Essays Tagged: "Jimi Hendrix"

A brief history of led zeppeln, and it's musical impact

popular, most powerful, and in some cases, the most bizarre music ever. Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Queen, Aero ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.9 Oct/1996

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

Anti-hero within literature, music, and film.

gs have acquired and incorporated similar characteristics and values. Artists such as Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, and Janis Joplin, were among the first to start the musical anti-hero movement. From t ...

(5 pages) 73 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Kirk Kobain: The Rise & Fall of Grunge Music.

wenty-somethings around the world.It didn't take too long for critics and peers to start looking up Jimi Hendrix's birthplace to find out what the noise was all about. And noise it was. Great noise. N ... ll intensive purposes. Time will tell what future generations think 25 years after his death. While Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Bon Scott, and John Bonham are still revered and worshipped by legions o ...

(6 pages) 166 5 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Influential Musicians from 1940-2003 ~Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix~

Influential Musicians from 1940-2003~Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix~The social and political climate of each era of American culture has been historically ... Rights movement in the United States. Though his active music career lasted only four short years, Jimi Hendrix changed the course of popular music and became one of the most successful and influenti ... e the world outside or the spirit within. Songs that nobody could have written if not for Bob Dylan.Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington, on November 27, 1942. He was of mixed white, black, an ...

(16 pages) 145 0 3.4 Dec/2003

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

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. H ... inced Hendrix to move to London and record as a solo act in England. There a group was built around Jimi, also featuring Mitch Mitchell on drums and Noel Redding on bass, which was called the Jimi Hen ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

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

Ben Harper - His life and career

d the end of the decade. Harper combined elements of classic singer/songwriters, blues revivalists, Jimi Hendrix and '90s jam bands like Blues Traveler Hootie & the Blowfish and Phish which meant ...

(2 pages) 62 2 5.0 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

David Bowie

e come and gone and made an impact on the lives of young and budding musicians such as The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Beach Boys, The Sex Pistols and Nirvana. There was one artist though from the 1970 ... Ray Vaughn, a blues guitarist from Texas who style mixed the blues of BB King and the virtuosity of Jimi Hendrix. The songs that emerged from these recordings were of a funk disco style. The album Let ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.8 Jul/2005

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

1969

ed it "Woodstock Music and Art Fair, and Aquarian Exposition." For three days, performers such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Joan Baez, and the Grateful Dead preformed to the large crowd. ...

(3 pages) 362 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Red Hot Chili Peppers

his family relocated to California. By his teenage years, he had discovered the hard rock sounds of Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, and Kiss, and began playing guitar along to his favorite records. (Baker ...

(5 pages) 30 2 5.0 Jan/2008

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

Jimi Hendrix Vs, Kurt Cobain

e a classic like "Stairway to Heaven." Two men in the late twentieth century were such masterminds: Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain. While both will live forever in musical infamy, they will remain legen ... red. A young black man caught the ear of millions with his awe-inspiring guitar tunes. This man was Jimi Hendrix. Unlike Cobain, Hendrix wrote music to support and inspire his followers, as opposed to ...

(3 pages) 474 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

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) 388 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

Barbiturates

their limbs paralyzed, or have fallen into a coma because of their bad habits. For example, in 1970 Jimi Hendrix died of a barbiturate overdose. The less severe side-effects include slurred speech, sl ...

(4 pages) 1562 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Prince Rogers Nelson

playing original music from a range of influences including Sly Stone, James Brown, Jimmy Page, and Jimi Hendrix.In 1976, Prince started working on a demo tape with producer Chris Moon in a Minneapoli ...

(15 pages) 23 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) 1506 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies