Guitar Nine Columns: Guitar Technique

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

October-November 2005
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Get out your brooms and... no wait, check that - here are Mike`s hottest sweep picking techniques.

October-November 2005
Mike Walsh

Hess guitarist Mike Walsh offers great tips for accurate self expression.

December-January 2005
Sven Stichter

Scare your audience (or even make someone hurl) with this ascending (yet descending) pattern.

December-January 2005
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Here are Mike`s sweep picking techniques applied to a revered classical caprice.

December-January 2005
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas helps you get beyond "moving fingers" to actually "making music".

December-January 2005
Chris Juergensen

If you think a Slash Chord is only found on a Guns `n` Roses album, you really need this article.

December-January 2005
Jason Sadites

Give your listeners a little bit more by throwing in an unexpected time change.

December-January 2005
Danny Jones

Danny Jones is back with blues licks taken from his recorded solos.

December-January 2005
Randy Ellefson

Guitarist Randy Ellefson introduces two basic ideas in counterpoint: oblique motion and contrary motion.

February-March 2006
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese offers an unusual technique that can yield some surprisingly cool results.

February-March 2006
Chris Juergensen

Times are perfect for releasing your own CD and this article will give you some planning and recording ideas.

February-March 2006
Ken Rubenstein

Adding tremendous color and personality to your music through the use of rhythm.

February-March 2006
Jason Parker

Jason Parker tells you what to expect and how to get a foot in the door.

February-March 2006
Toshi Iseda

Guitarist Toshi Iseda reminds musicians that live shows should also be an engaging entertainment experience.

February-March 2006
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas explores the relationship between musical expression and technique.

February-March 2006
Danny Jones

Danny Jones is back with blues licks featuring dynamic double stops.

February-March 2006
Sven Stichter

Annihilate your tendencies to rely on reflexes, and use the force instead.

February-March 2006
Dan Keller

Need more ways to make a simple melody more interesting? Let the Sultan of String show you how.

February-March 2006
Will Landrum

Will Landrum shows you how to inject your own personal timing and inflections into your playing while staying in groove with the real timing of the music.

April-May 2006
Danny Jones

Danny Jones is back with licks that will help you break the scale pattern syndrome.

April-May 2006
Alan Williamson

UK guitarist Alan Williamson shows you how to use more fingers, tones and frets in your licks.

April-May 2006
Jason Sadites

Can you deliver interesting and musical solos? Do it by looking for ways to add more variety.

April-May 2006
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese serves up a blended scale you can use to set your music apart from the ordinary.

April-May 2006
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas with an insightful answer to a common question.

April-May 2006
Will Landrum

G9er Will Landrum is back with more ways to use the beloved arpreggio.

June-July 2006
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

One of the best ways to memorize your scales on the neck and help you break out of the patterns you have been stuck in.

June-July 2006
Guy Pople

If it has ever crossed your mind to have a go, or you just feel vaguely dissatisfied with 6 strings, then read this.

June-July 2006
Danny Jones

Danny Jones is back, taking wide interval links and making cool runs out of 'em.

August-September 2006
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

More ideas to help you memorize your scales break out of the patterns and ruts you have been stuck in.

August-September 2006
Tom Hess Opus 2

How long you practice is not always as important as what you choose to focus your practice time on.

August-September 2006
Patrick DeCoste

"Is learning music theory really necessary for me?" Patrick DeCoste explores possible answers.

August-September 2006
Guy Pople

Discoveries are unearthed that reinforce the assertion that the 7-string represents evolutionay progression.

August-September 2006
Danny Jones

Danny Jones knows you don`t have enough time to practive - or maybe you do.

October-November 2006
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

These ideas will really add some spice to your playing.

October-November 2006
Patrick DeCoste

Patrick DeCoste returns with tips on `playing to the sound`.

October-November 2006
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas helps you to both figure out, and master, the neck.

October-November 2006
Randy Ellefson

Guitarist Randy Ellefson hopes you never need this article. But if you do, read on.

October-November 2006
Guy Pople

Guy Pople delves into independence and rudimentary music theory.

December-January 2006
Patrick DeCoste

A quick look at various picking techniques.

December-January 2006
Tom Hess Opus 2

Neo-classical guitarist Tom Hess was a bad student too, but he got his act together, and you can as well.

December-January 2006
David Wright

Complex music requires thought and preplanning in order to get the best results.

December-January 2006
John Baboian

How to avoid "wrong notes" on your way to creating interesting, improvised lines.

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