, and discovering new chord shapes.

Joe Pinnavaia
Joe Pinnavaia

Here are different ways of musical practice that do not have to be done at home or in a studio.

Mike O'Malley
Mike O'Malley

You can use the Harmonic Minor scale to add exotic twists to your solos.

Greg X
Greg X

X marks the spot with simple but very powerful strategies on how to achieve more by playing less.

David Martone
David Martone

Canadian guitarist David Martone talks about his latest clinic and show in Bucharest, Romania.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

Do you need immediate help starting a successful career in music? Here are four things that will put you on the right track.

Christopher Knab
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab prods musicians and bands to get creative and think outside of the box.

Kole
Kole

Kole teaches three essential and very effective concepts for making music.

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

What works for me is a real life approach mixed with the internet stuff. The Internet by itself is just digital overkill for all of us suffering from ADHD. Everyone has 47 social media profiles, a web page, and ends up sitting in front of the computer all day.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Hard-Driving Guitar Surf Music

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

From The Heart Of The Blues