Brendan discusses how Jimi Hendrix used muting and slides in his playing.
Taught by Brendan Burns in Style of Jimi Hendrix seriesLength: 12:45Difficulty: 1.5 of 5
In this "In the Style of" series, Brendan Burns discusses and demonstrates the stylistic traits of the iconic guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Brendan discusses how Jimi Hendrix used muting and slides in his playing.Length: 12:45 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Brendan Burns discusses and demonstrates how Jimi Hendrix used trills in his playing.Length: 4:25 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Brendan Burns discusses Jimi Hendrix's use of power chords and chromatics in his playing.Length: 9:03 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Learn how Jimi Hendrix used unison bends and octaves in his playing.Length: 12:26 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Brendan Burns explains how Hendrix used the major and minor pentatonic scales to add lead fills to his rhythm playing.Length: 17:36 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Brendan Burns discusses how Hendrix comped his rhythmic sequences.Length: 4:43 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
In the final lesson of the Hendrix series, Brendan discusses some of the chord voicings that Jimi Hendrix liked to use.Length: 7:36 Difficulty: 0.5 FREE
About Brendan Burns
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Brendan has been passionate about music since childhood. He began his studies on trumpet, in elementary school, and then moved to guitar as a teenager. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Berklee College of Music, and has studied with Norm Zocher, Joe Stump, Bret Willmott, Bob Pilkington, Jay Weik, Tim Miller, & Charlie Banacos.
While at Berklee, Brendan was a member of the Music Mentoring Program, teaching private lessons to gifted high school students. He is currently teaches, and is chair of the guitar department at Brookline Music School. Brendan also teaches guitar for Tune Foolery & privately at his home in Cambridge, MA.
Along with educating, Brendan plays out often as a Solo Guitarist, performing standards, pop, and classical repertoire. He has recorded and played with the chamber-fusion band Ra Quintent, and as well as Vessela Stoyanova's Eastern Stories Under Western Skies Project. Brendan also performs as a leader, director and sideman for various Boston art-rock projects, and is former member of MIT's Gamelan Galak Tika.
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