Welcome to the February mid-winter edition of the Guitar Nine on-line magazine. Picking exercises, chord progressions, and easy guitar solos are just a few of the subjects covered in the first issue of 2021 In total, five guest columnists have submitted seven 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 24 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

Did you ever wonder where confidence comes from? How is it possible to have confidence at times, and suddenly lose confidence at critical moments?

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Examples that will help strengthen your picking, constructed in a more musical fashion.

Kevin M. Buck
Kevin M. Buck

Tips on recording some of the greatest classical pieces for electric guitars.

Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Is it something that is necessary for your specific musical path - or not?

James Rosocha
James Rosocha

Here is a minor cadence used in hundreds of Real Book tunes.

Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Here are three ways to advance and progress in the area of finger independence.

Dan Peeke
Dan Peeke

Get the most you can out of the rehearsal time you have scheduled.

Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

How old is too old? The answer may surprise you.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

A wealth of information about chords and chord progressions for you to learn and master.

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

"Eruption", "Atomic Punk" and a fiery cover of "You Really Got Me" blew us away in 1978.

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