Guitar Nine Columns: Guest Columnists

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Enjoy over 20 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

February-March 2010

Music industry guru Christopher Knab tracks the shift from a "sales-to-a-customer" model to monetizing access to music.

December-January 2009

Music industry guru Christopher Knab bemoans the lack of interesting and innovative music.

December-January 2009

Taking you behind the making of Scott`s upcoming album "From The Blindside".

December-January 2009

How do you want your band remembered? Great ideas from Draven Grey.

December-January 2009

Five steps to better phrasing and cooler guitar solos.

December-January 2009

No matter your level, these five tips will greatly improve your compositional ability.

December-January 2009

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney with an old-school approach to boost show attendance.

December-January 2009

Is the ability to write songs a gift, or can it be learned? Lou Lombardi has the answer.

December-January 2009

How to get a better handle on the fretboard by concentrating on one string at a time.

December-January 2009

Without stamina and strength, the fretting hand won`t respond and will let you down! Use Zammit`s trills workout to build your hand.

December-January 2009

Mike Campese takes you through another section of this excellent Niccolo Paganini piece.

December-January 2009

Canadian guitarist David Martone uncovers video tips and techniques as he describes recording gear demos.

December-January 2009

Getting the most from a single sequence, with Tommaso Zillio.

December-January 2009

Guy talks about the odd, weird and even useful augmented chord.

December-January 2009

It`s not what you play, it`s how you play it. Read this column for more as it applies to your solos.

October-November 2009

When you are forced to make soloing decisions quickly, you may often end up making bad musical choices which distort your creativity.

October-November 2009

What is it that really separates musicians who make a career out of music, and those who pursue music as a career, but don`t quite make it?

October-November 2009

Here`s guidelines for making the most of backing tracks when learning and improvising.

October-November 2009

Scott`s new column all about what your priorities should be when learning the guitar.

October-November 2009

You haven`t been jamming without a purpose, have you? You have? Read Nick Layton.

October-November 2009

Music industry guru Christopher Knab shows how tragedy can shed new light on an important topic

October-November 2009

Strategies on how you can start achieving more of the things you desire - today.

October-November 2009

All about combining different techniques into a truly scary lick.

October-November 2009

The alternate picking of arpeggios can be a very tough technique to master - here`s a unique way to approach the problem.

October-November 2009

Mike Campese takes you through this short, but excellent, Niccolo Paganini piece.

October-November 2009

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney realizes it`s time to change media and customer perceptions.

October-November 2009

A two-part Invention done by one of Dan Sorber`s all-time favorite composers: J.S. Bach.

October-November 2009

Paul Tauterouff takes even more three-note sequences and turns them around to create new sequences that sound much more interesting.

October-November 2009

Canadian guitarist David Martone demonstrates his unique approach to two of his favorite techniques: tapping and hybrid picking.

October-November 2009

Even more of Greg`s personal uses and insights into this somewhat eclectic scale.

October-November 2009

Do you really want a successful career in music, but you`re unsure about what to do if your plan doesn`t work? Read Tom Hess now.

August-September 2009

Canadian guitarist David Martone takes you into the nuts and bolts of preparing three tracks for a Rush tribute album.

August-September 2009

There are two main problems that apply to almost all guitar teachers who struggle attracting new students.

August-September 2009

Music industry guru Christopher Knab reminds us why there are so many good record releases, and so few great record releases.

August-September 2009

Some very useful methods to help you learn to tune in and play by ear.

August-September 2009

Have you been working on your sweep picking and been struggling to improve? Here`s help.

August-September 2009

Don`t stifle your creativity by applying too much theory to the songwriting process.

August-September 2009

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney has some better suggestions for those stage give-a-ways.

August-September 2009

The fourth part of Scott Allen`s new series deals with the concept of perfect symmetry.

August-September 2009

Using odd time signatures, open tuning and hybrid picking to keep things interesting.

August-September 2009

Adapting legato technique to the ubiquitous arpeggio.

August-September 2009

Mike`s got a great way to learn your arpeggios and triads all over the neck.

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