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Basic Rhythmic Notation

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In this practice session we’ll learn about quarter notes, half notes, whole notes, and eighth notes. We’ll learn how to read them in notation and practice playing basic exercises using these types of notes.Read More »Basic Rhythmic Notation

Octave

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An octave is the interval between one musical pitch and another with half or double its frequency.

In other words, an octave  is the same note at a higher  or lower pitch.Read More »Octave

Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix

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Difficulty: Intermediate

In his brief four-year reign, Jimi Hendrix expanded the electric guitar more than anyone before or since. Hendrix was a master at merging all manner of music into one precise art form, often with experiments that produced high-quality feedback and roaring distortion. His frequent hurricane blasts of noise and dazzling showmanship proved that he could and would play behind his back and with his teeth and set his guitar on fire, and everyone would HAVE to love it. He possessed such considerable gifts as a songwriter, singer, and master of blues, R&B, and rock styles.Read More »Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix

Wah-Wah

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A Wah-wah pedal is a foot-operated pedal, technically a kind of band-pass filter, which allows only a small portion of the incoming signal’s frequencies to… Read More »Wah-Wah

Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix

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Difficulty: Easy – Intermediate

Genre: Blues/Rock

For Electric but can be performed on an Acoustic guitar

One night at one of Jimi’s shows Chas Chandler, a former bass player with the Animals, checked out the show ands was amazed. By the end of the show Chandler had invited Hendrix to London.

On September 24, 1966 Hendrix arrived in London. Less than two weeks later on October 6, 1966 the Jimi Hendrix Experience was formed with Mitch Mitchell on drums and Noel Redding playing bass. They quickly recorded Hey Joe and released it at the end of 1966. After five years of hard work Jimi’s breakthrough had arrived.Read More »Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix

All Along The Watchtower Tab by Jimi Hendrix

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Difficulty: Intermediate

Composer – Bob Dylan

Where to find this song – Electric Ladyland
track #15

Release Date – October 1968

In his brief four-year reign, Jimi Hendrix expanded the electric guitar more than anyone before or since. Hendrix was a master at merging all manner of music into one precise art form, often with experiments that produced high-quality feedback and roaring distortion. His frequent hurricane blasts of noise and dazzling showmanship proved that he could and would play behind his back and with his teeth and set his guitar on fire, and everyone would HAVE to love it. He posessed such considerable gifts as a songwriter, singer, and master of blues, R&B, and rock styles.

Read More »All Along The Watchtower Tab by Jimi Hendrix