December 8, 2011
Filmed during Jimi Hendrix's final tour less than three weeks before his death, the concert documentary "Blue Wild Angel: Jimi Hendrix at the Isle of Wight" captures the rock guitarist's singular style and musicianship. Janie Hendrix, his sister, will introduce the screening, and a panel discussion with Bob Santelli, Billy Cox, Murray Lerner and John McDermott will follow. Grammy Museum, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., L.A. 7:30 p.m. Thu. $10. (213) 765-6800. http://www.grammymuseum.org
February 25, 2010
Juvenile probation: A story that appeared in Sunday's Section A about abuses against juveniles by Los Angeles County Probation Department officers said the agency has 6,200 officers. The department has 6,200 employees, including 4,400 sworn officers. Marlon Wayans: An article about Marlon Wayans in Sunday's Calendar misspelled the last name of filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen as Cohen. Medical isotopes: An article about medical isotopes in the Feb. 18 LATExtra section spelled the name of Polish nuclear physicist Maria Sklodowska as Maria Skladowsky.
November 29, 2002 |
Sixty years after his birth, one of the most important artists ever to emerge from Seattle is -- at least officially -- almost invisible here. There's no Jimi Hendrix Boulevard, no Hendrix Arena, no Hendrix Elementary School. The only thing the city has done to recognize the man many consider the world's greatest guitar player is to give him a rock -- at the Woodland Park Zoo.
January 11, 2010 |
With the exception of James Dean, who made only three films, there might be no pop-culture icon who has done more with less than the late Jimi Hendrix. The ultimate guitar hero released just three studio albums before his death in 1970, but new generations of music fans keep plugging into his amplified legacy. The volume of Hendrix's music is about to get turned up. Today, the Hendrix estate and Sony Music Entertainment will announce the March 9 release of a "new" Hendrix album, "Valleys of Neptune," which will feature a dozen unreleased recordings.
March 8, 2007 |
Jimi Hendrix's family has filed a federal lawsuit in Seattle over the use of the guitar legend's name to market a brand of vodka. The family claims that companies owned by Seattle businessman Craig Dieffenbach used trademarked material to market Hendrix Electric Vodka and other products.
September 2, 2006 |
The rights to reproduce hundreds of recordings by the late Jimi Hendrix are slated to be auctioned in New York in October, a potentially lucrative catalog from a musician who still sells more than 600,000 albums annually. The problem is that two parties claim they own the rights: a company run by members of the legendary rock guitarist's family and the estate of Hendrix's former manager.