On top of playing incredibly tight and grooving rock and roll, the Stones became cultural icons. In short, they did their jobs so well until they became known as the greatest rock and roll band in the world. The Rolling
The development of multi-track recording was one of Paul’s most successful projects, along with the invention of the first solid body electric guitar in 1941. Les Paul is a music icon. One of the most revolutionary artists of the 20th century. His contributions were a sudden change to the industry that will likely be around forever. In the 30s, as Les Paul was moving up as a professional musician and playing with bigger and better bands, he had an idea.
I don’t think any band fits this category better than Led Zeppelin. This legendary hard rock band brought everything to the table during the 1970’s and the creativity of this group was unbelievable. Whether it was Jimmy Page’s amazing guitar riffs mixed with Robert Plant’s legendary voice, or John Bonham’s gut-busting drum solos along with John Paul Jones’ skillful techniques on bass guitar/keyboard: this band had it all. People all over the world worshiped these Gods of Rock like no other. Led Zeppelin is truly an influential music group because they transformed Rock n’ Roll into something that people had never heard before and proved that there was no limit to the amount of creativity that could go into one song.
The dynamics were very forte because the vocalist, Vic Fuentes has a very strong and passionate voice that electrifies and brings to life every lyric. The tempo was allegro, as I said it was very fast paced and made you want to dance. The instrumentation was fabulous, the musicians, Jaime Preciado: Bass, Tony Perry: Guitar, and Mike Fuentes: Drums (who is my idol because I play the drums as well) are by far the best musicians I’ve ever heard in a post hardcore band. They take their music seriously, while also having fun and never losing their unique sound. “Yeah Boy and Doll Face” As they played this very beautiful and romantic song, they pulled up a girl from the crowd and Vic sang it to her.
I always believed that the rights song at the right moment could change history.” These famous words were uttered by Pete Seeger, one of Americas most influential folk singer and songwriter of all time. Pete Seeger was a man who not only had a passion for reestablishing folk music but using the power of his lyrics to stimulate social change. From the Civil Rights movement to the struggles of the Vietnam War, Pete Seeger used his passion for music to entertain millions and make a difference in society. Peter Seeger was born on May 3, 1919 in Patterson, New York. With both of his parents being music professors, Pete Seeger’s love for music
Devin Davis Music 54—Rock History Writing Assignment #1 Ronald Dotson West Valley College “Born to Run” "Born to Run" leads in with an epic and iconic drum roll into blending of a saxophone run and keyboards. The band wastes no time getting to the lyrics brought to life by Springsteen’s husky voice, drawing you into the story he has planned for you within the next four and half minutes. The song has a strong four-four beat, two alternation verses—with different lyrics—and one legendary instrumental verse. The bones of the song come down to the instruments used like tools to create a journey for the listener. Springsteen’s guitar and the E. Street Band’s drums, bass, two guitars, two keyboards, and Clarence Clemons’ tenor sax lead the
His first recording was with a group called “A Cast of Thousands”. Needless to say his guitar playing stood out. He started playing a lot of gigs when he entered high school. First, he played with a new group that his brother Jimmie started called Texas Storm. It wasn’t long after he stopped playing with them that he started his own group called Blackbird.
Bruce Murhead (Jazz, Classical and Rock Music Teacher) (UCT Music Graduate) I had Tshepo Puoane as a student when he began playing bass guitar for his high School jazz band in 2001. I had the task of preparing him for the band and ensemble playing as well as teaching him good music basics and a foundation for good bass playing. Have a short time to do this, with his immediate need to contribute to the school band, we had to progress quickly and deal with the pressure. As a student Tshepo was one of my best. He has a passion for the music and always pushed forward.
He played the piano and craved to be a singer for the band as well. He started this band at the age of thirteen with intentions to start a neighborhood band. The band moved from a personal band to performing in pubs every week. Stuart Brown played guitar and was lead vocal, and the bass guitarist was Geoff Dyson. Later when their band spread around they received the description of “snobbish soul band.” Bluesology had many offers to be signed to a lot of record companies.
Conclusion The Life of Hendrix Jimi Hendrix was one of the most influential guitar players of his time. His playing style sprung an obsession by other people and artists to try and imitate, but most