this page has been updated 4 weeks ago

Les Paul

Lester William Polsfuss, known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier, and inventor. He was one of the pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar, and his techniques served as inspiration for the Gibson Les Paul. Paul taught himself how to play guitar, and while he is mainly known for jazz and popular music, he had an early career in country music. He is credited with many recording innovations. Although he was not the first to use the technique, his early experiments with overdubbing, delay effects such as tape delay, phasing effects and multitrack recording were among the first to attract widespread attention. His innovative talents extended into his playing style, including licks, trills, chording sequences, fretting techniques and timing, which set him apart from his contemporaries and inspired many guitarists of the present day.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Paul


News

2020 Golden Globes nominations revealed

Netflix received 17 nominations for its films and 34 overall, the most of any competitor this year. The winners will be announced on stage January 5 at...

discovered 5 months ago on CBS News via Yahoo News

2019 Audi Q3 vs. 2020 Volvo XC40 comparison: Which is the better Gen Y SUV?

Audi and Volvo aim for Millennial buyers, but one is more successful

discovered 5 months ago on MSN News

Golden Globes 2020 Nominations: Netflix Dominates With 'Marriage Story,' 'The Irishman'

Florida” Rachel Brosnahan, “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Best Actor TV Series – Comedy Ben Platt, “The...

discovered 5 months ago on HuffPost via Yahoo News

Blues Rocker Steve Miller Explores the Legacy of Sax Legend Cannonball Adderley | Playbill

Rocker and guitarist Steve Miller continues his blues project with Jazz at Lincoln Center on...

discovered 5 months ago on Playbill

Best of 2019: 8 of the most memorable book-to-film releases

With Oscar season in full swing, a new batch of classic and memorable books has made the leap from...

discovered 5 months ago on Los Angeles Times

René Auberjonois, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Boston Legal actor, dies at 79

Auberjonois was famous for playing Odo, a Changeling and chief of security for the titular space...

discovered 5 months ago on Entertainment Weekly via Yahoo News

Paul Volcker, the towering Fed Chairman and economist, has died at age 92

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker has died. Volcker helped to reign in the US's...

discovered 5 months ago on MSN News

Joni Mitchell, fresh from 'Almost Famous' Old Globe visit, will get NAMM Show Les Paul Innovation...

On Monday, it was announced that the legendary singer-songwriter will receive the Les Paul Innovation Award at the 35th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence ...

discovered 5 months ago on U-T San Diego


trendingNow

trendingYesterday

trending1week

Help and support - Sitemap - Go to top