Jimi Hendrix Gear: The Guitars, Amps & Effects That Revolutionized Rock 'n' Roll

Valutazione media 4,17
( su 6 valutazioni fornite da Goodreads )
 
9780760336397: Jimi Hendrix Gear: The Guitars, Amps & Effects That Revolutionized Rock 'n' Roll

How did he do it? So many years later, it's still the question guitar aficionados ask about Jimi Hendrix, whose music was like nobody else's. Song by song, album by album, concert by concert, this book analyzes how Hendrix achieved that sound--and so, shows you how to achieve it, too. The book examines all of Hendrix's equipment, providing a nuts-and-bolts analysis of each of his guitars (including serial number, history, and provenance), his amps choices, and his singular use of revolutionary effects from wah-wahs to overdrives to bizarre-o pedals like the Fuzzface. A practical reference book like no other, this volume gives the proper guidance and tools to any guitarist who wants to take a stab at emulating one of the greatest players of all time.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

About the Author:

Michael Heatley is a journalist and musician of 30 years' standing who writes for Guitar and Bass magazine in Britain and has penned over 100 music books since editing the History of Rock. He has met and interviewed guitarists as diverse as Slash (Guns N' Roses), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Brian May (Queen), Mike Oldfield, Steve Miller and Steve Vai. He's based in the UK. Harry Shapiro is an author, journalist and lecturer who has written widely on the subjects of drugs, popular music and film. He is the author of Waiting For The Man: The Story Of Drugs And Popular Music, Shooting Stars: Drugs, Hollywood And The Movies, Jimi Hendrix: Electric Gypsy and biographies of Graham Bond and Alexis Korner.Roger Mayer was Jimi Hendrix's effects technician.

Review:

Music enthusiasts associate Jimi Hendrix as much with the Strat/Marshall combo as they do his bandana and bell-bottom pants. This new book offers insight on the maestro’s gear choices through is short but productive career, and documents as many of the original examples he owned as well as parts and pieces thereof.

This book documents Hendrix’s gear beginning with his first guitar—a Supro. Using photographs and the recollections of those on the scene, it traces his move to more professional instruments...The author does a nice job of describing the circumstances that drove Hendrix’s choice of gear. There are period photos and Hendrix using certain instruments, and those same instruments as owned by museums or private collectors today...

Excellent photography abounds here...this book is worthy of a place on the Hendrix enthusiasts’ shelf next to the many other tomes which together help form as complete a picture of the guitarist as be developed now.” - Vintage Guitar

It’s a known fact that Jimi used and abused Strats and Plexis with his magical hands. All the variables and the exact formula of his signal chain, however, is much like Bigfoot: speculative and elusive. Michael Heatley’s book Jimi Hendrix Gear: The Guitars, Amps & Effects That Revolutionized Rock ‘N’ Roll debunks the mysticism behind his gear and tone page after page.

Hendrix’s gear is on full display with spec-heavy captions and text that decodes and breaks down each of the tools (as Hendrix calls gear in the book) with mentions of his alterations, preferences and settings. The book is crammed with memorable Hendrix gear porn, including the first Strat that he set a blaze in 1967 at London’s Finsbury Park Astoria (also featured on the book’s cover). Other visual golden nuggets include the actual Octavia used on Are You Experienced, the Super Lead used at Woodstock and a slew of smashed guitar bodies. Some smashed bodies feature Hendrix poems or paintings— including the psychedelically painted ’67 Gibson Flying V that later was recreated by Gibson for the “Inspired By Series.”

With the help of effects guru Roger Mayer and biographer Harry Shapiro (Jimi Hendrix: Electric Gypsy), Heatley navigates through all Hendrix’s historic guitars, amps and effects with descriptions that place each piece of gear into the given album or live situation where he was known to use it. This book is a must-have Hendrix guide, as it’s a practical reference book on the tools of a significant craftsman. - Premier Guitar

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Michael Heatley; Harry Shapiro
ISBN 10: 0760336393 ISBN 13: 9780760336397
Nuovi Quantità: 1
Da
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Codice libro della libreria 97807603363970000000

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 23,40
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Heatley, Michael; Shapiro, Harry; Mayer, Roger [Foreword]
Editore: Voyageur Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0760336393 ISBN 13: 9780760336397
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 3
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Voyageur Press, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria HBG0760336393

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 24,29
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,39
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Michael Heatley
Editore: Voyageur Press Inc, United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 0760336393 ISBN 13: 9780760336397
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Voyageur Press Inc, United States, 2009. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. How did he do it? So many years later, it s still the question guitar aficionados ask about Jimi Hendrix, whose music was like nobody else s. Song by song, album by album, concert by concert, this book analyzes how Hendrix achieved that sound--and so, shows you how to achieve it, too. The book examines all of Hendrix s equipment, providing a nuts-and-bolts analysis of each of his guitars (including serial number, history, and provenance), his amps choices, and his singular use of revolutionary effects from wah-wahs to overdrives to bizarre-o pedals like the Fuzzface. A practical reference book like no other, this volume gives the proper guidance and tools to any guitarist who wants to take a stab at emulating one of the greatest players of all time. Codice libro della libreria LVN9780760336397

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 29,53
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Michael Heatley, Harry Shapiro, Roger Mayer (Foreword)
Editore: Voyageur Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0760336393 ISBN 13: 9780760336397
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Voyageur Press, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. First. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0760336393

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 28,11
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,39
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Heatley, Michael, Shapiro, Harry
Editore: Voyageur Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0760336393 ISBN 13: 9780760336397
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 2
Da
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Voyageur Press, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110760336393

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 42,09
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 1,69
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Heatley, Michael; Shapiro, Harry
Editore: Voyageur Press
ISBN 10: 0760336393 ISBN 13: 9780760336397
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 2
Da
Mi Lybro
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Voyageur Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0760336393. Codice libro della libreria 01.HAL9780760336397

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 42,90
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 4,25
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Heatley, Michael/ Shapiro, Harry (Editor)/ Mayer, Roger (Foreward By)
Editore: Voyageur Pr (2009)
ISBN 10: 0760336393 ISBN 13: 9780760336397
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Voyageur Pr, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Brand New. 1st edition. 176 pages. 11.50x9.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria __0760336393

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 47,10
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,57
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Harry Shapiro and Michael Heatley
ISBN 10: 0760336393 ISBN 13: 9780760336397
Nuovi Quantità: 1
Da
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97807603363971.0

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 85,23
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,39
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi