Guitar Nine Columns: Guitar Technique

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

April-May 2009

You can come up with listenable and interesting solos if you know just how to "word" everything.

April-May 2009

Andre Tonelli has great ideas to get you out of playing in boxes, and into playing music.

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.

February-March 2009

Andre Tonelli is here to guide you through limitations that can actually serve a useful purpose for guitar players.

February-March 2009

Don`t ignore your picking hand in favor of the almighty fretting hand - you`ll pay the price.

February-March 2009

Ysrafel`s got tips on transferring tapping ability from one string to the next.

February-March 2009

The first part of Scott Allen`s new series designed to make the intermediate player a more well rounded soloist.

February-March 2009

Learning ways to substitute notes using octaves with your instructor, Mike Campese.

February-March 2009

Neo-classical guitarist Tom Hess cuts to the chase to help you get to the next level.

February-March 2009

Paul Tauterouff expends even more on the flash lick concept in Part 3 of the series.

February-March 2009

It`s time to stop talking and start working with some real musical examples featuring legato phrasing.

December-January 2008

Applying the melodic minor scale to rock music with Mike Campese.

December-January 2008

Digging a bit deeper into phrasing in a quest for greater self-expression.

December-January 2008

Paul Tauterouff expends on the flash lick concept in Part 2 of the series.

December-January 2008

Topics as guitar players we tend to forget, but that are very important as far as making music.

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