James Patrick Page (born 9 January 1944) is an English musician who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin. Page is prolific in creating guitar riffs. His style involves various alternative guitar tunings and melodic solos, coupled with aggressive, distorted guitar tones. It is also characterized by 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 Bonham, he participated in a number of musical groups throughout t...
|Also performed as||Charles Obscure|
|Born||9 Jan. 1944 (Age: 79), in Heston|
|Role(s)||ProducerProducer (co)Performer (guest)Electric GuitarGuitarBassGuitar FamilyMandolinBanjo|
|Label(s)||Geffen RecordsEpic[no label]Purple PyramidEMIThunderbolt RecordsPolydorSteamhammerDressed to KillBeech Marten Records|