Kiss the Sky: The Jimi Hendrix Experience

See and listen to the music of Jimi Hendrix, the world's most famous electric guitarist. We will look at his short life and the impact he has had on musicians. We will hear and discuss his most famous songs and look at some background to his style and guitar innovation. We wil cover Jimi’s life, music and will also demonstrate the Hendrix guitar style with a live performance.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

SUGGESTED READING

  • A Room Full of Mirrors by Charles R Cross

COURSE OUTLINE

  • The young Jimi in Seattle Washington
  • His time in the US military and learning the guitar
  • Jimi becomes a sideman for many Blues and Soul groups.
  • Hendrix is discovered in Greenwich Village USA by Linda Keith and Chas Chandler
  • Jimi’s impact in the UK
  • Monterey and Stardom- the hits begin
  • Guitar demonstration by Tutor
  • A survey of Hendrix’ most memorable tunes.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand the impact of Jimi Hendrix guitar style on the development of modern music.
  2. See how changing technology affected modern music from the 1960s.
  3. Appreciate Jimi’s influences and how they impacted his playing style
  4. See why Jimi Hendrix is still regarded at the No. 1 electric guitar player of all time.
$102 Limited / $92

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23 Jul

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