- British guitarist, born in 1944 - to date is one of those legendary musicians who have formed a rock and guitar as a phenomenon through his brilliant game
. It all began quite traditional - the "new" American Music 50's in the person of E. Presley, . Ch.Berry, . M. Waters and other blues heroes roknrolno -, . - It, . this music, . penetrated into the old light and lit the hearts of thousands of boys, . which later grew Beatles and the Rolling Stones,
Do not stay aside from this fashionable at the time hobbies and J. Page
. At first it was an old acoustic guitar, which he never parted, even in school. At home, little Jimmy
was waiting for a mountain of records with records overseas "monsters" electric.
Like many other famous, Page
learned to play, "removing" one to one guitar of his idols, copying them note for note.
JP was not alone in his enthusiasm for music in his youth he had a very interesting fellow colleagues to rental jam - some E. Clapton and J. Beck.
Learn a little play, JP nachineet professional musical activities, playing in various blues-jazz commands popular music. With one of these orchestras are literally Jimmy
at school age obezzhaet concerts all of England
. In the end, this kind of initiatives do not pass in vain, and in the early 60's Page
to become a session musician, participating in the studio to record "trendy" guitar parts are a countless number of groups seeking to subjugate the Musical Olympus
becomes quite famous, earning quite well, he was invited to participate in the recording well-known throughout Britain groups (eg, Kinks)
. Issued at present albums from the studio of JP of those years are an example of the usual well ritmendblyuzovoy Muzychka quite merry dance plan, a-la R. Orbison, Animals, Beach Boys ...
. This kind of "handicraft" from the rock could not arrange the creative ambitions of JP, he wants to play his music and he leaves the position of a solo guitarist in the famous British band Yardbirds, where before it had time to play all the same E. Clapton and J. Beck
Some time later, the group planned Yardbirds split, which resulted in the group go all the participants except for JP, who decides to recruit new members and change the "sign" on the New Yardbirds..
Thus was created the group called Led Zeppelin.. In addition it includes JP Rober Plant (vocals), John Paul Jones (bass, keyboards), John Bonham (drums).
In this collective talent JP opened up and shone just a diamond glitter.
Magnificent improviser, he played brilliantly and incendiary rhythm party and dizzying solos, just a leaf out of your head, or rather of the soul in the world of producing music, then it becomes a classic
. A true gourmand with a wide vision and taste of reference, the same fine feeling, blues, and heavy, jazz and classical, and folk and alternative music in its vision, without compromise make "profit" thing for the sake of art
Tireless eksperementator, filling rock 'n' roll Mandalina, bows, alternative settings, guitar, Indian sitar, dvuhgrifovymi jagged guitars and galloping pace.
Genius arranger - he brought a guitar to the maximum polyphony, recording a dozen guitar tracks per song. It was hard to believe that the group is only one guitarist in all fairness it should be noted that R. Plant is not lagging behind in that of his friend, writing a chorus of dissimilar voices Robert Plant.
Led Zeppelin have become classics of world rock culture, fired dozens of great albums that lasted from 1969 to 1980 and broke up because of the tragic death of John Bonham.
Currently the company produces subscription Gibson electric guitar Gibson Jimmy Page
Les Paul. This is due largely to the fact that the main guitar has always been precisely JP Gibson Les Paul, with whom to associate this musician, the Les Paul had written the majority of his party and played most of the concerts.
In addition to Les Paul JP sometimes played the Fender Telecaster, when he wanted to achieve more robust sound. At the concerts JP used Gibson EDS-1275 - dvuhgrifovym option guitar Gibson SG - one of the vultures dvenadtsatistrunny, . other Six-String - this guitar was developed by Gibson in the shortest time is the request of JP for the concert of Led Zeppelin,
Acoustic guitars JP uses different companies and models, although most often it is Martin, the last time at the concerts this Ovation.
Amplifiers used by Jimmy Page
in the 60th years, and was Vox Supro, in effect since the late 60th and to this day it was Marshall
. After Led Zeppelin in the 80 years JP has participated in several projects (eg Firm with former members of Bad Company), . released solo album, . wrote music for films, . was produced by young artists, . published previously published records Led Zeppelin - but the success of a broad mass audience, these works have not been,
Quite differently formed for JP years of the Nineties. It was implemented very successful album with David Coverdale (ex-Deep Purle, . Whitesnake), . with R. Plant also recorded two very interesting album and was released on video on tsepellinovskuyu song "Kashmir", . recorded with rapper Puff Daddy,
. However, most audiophiles JP known for his work in Led Zeppelin and guitar in Stairway To Heaven.
. Jimmy Page - an interview with Guitar World
. Jimmy Page - an interview with Guitar Player, July 1977
. Jimmy Page before Led Zeppelin
. Jimmy Page - the eternal search
. Private guitar Jimmy Page
. Electric Gibson Les Paul Signature
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