Guitar Nine Columns: Guitar Technique

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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.

October-November 2009

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

August-September 2009

Paul Tauterouff takes a common three-note sequence and turns it around to create a new sequence that sounds much more interesting.

August-September 2009

Here are some exercises to develop and improve outside picking and alternate picking.

August-September 2009

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

August-September 2009

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

June-July 2009

The proper right hand positioning will enable you to play any style with just three types of picking positions.

June-July 2009

Have you played guitar for years and not gotten very far? Mike O`Malley has practical tips for your practice sessions.

June-July 2009

The third part of Scott Allen`s new series introduces you to the melodic minor.

June-July 2009

A workout that develops finger independence, alternate picking, and two hand synchronization.

June-July 2009

Very cool and unique runs that can add that missing edge in your soloing.

June-July 2009

Here`s a master class on the distinct sound of the harmonic minor scale, with your instructor, Mike Campese.

June-July 2009

Canadian guitarist David Martone goes over his summer itinerary of clinics and classes.

April-May 2009

Coming to a rational conclusion as to what improvisation could be.

April-May 2009

The second part of Scott Allen`s new series delves into the ways of the harmonic minor.

April-May 2009

Designing specific exercises to improve the picking hand, and develop right hand coordination.

April-May 2009

Practicing scales in an interesting and systematic way.

April-May 2009

Here`s some new ideas for looping string skipping ideas, with your instructor, Mike Campese.

April-May 2009

Guy`s reference spreadsheet for modes, chord scales and substitutions

April-May 2009

Do you struggle with not having enough time to practice guitar? How to practice effectively when time is at a premium.

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