New Jimi Hendrix Documentary To Be Released
The Miami Pop Festival live album will also be available.The new documentary, "Jimi Hendrix - Hear My Train A Comin'", unveils previously unseen performance footage and home movies taken by Hendrix and drummer Mitch Mitchell, while sourcing an extensive archive of photographs, drawings, family letters and more to provide new insight into the musician's personality and genius.
Directed by Bob Smeaton, who was also behind "Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child" and "Hendrix 70: Live at Woodstock", the feature length docu-film will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on November 4.
That day will also see the first-ever release of one of the guitar virtuoso's most sought-after performances, by way of the live album "Jimi Hendrix Experience: Miami Pop Festival".
Originally recorded on site by Hendrix's long term sound engineer Eddie Kramer, the album features the first recorded stage performances of "Hear My Train A Comin'" and "Tax Free", as well as classics like "Fire," "Hey Joe," "I Don't Live Today" and "Purple Haze". The album will be available on CD and a limited edition numbered double 12" audiophile vinyl set.