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Hendrix in the Spirit of Jazz - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9859-2
  • Barcode: 614427985927
  • German Release: 24/11/2017
  • Genre: Jazz

„When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.“
In November of this year this icon of the 1968 protest movement, this pioneer of rock would have been 75. A good reason, then, for ACT musicians to gather together for a retrospective called “Hendrix in the Spirit of Jazz”, to let the unique spirit of this genius of the electric guitar soar again.

CD € 12,99



„When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.“Jimi Hendrix’s wish has been posthumously fulfilled. Although he had such misfortune in life, and died in 1970 at a mere 27 years of age, his immortal music has continued to be played ever since his death - very much in the spirit of that quote. Countless musicians in rock, pop and jazz have been influenced by Hendrix, and many have overtly based their own music on his. Among the ACT family of artists, several have been inspired by his music, and have found their own individual ways to play it. In November of this year this icon of the 1968 protest movement, this pioneer of rock would have been 75. A good reason, then, for ACT musicians to gather together for a retrospective called “Hendrix in the Spirit of Jazz”, to let the unique spiri...

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Recording Information

Total Time: 59:00

Music composed by Jimi Hendrix

Compiled by Marco Ostrowski
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Cover art design by Siggi Loch