Fans would pay good money just to see one of the many artists that took the stage during Saturday night's (Nov. 17) Jimi Hendrix tribute concert at the Experience Music Project in Seattle, Wash. Amongst the dozen or so guitarists, Pearl Jam's Mike McCready left the biggest impression, according to reviews and confirmed in the below video of him playing 'Voodoo Child' with former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan.
Jimi Hendrix may be one of the most exhaustively chronicled performers in rock music history, but a new book aims for a fresh angle on the legendary guitarist, whose life has been mythologized to the point where it often overshadows his music.
On Nov. 26, the day before what would have been Jimi Hendrix's 70th birthday, select movie theaters around the globe will show 'Hendrix 70: Live at Woodstock.' This marks the first time the guitar legend's entire set at the 1969 festival has been shown on the big screen.
A new line of clothing inspired by the songs of Jimi Hendrix will soon hit the shelves of New York-based upscale retailer Bloomingdale's. The collection has been fully licensed by Experience Hendrix, LLC, the company founded by Hendrix's father to make sure that his son's image is not exploited.
For millions of fans, Jimi Hendrix's musical legacy is beyond reproach -- but he wasn't above a little criticism from his father Al, who reportedly thought he would have been better off finding a different singer for the Experience.
Jake Shimabukuro is well on his way to becoming the first ukulele rock star. The Hawaiian born performer has released 'Grand Ukulele,' an album produced by legendary rock producer Alan Parsons. It's a pairing that justifies his nickname, the "Jimi Hendrix of ukulele."
When Jimi Hendrix arrived in London in 1966, he was just another would-be rock star with a few pennies to his name. Within a few months, he’d become an international phenomenon — and cemented an association with Britain that remains a cause for celebration in the UK today.
The family-operated company that controls the late Jimi Hendrix‘s music and image is releasing a 304-page hardcover book featuring photos and the handwritten lyrics from the legendary guitarist. According to the publisher Backbeat Books, the book will be released on Nov. 13.
Producers of the upcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic say they never planned on using original songs from the guitarist, because the movie will be set before hits like ‘Purple Haze’ and ‘The Wind Cries Mary’ were released. ‘All Is By My Side,’ starring Andre Benjamiin (aka Andre 3000 of the hip-hop group Outkast) may be ready for the 2013 Sundance Festival.
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