Essays Tagged: "Jimi"

Essay using Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan to explain electric cooperatives. Won an award and me a trip to D.C.

tly than he had ever seen."Hey, man, what are you doin' here? Who are you," asked Dylan."The name's Jimi. I'm just here looking for inspiration, my brother. Hey, you never explained that sad vibe of y ... here looking for inspiration, my brother. Hey, you never explained that sad vibe of yours," replied Jimi."I was just booed off the stage for attempting to 'cross over'""Hey man, I heard you out there. ...

(4 pages) 75 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Idealistic essay on philosophy

eader 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 ... . The day his first album came in stores, he died four years later. Talk about having a crazy life, Jimi was so famous and rich and he accomplished all this in only four years. I live my life with me ...

(3 pages) 20 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Jimi Hendrix: Are You Experienced?

The Jimi Hendrix Experience released its first album in early 1967. Popular music had been leaning towar ... andard "Red House". "Purple Haze" caught fire in America after the Monterey Pop Festival and became Jimi's signature song. Although it was said to have endless verses, Jimi generally sang only the sho ... ening chords and then reveals Mitch Mitchell's trademark rolling drums. It also contains another of Jimi's solos worth listening to by any new or Experienced fan.Chas Chandler chose the quietest song ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 May/2004

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

Jimi Hendrix Listening guides: technique, style, examples, musical influences, etc.

a very rough listening guide, but should provide a stepping stone to further study of the music of Jimi Hendrix)Jimi Hendrix, born James Marshall Hendrix in 1942, was an American rock guitarist, sing ... z, rock, and soul with techniques of British rock to redefine the electric guitar in his own image. Jimi's impact on music, Pop in-particular, has become more apparent in recent times as his music has ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.0 Jun/2004

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

Jimi Hendrix and His Life Accomplishments

Jimi Hendrix was one of the most influential and talented musicians of the 20th century, and through ... uanced 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 them to be i ... years later to James Marshal Hendrix, the name he is better know by today. Just a few months after Jimi turned 16 his mother Lucille died. Jimi got his first guitar later in the year of his mother's ...

(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 ... se 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, 1942. As a young boy, whenever the chance came, ... known as the greatest guitarist ever (Stambler, pg. 290).However, he did not start out at the top. Jimi started out playing as part of the back-up for small time R & B groups. It did not take lon ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2006

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

Jimi Hendrix

JIMI HENDRIX Jimi Hendrix is perhaps the most innovative electric guitarist of all time. His work co ... modern jazz, and soul into his own unmistakable sound.The man who would achieve fame under the name Jimi Hendrix was born as Johnny Allen Hendrix on November 25, 1942. He was born in Seattle, Washingt ... hington with his father was an enlisted army soldier and his mother was a teenager still in school. Jimi's father did most of the raising of young Jimi, and his younger brother Leon, with help from th ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix is one of the most original, inspirational, devoted artists to ever live. ... sts to ever live. ?I sacrifice my soul everytime I play.?(Encyclopedia of World biography) Although Jimi endured a rough childhood and had a hard struggle to get to the top of music charts, along the ... r, raised him. Finding a job was difficult for him and he often did low paying jobs just to get by. Jimi?s parents were divorced. Jimi?s father had almost full custody. His irresponsible alcoholic mot ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

JIMI HENDRIX

JIMI HENDRIX (JAMES MARSHAL HENDRIX) NOV. 27, 1942 ? SEPT. 18, 1970 ? The most influential guitarist ... 942 ? SEPT. 18, 1970 ? The most influential guitarist that ever lived.? Is a very popular title for Jimi Hendrex. Jimi lived an amazing life, he may not of live a long life but in that short time he m ... r, which was a right-handed guitar upside down and with his left hand.James Marshal Hendrix, a.k.a. Jimi Hendrix was born Noember 27, 1942, Seattle, Washington, USA. Jimi spent much of his younger chi ...

(5 pages) 34 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Jimi Hendrix

On November 27, 1942 a star that has made a lifelong effect was born. Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington. Ever since he was a little boy he had a desire for pla ... guitar, he received his very first one right before his 14th birthday, in adoration of his parents. Jimi couldn't read music, so he taught himself how to play, then just got better and better. At age ... then just got better and better. At age 18 Jimi went to the army. He was an airborne jumper. After Jimi got out of the army, he created a band, "Jimi James and The Flames." But it never got widesprea ...

(2 pages) 392 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Jimi Hendrix

e 70'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 ... endrix had a short life, and didn't get to show the world everything that he had. At the age of 27, Jimi became a rock legend. His music was influential to almost all of today's modern rock stars. Jim ...

(7 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Jimi Hendrix: The Man Behind the Guitar

Many people know of Jimi Hendrix, but they don't know about Jimi Hendrix, or the man behind the guitar. When people hear ... y don't know about Jimi Hendrix, or the man behind the guitar. When people hear someone speaking of Jimi they might just think of loud guitar playing, or extravagant 'hippie' clothing. Jimi was much m ... ying, or extravagant 'hippie' clothing. Jimi was much more than just a guitarist that died, though. Jimi Hendrix was possibly the best guitarist in the history of the world. Jimi Hendrix was a great i ...

(7 pages) 1508 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies