Jimmy Page - Sondz

Overview

James Patrick Page (born 9 January 1944) is an English musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

Page is prolific in creating guitar riffs and his varied style involves various alternate guitar tunings, technical, and melodic solos coupled with aggressive, distorted guitar tones as well as his folk and eastern-influenced acoustic work. He is also noted for occasionally playing his guitar with a cello bow to create a droning sound texture to the music.

Page began his career as a studio session musician in London and, by the mid-1960s, alongside Big Jim Sullivan, was one of the most sought-after session guitarists in Britain. He was a member of the Yardbirds from 1966 to 1968. When the Yardbirds broke up, he founded Led Zeppelin, which was active from 1968 to 1980. Following the death of Led Zeppelin drummer John Bon...

Facts

Born9/1/1944 (Age: 77), in Heston
AreaUnited Kingdom
Years active57
StatusActive
GenderMale
Involved withPamela Des BarresJackie DeShannon
Child(ren)Scarlet Page
Role(s)ProducerProducer (co)Performer (guest)Mastering (re)Background VocalsElectric GuitarGuitarBassMandolin
Label(s)Geffen RecordsEpicEMIThunderbolt Records[no label]Purple PyramidPolydorDressed to KillAziя RecordsCharly R&B