Tag: guitar

  • How much does it cost to get Jimi Hendrix’s tone?

    Because he was a once in a lifetime guitarist, really. He had so much creativity and innovation, like literally one of only 2 guitarists (the other being Eddie Van Halen) that you can say really changed how electric guitar was played. And so while, nobody can really be Jimi Hendrix, there’s no shortage of guitar […]

  • Is Eric Clapton overrated as a guitarist?

    I think so. He basically rode the ‘Clapton is God’ fame for a while, and his best work was his early years with the YardBirds, John Mayall, Cream, Blind Faith and Derek and the Dominoes (notice that he never stayed too long in any one group?). After that he ventured more into pop and blues-pop. […]

  • What is the impact of Jimi Hendrix on modern day guitarists like John Mayer and Eric Johnson?

    Huge. Hendrix influenced virtually every guitarist past and present. https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/why-stevie-ray-vaughan-loved-jimi-hendrix/https://www.thethings.com/john-mayer-shares-a-piece-he-wrote-for-50th-anniversary-of-jimi-hendrixs-death/ Both SRV and Mayer were massive fans of Hendrix. SRV covered both Hendrix’s Little Wing and Voodoo Child and Mayer has covered Wait until Tomorrow, Wind Cries Mary and Bold as Love. https://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/eric-johnson-what-jimi-hendrix-means-to-me-277346 EJ was also very influenced by Hendrix. https://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/steve-vai-what-jimi-hendrix-means-to-me-278147 So was Steve Vai. […]