Guitar Nine Columns: Guest Columnists

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Enjoy over 25 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

February-March 2019
Tommaso Zillio

A list of six refreshing ways you can take care of yourself and get back to writing.

February-March 2019
Bobby Kittleberger

Showing the benefits of music education, and how it positively impacts the lives of students.

February-March 2019
Paul Verschuur

Remember: your unique intuition is the most important asset you possess.

February-March 2019
Vlad De Briansky

Remember: your unique intuition is the most important asset you possess.

February-March 2019
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Building your chops while making practice time more interesting and even, fun.

February-March 2019
Tommaso Zillio

Which instrument should you be using, and is it possible to get away with not using one at all?

December-January 2018
Tommaso Zillio

Consider taking your playing to the next level - and melt some minds.

December-January 2018
Tommaso Zillio

Tips on how to continue your understanding of music theory with the right foot forward.

December-January 2018
James Rosocha

Altering the sound of the pentatonic scale by plugging in an additional note.

December-January 2018
Austin Consordini

Identifying and accurately defining each of the main guitar types.

December-January 2018
Tommaso Zillio

Tommaso compares and contrasts CAGED and pentatonic scale systems.

December-January 2018
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike digs a little deeper into the Altered scale, aka Super Locrian.

October-November 2018
Simon Candy

Simon takes a close look at the use of chords in this popular tuning.

October-November 2018
Tommaso Zillio

It's a misconception that inspiration is something that just appears out of thin air.

October-November 2018
Austin Consordini

Check out the 12-string guitar, as well as the songs you could practice and learn from using this instrument.

October-November 2018
James Rosocha

An endless variety of melodic phrases can be derived from the permutation of chord tones.

October-November 2018
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike teaches soloing over chord changes with a track from his album, "The Fire Within".

October-November 2018
Tommaso Zillio

Get memorable - immerse yourself into the world of repetition.

August-September 2018
Tommaso Zillio

Write an inspirational song that people actually want to listen to by incorporating different keys.

August-September 2018
Simon Candy

Avoiding these crippling mistakes will eliminate frustration and lead to satisfying arrangements.

August-September 2018
Tommaso Zillio

If your songs are pleasant to listen to, but not the most captivating, check out these tips.

August-September 2018
Simon Candy

A way of playing your guitar where you can sound full and complete without needing someone else to play with you.

August-September 2018
Tommaso Zillio

Write an inspirational song that people actually want to listen to by incorporating different keys.

August-September 2018
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike has a new album, "The Fire Within". and breaks down a few of the notable tracks.

June-July 2018
Simon Candy

Learn the sophisticated, awe inspired, and flat out mind-blowing style of percussive acoustic guitar.

June-July 2018
Tommaso Zillio

Is learning music theory is the way to go, or, will it drain your potential?

June-July 2018
James Rosocha

Additional rhythmic variations to practice using the pentatonic scale as the vehicle.

June-July 2018
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike delivers the keys to unlocking specific sounds, such as the Phrygian dominant mode, from the Harmonic Minor scale.

June-July 2018
Cassie Steele

Having a solid strategy for promoting your music and building your fanbase is so important - the good news is that there are endless ways to promote your music online.

June-July 2018
Chris Byrd

Deepen your knowledge of the Minor Pentatonic scale, free yourself from the “5 boxes slavery”, expand your phrasing vocabulary and stimulate your creativity.

June-July 2018
Tommaso Zillio

Learning to use musical form will help you "cast" an idea into an entire song.

June-July 2018
Luca Sellitto

Deepen your knowledge of the Minor Pentatonic scale, free yourself from the “5 boxes slavery”, expand your phrasing vocabulary and stimulate your creativity.

April-May 2018
Tommaso Zillio

a simple and fun trick that many professionals often use in their songs.

April-May 2018
James Rosocha

Rosocha teaches permutations - altered scale shapes based on fretboard position.

April-May 2018
Just Rijna

Exploding the myths surrounding talent, inspiration and writer's block.

April-May 2018
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Gaining fluency with triad arpeggios will help your soloing and rhythm playing.

April-May 2018
Simon Candy

Play great songs such as “Landslide”, "Dust In The Wind" and "The Boxer".

April-May 2018
Tommaso Zillio

Tommaso delves into guitar solo harmonies - they are not as hard as they look.

February-March 2018
Tommaso Zillio

Take you guitar playing to the next level with Tommaso's best advice for the intermediate player.

February-March 2018
Tommaso Zillio

Tips on how to ready yourself for your next burst of songwriting inspiration.

February-March 2018
Simon Candy

Slide guitar offers a very cool and unique sound that cannot be emulated any other way.

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