Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix family member to pay tribute at TEDxPortland

PORTLAND, Ore. — A musician set to perform at TEDxPortland on Saturday will honor his distant cousin, legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix. "His dad and my grandad are first cousins," said drummer Tyrone Hendrix. Tyrone Hendrix is part owner of the Alberta Street Pub in Northeast Portland. He also plays...
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Jimi Hendrix, Rolling Stones and Kate Bush: the multimillion-pound deal that could turn them into 3D works of art

British photographer Gered Mankowitz has an archive that spans 60 years, capturing an extraordinary array of stars that include Jimi Hendrix, the Rolling Stones, Slade, Elton John and Kate Bush. Now, he hopes that vast treasure trove will be given a new lease of life after selling the lot to a company that plans to use digital technology to turn the images, among other things, into three-dimensional works of art.

Local artist paints 'fantastical creatures' and Jimi Hendrix

Perrysburg resident and Toledo native Abigail Bruce specializes in painting “fantastical creatures and animals using wild colors.” The 2010 Bowsher High School grad uses acrylics and chalk to create her vivid, vibrant artworks. She paints beautiful portraits of animals like orangutans and owls, but also creations like a hummingbird with wings made out of spider web.

The Swedish Jimi Hendrix, Yngwie Malmsteen, coming to SCV

Yngwie Johann Malmsteen, a world-renowned guitarist from Stockholm, Sweden, is scheduled to perform live at The Canyon Santa Clarita on Sunday, May 22. As a young boy, Yngwie originally had no interest in music, but that all changed on Sept. 18, 1970, when he saw a TV special on the late Jimi Hendrix.

Jimi Hendrix, Dunbar Cave honored with Tennessee Music Pathways markers

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – In celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week, Clarksville-Montgomery County and the state of Tennessee honored Jimi Hendrix and Dunbar Cave State Park by installing “Tennessee Music Pathways” markers. Assistant Commissioner of Marketing Brian Wagner, with the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development,...

Guitar Shorty, blues legend who inspired Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Guy, dies at 87

Guitar Shorty, the blues guitarist born David William Kearney who was an influence to Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Guy, has died at the age 87. The musician’s passing was announced by his record label, Alligator, in a statement posted yesterday (21 April). According to the label, the artist – born David William Kearney – passed away from “natural causes” in his Los Angeles home on Wednesday (20 April).

Peter ‘Madcat’ Ruth: Albums That Changed My World, from Junior Wells to Jimi Hendrix

Michigan harmonica legend Peter ‘Madcat’ Ruth has long graced stages with his instrumental prowess. Today, he reveals the albums that forever altered his life. EDITOR’S NOTE: All musicians can trace their inspiration to key recordings that captivated them and influenced their careers. Writer Ross Boissoneau today showcases recordings that changed the world for Ann Arbor harmonica icon Peter “Madcat” Ruth. Scroll down for a Spotify playlist of his picks as well as tracks of his own.