Jimi Hendrix - o Noel Redding (b. 1945) Bass, vocals o...

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Jimi Hendrix (1942-70) Early influences o Rock ‘n’ Roll: Chuck Berry o Blues: Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy o Jazz: Charlie Christian o Early Groups (1963-1966) o Little Richard (1963) o Various soul, blues, and Motown groups Solomon Burke, Ike/Tina Turner, B.B. King, Supremes o Isley Brothers (1964): Testify o Curtis Knight and the Squires (1965): Hornet’s Nest Jimmy James and the Blue Flames (1965) o o Begins to experiment more with distortion – controlled feedback, fuzz tone, other electronic effects o Discovered by record producer Chas Chandler Jimi Hendrix Experience (formed late 1966) o Hendrix – Guitars, vocals
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Unformatted text preview: o Noel Redding (b. 1945) Bass, vocals o Mitch Mitchell (b. 1946) Drums vocals General Style Characteristics o Complex, polyphonic texture o Use of distortion in melodic and rhythmic improvisation Fuzz box, wah wah pedal, vibrola bar Controlled feedback Manipulates tone, volume, and pickup controls/switches o Rapid guitar ornaments o Intricate overdubbing on studio albums o Complex song structures o Vividly descriptive lyrics o Studio as part of compositional process Tape manipulation (backwards tapes, speeding and slowing or tape speed) Manipulating sound through stereo channels...
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course MUSI 2060 taught by Professor Valdez during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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