Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Murray Lerner, who captured Bob Dylan defiantly going electric at the Newport Folk Festival and filmed Jimi Hendrix’s final concert performance, has died. Lerner died Sunday at his home in New York City. He was 90. He preserved some of the critical turning points...
Mr. Lerner filmed Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix, and won an Oscar for a documentary about violinist Isaac Stern.
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Jake Shimabukuro, whom some refer to as “the Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele,” will perform Friday, Sept. 8, at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Shimabukuro plays everything from “crunching, effects-laden rock” to “sensuously swinging jazz,” according to organizers. Show More Summary
Dylan, Stones, Temptations, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, dozens more to appear
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The GuitArchive, “home of all things guitar”, posted an incredible video showing the Jimi Hendrix Experience playing live at the Chelmsford Corn Exchange in February 1967, three months before their first album was released. According Chelsmford Rocks, this is the earliest known footage of the band, recorded for broadcast in the Netherlands. This is the...
It was a favorite shopping spot for famous musicians from Buddy Holly and the Beatles to Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix, and now the building is set to be pummeled into a purple haze. The former site of Manny’s Music at 156 West 48th Street...Show More Summary
'Ernie Isley and Ron Isley talk with Maurice DuBois about discovering a young guitarist named Jimi Hendrix.' -- CBS Sunday Morning
Jimi Hendrix was a rock god and a hero to many musicians, but in Jimi's eyes the mighty Buddy Guy was a real hero, and one of the only musicians who left him feeling star struck. This rare footage from 1968 is blurry and hard to seeShow More Summary
American Blues Scene has shared some incredible footage from 1968 in which an awestruck Jimi Hendrix joined Buddy Guy onstage after watching him play “Stormy Monday“. While the footage is a little blurry, the sound is amazing. Buddy Guy plays “Stormy Monday” as Jimi Hendrix watches in awe. Show More Summary
How tracing the network between Prince and Jimi Hendrix gave me a musical education that even my parents couldn’t.
The lineup on the last day: Ravi Shankar, The Blues Project, Big Brother and the Holding Company, The Group With No Name, Buffalo Springfield (with David Crosby), The Who, Grateful Dead, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Scott McKenzie, The Mamas & the Papas.
The green space in Seattle has been caught up in a decade of delays and financial woes. Its ribbon-cutting came on the 50th anniversary of Monterey Pop.
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The greatest rock guitarist of his generation is finally honored by his hometown.