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Brendan Burns

Hendrix Chords

In the final lesson of the Hendrix series, Brendan discusses some of the chord voicings that Jimi Hendrix liked to use.

Taught by Brendan Burns in Style of Jimi Hendrix seriesLength: 7:36Difficulty: 0.5 of 5


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delucdeluc replied on December 19th, 2015

great lessons, as always, thanks.

kevinmdkevinmd replied on January 9th, 2014

you have a instructor with no idea about hendrix trying to teach hendrix

starkemstarkem replied on January 17th, 2015

Yes, even the dificulty have any idea about Hendrix

donnydarkodonnydarko replied on November 27th, 2012

Excellent teaching method. You really took a complex style and broke it down enough to make it feel achievable to a novice such as myself.

erikschaeperserikschaepers replied on December 9th, 2011

Brendan , just a note to say Thank You for presenting the Jimi Hendrix material in such a detailed way. Excellent!

Brendan.BurnsBrendan.Burns replied on December 9th, 2011

Thanks Erik!

marshall laneymarshall laney replied on March 6th, 2011

Brendan great series but why does "Castles Made of Sand" supplemental page 5 not load up ?

marshall laneymarshall laney replied on March 20th, 2011

All is good , you must have done something Brendan ! got it now, thankyou.

Brendan.BurnsBrendan.Burns replied on March 7th, 2011

Excellent Question! I'll alert "Tech Support"

tgil1959tgil1959 replied on February 13th, 2011

Thankyou Brendon i am trying to learn Little Wing and this has brought a whole lot of things togther for me! Cheers

Brendan.BurnsBrendan.Burns replied on February 14th, 2011

I'm glad to hear that! Little Wing is such a great showcase of so many of Hendrix's skills. If you haven't already, check out some videos of him playing it. They can be a real eye-opener.

Brendan.BurnsBrendan.Burns replied on September 26th, 2010

Thanks Udoc!

jaysonjohnjaysonjohn replied on September 24th, 2010

Amazing lesson set Brendan, there is days of practice material here. I'll have to take a week off work ! Many Thanks, Jayson

Brendan.BurnsBrendan.Burns replied on September 26th, 2010

Take a month!

GlenBGlenB replied on September 25th, 2010

Brendan - thanks so much for sharing what you have learned over the years. This was a really valuable, fun lesson set. Worth the annual subscription right there!

Brendan.BurnsBrendan.Burns replied on September 26th, 2010

Thanks Glen!

udocudoc replied on September 24th, 2010

This Hendrix series is absolutely awesome! As long as Brendan Burns keeps coming out with new tutorials I will stay subscribed to JamPlay. This is the good stuff ...

Style of Jimi Hendrix

Found in our Beginner Lesson Sets

In this "In the Style of" series, Brendan Burns discusses and demonstrates the stylistic traits of the iconic guitarist Jimi Hendrix



Lesson 1

Muting and Slides

Brendan discusses how Jimi Hendrix used muting and slides in his playing.

Length: 12:45 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Lesson 2

Trills

Brendan Burns discusses and demonstrates how Jimi Hendrix used trills in his playing.

Length: 4:25 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Lesson 3

Power Chords and Chromatics

Brendan Burns discusses Jimi Hendrix's use of power chords and chromatics in his playing.

Length: 9:03 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Lesson 4

Unison Bends & Octaves

Learn how Jimi Hendrix used unison bends and octaves in his playing.

Length: 12:26 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Lesson 5

Pentatonics

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
Lesson 6

Hendrix Comping Formula

Brendan Burns discusses how Hendrix comped his rhythmic sequences.

Length: 4:43 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Lesson 7

Hendrix Chords

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 Members Only

About Brendan Burns View Full Biography 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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