Purple: Celebrating Jimi Hendrix

Purple: Celebrating Jimi Hendrix

by Nguyên Lê

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Overview

Purple: Celebrating Jimi Hendrix

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.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/01/2004
Label: Act Music + Vision
UPC: 0614427941022
catalogNumber: 9410

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
Martin Noël   Artwork

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