The Hendrix chord: blues, flexible pitch relationships, and self-standing harmony1

@article{Bliek2007TheHC,
  title={The Hendrix chord: blues, flexible pitch relationships, and self-standing harmony1},
  author={R. Bliek},
  journal={Popular Music},
  year={2007},
  volume={26},
  pages={343 - 364}
}
  • R. Bliek
  • Published 1 May 2007
  • Art
  • Popular Music
Abstract Jimi Hendrix was often characterised by his exotic appearance and extravagant performance, but underneath these trappings was an extraordinary guitarist who managed to transform some of the key elements of blues and rhythm-and-blues traditions. An important feature of Hendrix’s music is his characteristic use of the seventh chord with a sharp ninth, or the augmented ninth chord, now often referred to as the ‘Hendrix chord’. This paper examines some ways in which Hendrix used this chord… 
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