Guitar Papers

  • Eric Smith Senior Recital

    596 words, 3 pages

    In the Eric Smith Senior Recital, the performers were students playing various instruments including trumpet, piano, acoustic bass guitar, acoustic guitar, trombone, alto saxophone, and the tenor saxophone. In total, five songs were played, but the first song did not start with a build-up. It started with loud dynamics and with an instantly fast beat. There were three solos, the first being trombone, the second as trumpet, and the third being bass guitar. The trumpet solo had really powerful dynamics along with some blues notes. The third solo, the acoustic bass guitar, which played a solo in

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    How The Electric Guitar Came To Be

    1748 words, 7 pages

    Musicians stand on the stage holding such a powerful instrument. It is wired up and connected to the amplifier to magnify the instrument’s various sounds. To the guitarists, it is the object that creates the sounds the audience asks for. Little do people really know how this instrument came to be. The electric guitar is a stringed instrument with a wooden body and wooden neck that has electrical or magnetic pickups used to amplify the sound the guitar creates. Just like most electrical instruments that exist today, the electric guitar was made from the basis of the regular acoustic guitar.

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    Jimi Hendrix

    286 words, 2 pages

    Jimi Hendrix (November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. Hendrix is considered one of the greatest and most influential guitarists in rock music history.[1] After initial success in Europe, he achieved fame in the USA following his 1967 performance at the Monterey Pop Festival. Later, Hendrix headlined the iconic 1969 Woodstock Festival. Hendrix helped develop the technique of guitar feedback with overdriven amplifiers.[2] He was influenced by blues artists such as B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Albert King, and Elmore James,[3][4][5][6] rhythm and b

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