• 02:42

    Rosa Lee Brooks joins CHOC'LET in a bEarthday tribute to JIMI HENDRIX!!!!!!

    in Music

    This show is a birthday tribute for Jimi Hendrix with a special lady of his, Rosa Lee Brooks.


    Rosa Lee Brooks is a Soul/Blues singer and performer who recorded two songs in 1965 "MY DIARY" and "UTEE" with a young and unknown Jimi Hendrix on guitar. 
    Rosa continues to keep Jimi's legacy alive. Hear her story!!!

  • 00:46

    JHBLS- Jimi Hendrix 2014 Celebration of Life with Steve Moise

    in Music

    Join us on the Jimi Hendrix Black Legacy Series as we celebrate the life of Jimi by discussing probing topics that need to be discussed like: Jimi's lack of respect in the Black Community, his overall due in comparison to his contributions to the world of music, and his suspicious death.  We will also be talking with Steve Moise out of Cleveland, who has some interesting thoughts on the Hendrix legacy.  We will be transmitting LIVE from New York City for this show!!!

  • 00:46

    JHBLS - Professor Griff of PE talks Jimi Hendrix

    in Hip Hop Music

    Professor Griff and Jimi Hendrix have a lot in common.  They both have African and Native American ancestary.  They both have taken a stand against the power structures of their day.  And, they are both enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!  Professor Griff of Public Enemy joins us for a lively discussion of Jimi Hendrix, the music industry of today, and whatever else he wants to opine about.  Professor Griff is an accomplished person in all aspects of his life, yet he relishes any oppurtunity to connect with an audience and enlighten them.

    Professor Griff's Facebook page  


    Professor Griff's official website

  • 01:10

    Jimi Hendrix

    in Current Events

    Tune in each Sunday at noon Eastern Time and join numerologist Ed Peterson and all around metaphysician William Brabam.
    Any and all discussion is welcome.
     
    Today we talked about Jimi Hendrix. 
     
    you can read some of what we talked about at our show blog:
    http://edwilliam.wordpress.com/

  • 00:45

    JHBLS- Jimi Hendrix- Architect of Jazz Fusion

    in Music

    When you think of Jimi Hendrix, you may think about his primary field of rock, but he touched a plethorea of musical genres.  Our focus on this show will be jazz rock/ fusion.  Many rightly consider Miles Davis as the Father of Fusion.  He should be considered as such, because he took the first leap and showed everyone that fusion is a not only popular with fans, but can also make lots of money.  


    People credit Miles' young wife Betty as hipping him to people like Sly Stone and Jimi Hendrix, but Jimi and Miles hit it off on thier own as well.  If Miles was hip to Jimi, than he should have heard the auditory blueprint of Jimi's music going back to his first album, Are You Experienced?


    Jimy Bleu from 89.1 WFDU will be on hand to talk about Jimi's connection to fusion.  Jimy can be heard every Tuesday from 1:00 - 3:45 pm on WFDU (89.1) in the tri-state area (NY, NJ, Conn.) or worldwide at: http://www.wfdu.fm




    Jimy's FB page


     


    Hear Jimy's music

  • 00:42

    Jimi Hendrix Protege--Velvert Turner

    in Rock Music

    If you know about Jimi Hendrix, you should know about his #1 protege, Velvert Turner.  Velvert is no longer with us to discuss his time with Jimi, so we have to listen to his music to fill in the gaps.  What is so remarkable about Velvert is his vocal reflection of Jimi.  If you are not listening carefully, you might think that Jimi made a few extra records.  Velvert Turner was actually part of The Velvert Turner Group in the 70's, releasing his album in 1972.  We will preview tracks from that release and discuss Velvert.

  • 00:11

    Jimi Hendrix Black Legacy Series - Professor Griff talks Hendrix

    in Books

    Professor Griff and Jimi Hendrix have a lot in common.  They both have African and Native American ancestary.  They both have taken a stand against the power structures of their day.  And, they are both enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!  Professor Griff of Public Enemy joins us for a lively discussion of Jimi Hendrix, the music industry of today, and whatever else he wants to opine about.  Professor Griff is an accomplished person in all aspects of his life, yet he relishes any oppurtunity to connect with an audience and enlighten them.


    Official website of Professor Griff  


    Professor Griff's Youtube Page

  • 00:46

    Jimi Hendrix Black Legacy Series - Charles Neal

    in Books

    We are delighted to have with us Charles Neal on the JHBLS.  Charles is a master axman from NYC, but now resides in Hixon, British Columbia.  Charles will be talking about his connection to Jimi Hendrix, and his forthcoming release Darquematta.  Charles has a unique sound that needs to be shared with the world.  Tune in and hear some unique music.


     


    Charles' page on Fandalism (you can hear some of his music here)


    Charles' Facebook page


    Music Video for THE LIGHT

  • 01:00

    JIMI HENDRIX

    in Music

    James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is often considered to be the greatest electric guitarist in the history of rock music by other musicians and commentators in the industry,and one of the most important and influential musicians of his era across a range of genres. After initial success in Europe, he achieved fame in the United States following his 1967 performance at the Monterey Pop Festival. Later, Hendrix headlined the iconic 1969 Woodstock Festival and the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival. Hendrix often favored raw overdriven amplifiers with high gain and treble and helped develop the previously undesirable technique of guitar amplifier feedback.Hendrix was one of the musicians who popularized the wah-wah pedal in mainstream rock which he often used to deliver an exaggerated pitch in his solos, particularly with high bends and use of legato based around the pentatonic scale. He was influenced by blues artists such as B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Albert King, and Elmore James,rhythm and blues and soul guitarists Curtis Mayfield, Steve Cropper, as well as by some modern jazz.In 1966, Hendrix, who played and recorded with Little Richard's band from 1964 to 1965, was quoted as saying, "I want to do with my guitar what Little Richard does with his voice."

  • 00:32

    Jimi Hendrix--Progressive Blues artist

    in Music

    Take a listen to Jimi's performance at the: - Newport Pop Festival 1969-06-20 San Fernando Valley State College Devonshire Downs "All Star" musicians Jimi Hendrix: Guitar, Vocal Tracy Nelson: Vocal Buddy Miles: Drums Lee Oskar: Harmonica Cornelius "Snooky" Flowers: Sax   

  • 00:46

    Jimi Hendrix Black Legacy Series- Jimy Bleu

    in Radio

    This episode features special guest Jimy Bleu.  He has a weekly radio show at WFDU 89.1 (NJ-NYC area).  His radio show, Code Bleu is the most diverse programming you can find anywhere on the airwaves.  Code Bleu features spotlights on Jimi Hendrix, Sly Stone, and James Brown on every show!!! I listen every week via the Internet, so I can personally vouch!!  Jimy has an appearance at the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill on Sept. 18th.  He will be doing his one of a kind Jimi Memorial Tribute Show.  Jimy will tell us about his life story and how it relates to Jimi Hendrix.  He also has a huge knowledge base to draw from.  You don't want to miss this show.  You will definately come away with a deeper understanding of the great Jimi Hendrix, as we remember his untimely death from 43 yrs. ago.
    Jimy Bleu's Facebook Page
    Listen to some of Jimy's Hendrix tribute songs!!
    Jimy's Bandmix page with more info about him

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