Which rock musicians can read music?

Which rock musicians can read music?

Many, probably most, can. Some famous exceptions, The Beatles, Hendrix, Clapton, Elvis Costello, Johnny Marr, Eddie Van Halen, BB King. Anyone who has worked as a session or with a more technical prog band probably does read music, so Vai, Satriano, Malmstreem, Blackmore, anyone who worked with Zappa.

Can musicians read music?

Highly skilled musicians can sight-read silently; that is, they can look at the printed music and hear it in their heads without playing or singing (see audiation). Less able sight-readers generally must at least hum or whistle in order to sight-read effectively.

What musicians dont know music?

10 Great Musicians Who Didn’t Even Study Music Theory

  1. Elton John. This list would not be complete without listing the great Sir Elton John.
  2. Louis Armstrong. Armstrong is a legend of Jazz music and known as one of the forefathers of the genre.
  3. Jack White.
  4. Prince.
  5. David Bowie.
  6. Keith Moon.
  7. Noel Gallagher.
  8. Eric Clapton.

What was Jimi Hendrix IQ?

Hendrix had a 149 IQ and so was Morisson’s.

What was Jimi Hendrix favorite food?

Jimi Hendrix: Spaghetti, Strawberry Shortcake, And Banana Cream Pie. During one interview recorded in the book Starting At Zero: His Own Story, Jimi Hendrix spoke on his favorite grub. He called out spaghetti, strawberry shortcake with whipped cream, and banana cream pie as his top picks.

What kind of Stratocaster did Jimi Hendrix use?

Fender Stratocaster

What was Jimi Hendrix original name?

James Marshall Hendrix

Do most guitarists know music theory?

well all guitarists know theory, some just dont realise it. for example SRV probably knew which notes he should play to be in the key of A, he didnt know why, but he knew, probably from ear. Your dad may not believe in theory, but i’ll bet you any money he doesnt mind playing a 12 bar blues, or using basic chords.

Did Jimi Hendrix know chord names?

Yes. Jimi Hendrix knew chords. He even had a signature chord, the dom7#9 chord, which he didn’t invent but which became the thing that you play if you want to instantly sound like Hendrix.

What kind of chords did Jimi Hendrix use?

The 7#9 chord is an extended dominant 7th chord with an augmented (sharpened) ninth. This chord form got its nickname because it was a favorite of Hendrix, who did a great deal to popularize its use in mainstream rock music.

Who taught Hendrix?

Billy Davis

Was Jimi Hendrix self-taught guitarist?

Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Prince – three of the all-time greats – all claim to be self-taught guitarists. Even John Lennon and Paul McCartney were largely self-taught musicians. Indeed, more guitarists than pianists came from informal practice backgrounds.

Did Jimi Hendrix go to Vietnam?

Hendrix often said that a broken ankle suffered during a parachute jump led to his dismissal from the Army, but there is no mention of such an injury in his service records. He was discharged from the Army in June 1962. Regardless of the reasons, Hendrix was once again a civilian and free to play music professionally.

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