Jimi Hendrix News

Date Of Birth:
November 27, 1942
Date Of Death:
September 18, 1970 (27)
Birth Place:
Seattle, WA, USA
Announcement: GuitarControl.com releases “Easy Blues Lick of the Day - Electric Guitar Lesson on Pentatonic Licks”
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

“When you are learning the guitar you have to learn the basic scales, but you also have to learn different licks and examples so you can see how to put the scales together into a musical phrase”, says Johnson. Claude demonstrates this easy blues lick based in the minor pentatonic scale in the key of A as follows; 8th fret of the first string with 3rd finger to the 5th fret with first finger and then repeat that sequence for the second string, then 7th fret of the 3rd string with 3rd finger and do a half step bend and release and then a pull-off to the 5th fret with first finger and then a hammer-on to the 7th fret of the 4th string with 3rd finger, “this is the first part of the lick”, says Johnson. Claude demonstrates the second part of the lick as follows; 7th fret of the 3rd string with 3rd finger to the 5th fret with first finger and repeat this sequence for the 4th string to the 7th fret of the 5th string with 3rd finger and then slide to the 5th fret to a pull-off to the 3rd fret with first finger and finally a hammer-on to the 5th fret of the 6th string with third finger. Guitar TAB's are available for this easy beginner lead guitar lesson at GuitarControl.com. (more...)

Announcement: GuitarControl.com Releases “Theory Guitar Lesson on Scales - How to Play Guitar Scales Part II”
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

“In the first part of this lesson I taught you the major scale”, says Johnson, “now I want to show you how to make chords out of it”. Claude demonstrates this concept in the key of C, which has no sharps or flats, to make it easier to understand. Claude starts off by demonstrating how to build a major triad by taking the first, third and fifth notes of the major scale and playing them together, which makes a major triad, Johnson continues by explaining that if you simply flatten the third note the triad becomes minor. Claude continues demonstrating other concepts of chord construction and inversions. More information can be found at GuitarControl.com. (more...)

The Lauren Wolf Band Releases New Single 'Run Daddy Run'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Highlighting The Lauren Wolf Band's evolution and collaboration, CAUDog Records is proud to release the new original music album "Rise Up" in September 2014. (more...)

JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE Opens in Theaters Today
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

XLrator Media announced the launch of a unique multi-layered content marketing initiative to reach “core-music fans” who will make up a large percentage of its opening weekend audience and box office take for JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE, opening in theaters September 26, 2014. (more...)

SLASH Set for 3rd Top Ten Album Debut with 'World On Fire'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

SLASH and his band Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have unleashed their electrifying 17-song opus WORLD ON FIRE to worldwide acclaim. (more...)

Jake Shimabukuro to Play Smothers Theatre, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Ukulele sensation Jake Shimabukuro returns to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre for another astounding performance at 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 30. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 9/26/2014 - 9/27/2014
by BWW - Sep 21, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 9/26/2014 - 9/27/2014! (more...)

Madame Tussauds San Francisco Immortalizes Rock Legend, Jimi Hendrix
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Unveiled for the first time today, the wax likeness of the late Jimi Hendrix, famed rock-and-roll musician, was unveiled by his brother, Leon Hendrix at Madame Tussauds San Francisco. (more...)

AXS TV to Present SLASH BASH 2014, A Day Of Rock And Metal, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

AXS TV pays tribute to the beloved guitar god, GRAMMY winner, and Rock N' Roll Hall of Famer SLASH with SLASH BASH 2014, an-all-day marathon kicking off at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT on Saturday, September 20. (more...)

Blues Hall of Fame Tour, Featuring Charlie Musselwhite and John Hammond, to Stop at Boulder Theater in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The Boulder Theater will present the Blues Hall of Fame Tour featuring Charlie Musselwhite and John Hammond to the Boulder Theater on Friday, March 20th, 2014. Tickets are on sale Friday, September 12th for $24.50 General Admission, $27.50 Reserved and $35.00 Gold Circle. (more...)

The Musical Roots of Hendrix: JIMI: ALL BY MY SIDE to Open 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

When filmgoers watch JIMI: All is By My Side, which opens on September 26 in 16 American cities, they will explore musical and narrative nuances rarely discussed in conversations about Jimi Hendrix's career. (more...)

LILI HAYDN's 'Lililand' Album Out Sept 16; Now Streaming Now on Yahoo! Music
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Leading up to the release of LILILAND (MRI/RED)—hew new full-length album due out Tuesday, September 16--singer, songwriter, composer and violinist LILI HAYDN has teamed with Yahoo! (more...)

Final Line Up for FirstWorks Urban Carnevale 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

FirstWorks and the City of Providence announce the final line-up of artists from across the globe for the FirstWorks Urban Carnevale. The Urban Carnevale is a celebratory evening of music, spectacle, art, and food capping four days of activities celebrating FirstWorks 10th Anniversary. The free public celebration brings the world to Providence with awe-inspiring performances from Australia, Italy, Morocco, Mali, and Rhode Island on Saturday, September 20, 2014, starting at 5:00 PM in the Providence Rink and surrounding parks, Kennedy Plaza, downtown Providence. (more...)

A&E to Air Word TV Premiere of Mike Myers' SUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON, 9/20
by TV News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

A&E Network presents the world television premiere of Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon, Mike Myers' directorial debut. (more...)

Liam Bailey Visits NPR's 'Morning Edition', mtvU's 'The Freshmen'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey sings with a raw expressiveness that has drawn comparisons to Jimi Hendrix, Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age and Cody ChesnuTT. Co-written and produced by Bailey, and Executive Produced by Flying Buddha label head and Executive VP of A&R Salaam Remi (Kendrick Lamar, French Montana, Nelly Furtado), his debut album Definitely Now is out now via Flying Buddha/Sony Masterworks. (more...)

Paul McCartney Lead Guitarist Issues New EP 'Rusty Anderson Afternoon II'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

This past weekend, longtime Paul McCartney Lead guitarist Rusty Anderson celebrated the official 2014 release of his new album 'Rusty Anderson Afternoon EP II' with a gala performance at the Fullerton, CA Leo Fender Museum. (more...)

FringeArts Sets Free Late-Night Festival Bar Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Opening Night of the 18th Annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival (Sept 5, 2014), will launch three weeks of free late-night comedy, theater and music at FringeArts' permanent home at 140 N. Columbus Blvd. (at Race Street). The late-night lineup will feature local favorites and international performers each night of the 2014 Fringe Festival (Sept. 5-21). (more...)

Liam Bailey Debut LP Streaming w/ Jay-Z's Life+Times
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey sings with a raw expressiveness that has drawn comparisons to Jimi Hendrix, Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age and Cody ChesnuTT. With accolades including Entertainment Weekly, Huffington Post, PAPER Magazine, Okayplayer and Refinery29, Liam Bailey's debut album Definitely Now is released today via Flying Buddha/Sony Masterworks. (more...)

Mara Wilson, Caroline Rose, Mary Millben, and More to Perform at Joe's Pub 8/20-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

This week, Joe's Pub at the Public will feature the talents of many performers, including Mara Wilson, Caroline Rose, Mary Millben, and more, August 20-31. (more...)

2014 Creative Arts Emmy Winners - Complete List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

This year's Creative Arts telecast partner is FXM; a two-hour edited version of the ceremony will air Sunday, August 24 at 8:00 PM ET/PT with an encore at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FXM. The program will be streamed in its entirety as part of the Backstage LIVE! show on Emmys.com at 12:00 PM PT/3:00 PM ET on Monday, August 25. (more...)

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