PROFILE Jeff Beck
August 22, 2009 2 Comments
Jeff Beck is a British guitarist who had joined the Yardbirds and formed The Jeff Beck Group. He then run a long solo curry.
He is one of the 1960s the guitarist to experiment with electronic distortion (audible in the album Yardbirds Roger the Engineer 1966), which create a new definition of the role of sound and electric guitar in rock music. They anticipate what is explored and Jimi Hendrix.
Beck weakness lies in the ability of instrumental difficulties adjusting themselves in the chemical group. Perhaps the only group capable of equal abilities is Jeff Beck Group, but excessive dominasinya dissolve the group after making two albums. Recently, he absorbed the influence of techno and guitar blend to create a rock and electronics as Electro guitar.
1960s rock musicians like the others, Jeff Beck start career as a guitarist in London Sessi. He joined The Yardbirds Eric Clapton who left in 1965 and together with guitarist Jimmy Page to play dual-lead. The existence of the many hits he produced for the Yardbirds. However, after 18 months, he left the band because of this stress.
The following year, Beck formed Jeff Beck Group with Rod Stewart on merekruit vocal, Ron Wood on bass, Mick Waller on drums and Nicky Hopkins on piano. Jeff Beck Group to make two albums, Truth (1968) and Beck-Ola (1969). The-skewer between them lead to Rod Stewart and Ron Wood turned to The Faces. Truth menginspirasikan to make Jimmy Page Led Zeppelin I.
Jeff Beck Jeff Beck Group disband in 1972 and formed a power trio named Beck, Bogert and Appice, with Tim Bogert on bass and Carmine Appice on drums. Not received the attention of the press, the group quickly disbanded, although the one hit with a cover song Stevie Wonder – “superstition.” Beck later played lead guitar in the album Stevie Wonder, Talking Book.
Then in 1975, making the album Beck-style solo instrumental jazz fusion with the title of Blow by Blow. Blow by Blow greeted positively by the press and listeners and to occupy the position 4 in the U.S. chart. The following year, Beck collaborated with Jan Hammer KEYBOARDIST and Wired with the same concept and achieve the same success
During the 1980s and 1990an, Jeff Beck to make the album sporadically, including Flash (1985) (show Rod Stewart and Jan Hammer), Guitar Shop (1989), Crazy Legs (1993) and Who Else (1999).
In 2001, the song “Dirty Mind” from You Had It Coming won the Grammy Award for Beck in the third category “Best Rock Instrumental Performance.” In 2003, the album titled Jeff Beck Jeff shows still play guitar Electro style that he played in the last two albums, songs, and “Plan B” won her fourth Grammy Award in the same category.
1971 Rough and Ready
1972 Jeff Beck Group
1973 Beck Bogert & Appice
1975 Blow by Blow
1977 Beff Jeck With the Jan Hammer Group Live (Live)
1980 There and Back
1989 Jeff Beck’s Guitar Shop
1992 Frankie’s House
1993 Crazy Legs
1999 Who Else!
2001 You Had It Coming
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