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Purple: Celebrating Jimi Hendrix

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Guitarist Nguy?n L? pays tribute to Jimi Hendrix by performing ten of the late rock innovator's songs on this 2002 CD. L? plays in the tradition of Hendrix without directly copying him, being creative and stretching himself. The occasional vocals by drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, A?da Khann, and Corin Curschellas which are sometimes spoken as much as sung are unfortunately not as interesting and are mostly distracting. Bassist Michel Alibo is excellent during his solos and L? shows originality in his improvisations, but the music overall is more heartfelt than essential, particularly since Hendrix's own records are easily available.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Guitarist Nguyên Lê pays tribute to Jimi Hendrix by performing ten of the late rock innovator's songs on this 2002 CD. Lê plays in the tradition of Hendrix without directly copying him, being creative and stretching himself. The occasional vocals by drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, Aïda Khann, and Corin Curschellas which are sometimes spoken as much as sung are unfortunately not as interesting and are mostly distracting. Bassist Michel Alibo is excellent during his solos and Lê shows originality in his improvisations, but the music overall is more heartfelt than essential, particularly since Hendrix's own records are easily available.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/1/2004
  • Label: Act Music + Vision
  • UPC: 614427941022
  • Catalog Number: 9410
  • Sales rank: 79,875

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Nguyên Lê Primary Artist, Synthesizer, Guitar, Synthesizer Guitar, Overdubs
Terri Lyne Carrington Drums, Vocals
Michel Alibo Bass, Electric Bass
Corin Curschellas Vocals, Guest Appearance
MeShell NdegeOcello Bass, Electric Bass, Guest Appearance
Karim Ziad Percussion, African Percussion, Guest Appearance
Bojan Zulfikarpasic Piano, Electric Piano, fender rhodes, Guest Appearance
Technical Credits
Tino Di Geraldo Percussion Programming
Nguyên Lê Arranger, Producer, overdub engineer
Siegfried Lock Executive Producer
Jean-Loup Morette Engineer
Uwe Teichert Mastering
Martin Noël Artwork
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