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Jimi Hendrix

64 Ratings: 4.1
Legendary guitarist, rock singer and songwriter

James Marshall Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970)was an American guitarist,singer and songwriter. He is widely considered to be the greatest guitarist in the history of rock music by other musicians … see full wiki

Instruments: Guitar, vocals, bass, drums, keyboard, percussion
4 reviews about Jimi Hendrix
review by . July 11, 2010
posted in Music Matters
Jimi Hendrix. That name is literally music to my ears. Ahead of his time, and taken away young, He was a spectacle during his lifetime. At one point while ending a show, he lit his guitar on fire onstage. One of the most inventive guitarists of his time, and a leader of the pack into what became the rock and roll of today. He is known for his smooth yet in your face riffs, such as the intro to purple haze exemplifies. The music he made was memorable to all who heard it. His style of playing …
Quick Tip by . September 25, 2010
posted in Music Matters
One of a kind who was taken a little too soon. Come back man, show the world what guitar playing is.
review by . July 21, 2009
Hendrix is the man who took simple pentatonic and blues scales and blew them out in a way no-one has since. His playing always seemed so effortless, his improvisation so soulful. Although he helped popularize overdriven guitars effects (Wah), his sound came from his fingers. He played with freedom and comfort.      Every element of his playing was complete.  His crazed blues-jam leads always blow me away (for example, some live versions of Red House and Hear My Train Comin') …
Quick Tip by . July 12, 2010
hes legendary for his music and being a lead guitarist
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