Guitar Nine Columns: Guitar Technique

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Enjoy over 20 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

February-March 2010

Zammit`s back with the first part of his challenging and beneficial chromatic exercises.

February-March 2010

Mike Campese helps you to increase your speed and technical facility.

February-March 2010

All of the things you need to do, or practice, in order to reach you playing goals.

February-March 2010

Ideas that make good melodic sense whether you play them fast or slow.

February-March 2010

Explore some other (more advanced) variations of the same sequence, with Tommaso Zillio.

February-March 2010

Paul Tauterouff breaks things up a little bit to talk about some rockin` rhythm guitar ideas.

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.

December-January 2009

It`s not what you play, it`s how you play it. Read this column for more as it applies to your solos.

December-January 2009

Taking you behind the making of Scott`s upcoming album "From The Blindside".

December-January 2009

Five steps to better phrasing and cooler guitar solos.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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