Essays Tagged: "Hendrix"

Brief history of the guitar just what it says brief history and history of major composers and guitar music

losis.The next boost in guitar popularity came from an American Native. Born in Seattle, 1942, Jimi Hendrix is probably the most famous electric rock guitarist. Hendrix was responsible for extending t ... nobs and switches on the body of the guitar and pedals that controlled parameters of the amplifier, Hendrix was able to change the sound a guitar made very quickly during a single composition. Hendrix ...

(4 pages) 105 2 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

If You Read You Will Judge is a research paper that was composed on Kurt Cobain's musical talent and acheivements rather than his suicide.

inded him to any other solution, and that his legacy can't be any better protected than Lennon's or Hendrix's" (Wener, K4273) Many of Cobain's fans and critics rush bookstores to buy his journals in h ...

(3 pages) 44 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Biography of Jimi Hendrix

In his brief four-year reign as a superstar, Jimi Hendrix expanded the vocabulary of the electric rock guitar more than anyone before or since. Hendri ... ifts as a songwriter, singer, and master of a range of blues, R&B, and rock styles. When Hendrix became an international superstar in 1967, it seemed as if he'd dropped out of nowhere. In f ... ly he recorded as a session man. But the stars didn't appreciate his show-stealing showmanship, and Hendrix was held down by sideman roles that didn't allow him to develop as a soloist. The logical st ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Idealistic essay on philosophy

in my eyes but I still look up to the greatest musical artist and the greatest guitarist ever Jimi Hendrix. The day his first album came in stores, he died four years later. Talk about having a crazy ... . I live my life with me own style and values but I also live my life by a quote, which was said by Hendrix himself. Jimi said, "Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens." The people who are always runnin ...

(3 pages) 20 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Jimi Hendrix and His Life Accomplishments

Jimi Hendrix was one of the most influential and talented musicians of the 20th century, and through his ... itively nuanced use of feedback, distortion, and other electronically manipulated sound effects." ("Hendrix, Jimi"). Some found the performances he put on to be crazy or insane, but his fans found the ... lay in his musical and lyrical candor." (Fricke). On November 27, 1942 at 10:15 Johnny Allen Hendrix was born in King County Hospital. Johnny's name was changed 4 years later to James Marshal H ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The History and Importance Jimi Hendrix.

Jimi Hendrix, the greatest guitarist in rock history, revolutionized the sound of rock. In 1967, the Jimi ... n 1967, the Jimi Hendrix experience rocked the nation with their first album, Are You Experienced?. Hendrix's life was cut short by the tragedy of drugs in 1970, when he was only twenty seven years ol ... hen he was only twenty seven years old. In these three years the sound of rock changed greatly, and Hendrix's guitar playing was amajor influence.Jimi was born in Seattle, Washington on November 27, 1 ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

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n the early 60's. It was a time when the Vietnam war had just begun. Steppenwolf, The Beetles, Jimi Hendrix, and The Doors all were sending out soulful messages through their music. They were singing ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The glass menagerie

s' plays, The Glass Menagerie. This play was excellently done. The character that played Tom, Chris Hendrix, was the character that brought the entire work together. It seems as though it was done jus ... s mother sells magazine subscriptions over the phone. The character is played well by, Chris Hendrix. He is fitted in what seems to be typical factory workers' uniforms. The actual acting of To ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Jimi Hendrix

s bands such as Black Sabbath, and Lynard Skynard. There was also this one man, by the name of Jimi Hendrix, who made this sound his own. Jimi Hendrix had a short life, and didn't get to show the worl ... mi became a rock legend. His music was influential to almost all of today's modern rock stars. Jimi Hendrix died almost 30 years ago, but his legacy will live on forever. James Allen Hendrix wa ...

(7 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Jimi Hendrix

Johnny Allen Hendrix may have been the most influential and skilled guitarist ever. He revolutionized the electri ... electric guitar, being the first to reach its full potential. “All Along the Watchtower,” Hendrix’s best selling single, was a song originally written by Bob Dylan. Many believe this so ... single, was a song originally written by Bob Dylan. Many believe this song was a defining point in Hendrix’s career showing another element in his ability to jam. Some songs just past through th ...

(3 pages) 523 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

jim and jimi

n.ENC 1101-02June 5, 2014Word 604"Jim and Jimi"Like most music lovers you have heard the names Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison. Both of these names were legends in the 1960's, and to this day both are t ... wo different people, from different parts of the country wind up having almost identical lives?Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle Washington on November 27, 1942. When Hendrix was 5 years old he acquire ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

jim and jimi

n.ENC 1101-02June 5, 2014Word 604"Jim and Jimi"Like most music lovers you have heard the names Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison. Both of these names were legends in the 1960's, and to this day both are t ... wo different people, from different parts of the country wind up having almost identical lives?Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle Washington on November 27, 1942. When Hendrix was 5 years old he acquire ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers