Miller decided to study literature his senior year at the University of Copenhagen. After arriving back in the states he heard an act the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. This caught his attention and he left for Chicago to enter the blues-scene, at this point he was only six credits shy of graduating. Once in Chicago he did session work for Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, and Howlin’ Wolf.
Eric Clapton Eric Clapton is an innovative guitarist, basically the first to combine blues and rock, which in turn popularized blues. Because of his skill and ever- evolving style, his music is a lasting contribution in itself. Eric Clapton made his recording debut with The Yardbirds, the British group that also featured guitar virtuosos Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck. Together, they created a whole new blues/rock sound that many of the famous ‘60s and ‘70s bands copied. Clapton left The Yardbirds when he felt the band strayed too far from their blues roots towards pop music.
Even after Clapton knew that he was, in fact, a bastard, he would still visit his mother, and she would still pretend to be his sister. From an early age, Clapton had an aptitude for art and especially for music. At age 14, his grandparent bought him a £14 guitar, on which he copied the music of the greatest blues artists at the time. From there, he went on to perform music, at which point he started his first band, the Roosters (which had member Tom McGuinness who later joined Manfred Mann). After the Roosters were through with, Clapton landed himself a spot in the Yardbirds where he played with the two other major British guitar heroes of the 60s, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck.
After performing for the prime minister and his daughter, he achieved enormous amounts of recognition from all around the world, which advanced his career into the next level. Also, he presents himself as a role model for future generation artists who are developing all over the world. He mainly produces in the genres of jazz, pop/rock, and vocal. He developed his love and passion of music from his grandfather, who introduced him to swing era tunes. Bublé is a respected vocalist in contemporary music because he uses his smooth and unique voice to sing in various genres and styles.
After high school, Allan continued performing music in the local clubs with his band, the Honky Tonk Wranglers. In 1993, talent scout, Jim Seal, to producer/songwriter, Byron Hill, who brought in an A&R person from a major label to see Gary Allan perform. Everyone was knocked out by his performance, so Hill encouraged and helped Allan create some demo recordings that could be circulated through the industry. Immediately after signing with Decca Records in 1996, Gary Allan went into the studio to begin work on his debut album, Used Heart for Sale. Hill... ... middle of paper ... ...ad” (No.
His unique musical sound and style has influenced numerous hip hop, post-disco, contemporary R&B, pop, and rock artists (“Biography”). “The incomparable Michael Jackson has made a bigger impact on music than any other artist in the history of music. He was magic. He was what we all strive to be. He will always be the king of pop... For anyone who has ever seen, felt, or heard his art, we are all honored to have been alive in this generation to experience the magic of Michael Jackson,” grieved Beyoncé, a famous American singer after hearing the about the tragic death of Michael Jackson.
On November 27, 1942, in Seattle, Washington a later-to-be-known legend was born as James Marshall. This future guitar master went by the name of Jimi, Jimi Hendrix. His childhood was not very fortunate, however, he did indulge himself in one particular way: Jimi loved to play the guitar. Jimi could never afford to take lessons so he taught himself. At first he played an old acoustic guitar, and later a cheap Silvertone electric.
Dylan was drawn into both the musical style and the social message of these indivisuals. In 1959 he left for college, but instead of consentrating on his studies he devoted himself to his music. He sang wherever he could, his performance style, a nasal tone with annunciation problems sometimes drew applause while other times critisism, yet this would later became his trademark sound. It was also around this time when he began performing with a guitar and harmonica. It was during his performing days in Dinkytown that the young Bob Zimmerman first began using Bob Dylan as his stage name.
During the concert of that night, they also met guitarist Bob Weir and together they formed a band called Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions. A few weeks later Bob Matthews,who later became a part of the Grateful Dead electronics and recording family,joined the group along with John "marmaduke" Dawson,who later joined the New Riders of the Purple Sage. Work was scarce for the Jug Champions until Dana Morgan, owner at the store where Jerry taught banjo and Pig Pen worked,provided the money and equipment for them to become electric. After they had become electric they renamed the group the Warlocks. Dawson and Matthews were soon to leave and they were replaced by drummer Bill Sommers (Krentemann) and Phil Lesh, who was a trumpet player who learned to play bass guitar in a very amazing two weeks just to get the spot.
As the Warlocks the band attended Ken Kesey’s acid tests as one of his main performers. The acid tests were created by famous author and Oregon native Ken Kesey, who created the test to entertain friends and acquaintances. Kesey had come up with the idea after volunteering to take psychedelic drugs for government research, which required he ingested drugs like LSD. During the acid test Kesey would have his favorite band the Warlocks come play to entertain while being high on drugs. The five men were recognized under the alias the Warlocks for a year, but then agreed on a name change after discovering another band of the same name on the east coast.