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Articles about Jimi Hendrix

Essential Listening: 10 Great Fuzz Guitar Songs

Musicians can still be a little fuzzy when it comes to describing the sound of fuzz. Some guitarists will tell you it sounds like a 2,000-pound bee trapped in a sturdy metal box—perhaps with a potentiometer installed somewhere behind the wings. ... …

How to Play Jimi Hendrix-Style Rhythm Guitar

Jimi Hendrix was nothing less than a complete guitarist. He was a brilliant and seemingly effortless performer, improviser, songwriter and innovator, and an equally brilliant rhythm player, which is an aspect of his musicianship that is sometimes overlooked. In this month’s column, I’d like to demonstrate a few of the rhythm guitar techniques Jimi would most often employ to spice up his rhythm... …

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