April-May 2017

Vol. 21, No. 6: April-May 2017
Improve Your Picking And Sweeping Technique
Online Magazine Has Eight Fresh Columns For April

Welcome to the April edition of the Guitar Nine on-line magazine. Pedal points, the CAGED system and picking are just a few of the subjects found in this issue. In total, seven guest columnists have submitted eight fresh articles on a range of musical topics of interest to practicing musicians. After working through the information and lessons, please sample some great music released by over 1000 musicians we've worked with over the past 20 years! Of note, we've published over 220 artist interviews, while over 210 musicians and industry experts have written close to 1100 guest columns for this site since 1996.

Guitar Nine's April-May 2017 newsletter.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

3-string picking ideas that are great for developing your picking, and to help create lines.

Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

One of the oldest concepts in the book, adapted for modern rock guitar playing.

Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Why do people still use the CAGED system? Here are some answers.

Simon Candy
Simon Candy

In part 2, you`ll learn how to create amazing blues guitar solos using open strings.

Chris Schreiner
Chris Schreiner

Chris takes you through every inversion on string-set G-B-E, allowing you to bust one out when called upon to do so.

Blaine Kaltman
Blaine Kaltman

And... a tasty lick to get your fingers working.

Chris Schreiner
Chris Schreiner

Chris covers a classic 1980`s example of style over substance.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

The biggest obstacle standing in the way of your guitar playing greatness is not learning complicated techniques.

Jared Smith
Jared Smith

Although prolific, these two guitarists were really just culminations of hard work done by many guitarists before them.