- Book author
- Andy Aledort
(Play Like). Study the trademark songs, licks, tones, and techniques of the ultimate guitar god, Jimi Hendrix. This comprehensive book and audio teaching method provides detailed analysis of Hendrix's gear, tone, techniques, styles, songs, licks, riffs, and much more. Included is a unqiue code that will give you access to audio files of all the music in the book online. Songs include: All Along the Watchtower * Bold As Love * Foxey Lady * Hey Joe * Purple Haze * Voodoo Child (Slight Return) * The Wind Cries Mary * and more.
Hal Leonard’s Play Like Jimi Hendrix offers a complete in-depth examination of the revolutionary, one-of-a-kind playing style of the incomparable Jimi Hendrix, who by all accounts deserves recognition as the greatest and most influential rock guitarist of all time. Jimi Hendrix’s genius as a guitar player has fascinated countless guitarists—including the likes of rockers Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Pete Townshend, and Johnny Winter, and jazz players John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny, John Scofield, Mike Stern, and Eric Johnson, as well as his acolyte Stevie Ray Vaughan— ever since he first burst onto the worldwide music scene in the fall of 1966. Along with the technical brilliance he possessed as a player, Hendrix was able to transcend the medium as well as the instrument like no other guitarist before or since. It is a certainty that he will continue to intrigue and inspire legions of guitarists for many generations to come. Through the inclusion of complete transcriptions and essential musical excerpts, this book is designed to clearly illuminate all of the many aspects that make up Jimi Hendrix’s incredible guitar style.