Jimi Hendrix: Rhythm Guitarist

Jul 18-25, 2015


1905 Davie St Victoria BC


Hey guitar players,

Want to learn some new pathways around the fretboard, hear inspiring new sounds and be surprised by your fingers?

Paul Mowbray and I are offering a sweet little workshop on the rhythm guitar style of Jimi Hendrix. a la Little Wing, Wind Cries Mary, & Angel.

His ‘embellished chord’ rhythm style, which has been mostly credited to the influence of Curtis Mayfield and the R&B bands Jimi played with from ‘62 – 66, has been imitated by many rock, blues, pop, and country guitarists ever after. The technique offers beautiful textures you can add to a soulful ballad, a loping country tune, or a R&B classic.

Players and bands as diverse as Mark Knopfler, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Dave Matthews, and Lynard Skynard have used this style to give a special touch to their songs. (The list is much longer once you learn these phrases, you’ll notice them all over the place in so many songs.)

https://youtu.be/12oLOU0ACAU    Angel

https://youtu.be/ENXDNjROZSM    Little Wing

Extend your skills and freshen up what you hear coming from your guitar in this hands-on, guitar players workshop .

Two Saturdays: July 18 and 25

1:30 – 3:00

Price: 65.00

1905 Davie St Studio

Max 5 players (best on electric guitar)

Age 14 up   >  Some experience necessary. Not for brand new players.

Drop me a line or call if you’d like to join the fun!



Happy summer jammin’


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