Essays Tagged: "Jimi Hendrix Experience"

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

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 ... 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 running their mouths us ...

(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 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 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

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 ... ne speaking of Jimi they might just think of loud guitar playing, or extravagant 'hippie' clothing. Jimi was much more than just a guitarist that died, though. Jimi Hendrix was possibly the best guita ... tarist that died, though. Jimi Hendrix was possibly the best guitarist in the history of the world. Jimi Hendrix was a great influence on the future of music because of his experimental guitar techniq ...

(7 pages) 1508 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies