Monday, October 14, 2013
American Master : Jimi Hendrix On PBS
A pioneering electric guitarist, Jimi Hendrix (Nov. 27, 1942 — Sept. 18, 1970) had only four years of mainstream exposure and recognition, but his influential music and riveting stage presence left an enduring legacy.
Hear My Train A Comin’ traces the guitarist’s remarkable journey from his hardscrabble beginnings in Seattle, through his stint as a US Army paratrooper, unknown sideman to R&B stars such as Little Richard, Joey Dee and the Isley Brothers and his discovery and ultimate international stardom.
American Masters will premiere Jimi Hendrix: Here My Train A Comin' nationally Tuesday, November 5, 2013 @ 9 p.m. ET on PBS. Check your local listing.
The same day, Experience Hendrix LLC and Legacy Recordings will release the expanded home video edition of the American Masters documentary, with never-before-released special performance features, on DVD and Blu-ray.
Also coming (on November 5, 2013): Jimi Hendrix Experience : Miami Pop Festival, the first-ever release of one of the guitar virtuoso's most sought-after performances. MORE HERE