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Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Jimi Hendrix
Compilation album by
ReleasedSeptember 9, 2003
Recorded13 December 1966 – 23 March 1970
GenreBlues, blues rock
Length75:02
LabelMCA
ProducerJanie Hendrix, John McDermott, Eddie Kramer
Jimi Hendrix chronology
Paris 1967/San Francisco 1968
(2003)
Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Jimi Hendrix
(2003)
Live at Berkeley
(2003)
  1. Martin Scorsese Piano Blues Documentary
  2. Jazz
  3. 'Driftin' Blues'
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
PopMatters[2]

Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Jimi Hendrix is a ten track companion release to the critically acclaimed television documentary series Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues shown on PBS in September 2003.

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The album features two previously unreleased blues inspired performances. 'Georgia Blues' (recorded on March 19, 1969 at New York's Record Plant Studios) was recorded with saxophonist Lonnie Youngblood, with whom Hendrix played some early sessions in 1966. Also previously unreleased is 'Blue Window', recorded in March 1969 at Mercury Studios in New York. How to transfer contacts from iphone to gmail. This track features Buddy Miles Express members: Buddy Miles on drums, Duane Hitchings on organ, Bill Rich on bass guitar and brass players Tobie Wynn, James Tatum, Bobby Rock, Pete Carter, and Tom Hall (now known as Khalil Shaheed).

Track listing[edit]

  1. 'Red House' – 3:50
  2. 'Voodoo Chile' – 15:00
  3. 'Come On (Let the Good Times Roll)' – 4:09
  4. 'Georgia Blues' – 7:57
  5. 'Country Blues' – 8:26
  6. 'Hear My Train A Comin' – 6:57
  7. 'It's Too Bad' – 8:52
  8. 'My Friend' – 4:36
  9. 'Blue Window' – 12:51
  10. 'Midnight Lightning' – 3:06
Piano

Recording details[edit]

  • Track 1 recorded in London at CBS Studios on Dec. 13, 1966; De Lane Lea Studios on Feb. 1967; Olympic Studios in Apr. 1967
  • Track 2 recorded at Record Plant in New York City on May 2, 1968
  • Track 3 recorded at Record Plant in New York City on Aug. 27, 1968
  • Track 4 recorded at Record Plant in New York City on Mar. 19, 1969
  • Track 5 recorded at Record Plant in New York City on Jan. 23, 1970
  • Track 6 recorded at Olympic Studios in London on Feb. 17, 1969
  • Track 7 recorded at Record Plant in New York City on Feb. 11, 1969
  • Track 8 recorded at Sound Center in New York City on Mar. 13, 1968
  • Track 9 recorded at Mercury Studios in New York City in Mar. 1969
  • Track 10 recorded at Record Plant in New York City on Mar. 23, 1970

Personnel[edit]

  • Jimi Hendrix – guitar, vocals
  • Mitch Mitchell, Jimmy Mayes, Buddy Miles – drums
  • Noel Redding, Jack Casady, Hank Anderson, Billy Cox, Bill Rich – bass
  • Lonnie Youngblood – vocals, saxophone
  • Ken Pine – 12-string guitar
  • Paul Caruso – harmonica
  • Bobby Rock – tenor saxophone
  • Tobie Wynn – baritone saxophone
  • Tom Hall (Khalil Shaheed), Pete Carter – trumpet
  • Stephen Stills – piano
  • Steve Winwood – organ
  • Duane Hitchings – organ
  • John Winfield – organ

References[edit]

  1. ^Unterberger, Richie. 'Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Jimi Hendrix'. Allmusic. Retrieved January 11, 2012.
  2. ^James, Brian. 'Jimi Hendrix: Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Jimi Hendrix < PopMatters'. Popmatters.com. Retrieved January 11, 2012.
  3. ^McDermott, John (2003). Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Jimi Hendrix (booklet). Jimi Hendrix. Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. pp. 10–11.

Martin Scorsese Piano Blues Documentary

Retrieved from 'https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Martin_Scorsese_Presents_the_Blues:_Jimi_Hendrix&oldid=835922998'
(Redirected from The Blues (film))

The Blues is a 2003 documentaryfilm series produced by Martin Scorsese, dedicated to the history of blues music. In each of the seven episodes, a different director explores a stage in the development of the blues. The series originally aired on PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) in the United States.[1]

Feel Like Going Home[edit]

Feel Like Going Home
Directed byMartin Scorsese
Produced bySam Pollard
Written byPeter Guralnick
StarringAli Farka Touré
Corey Harris
Salif Keita
Son House
Taj Mahal
John Lee Hooker
Keb' Mo'
Willie King
CinematographyArthur Jafa
Edited byDavid Tedeschi
September 28, 2003

Director Martin Scorsese pays tribute to the Delta blues, tracing the roots of the music by traveling through the state of Mississippi with the musician Corey Harris and then traveling to West Africa. Willie King, Taj Mahal, Othar Turner and Ali Farka Touré give performances of early Delta blues songs, along with rare archival film of Son House, Muddy Waters, and John Lee Hooker.

The Soul of a Man[edit]

The Soul of a Man
Directed byWim Wenders
Produced byAlex Gibney
Written byWim Wenders
Narrated byLaurence Fishburne
Music bySkip James
Blind Willie Johnson
J. B. Lenoir
CinematographyLisa Rinzler
Edited byMathilde Bonnefoy
September 29, 2003

Written and directed by Wim Wenders, the film explores the musical careers of blues musicians Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J. B. Lenoir.

The Road to Memphis[edit]

The Road to Memphis
Directed byRichard Pearce
Produced byRobert Kenner
Written byRobert Gordon
StarringB. B. King
Bobby Rush
Rosco Gordon
Ike Turner
CinematographyRichard Pearce
Edited byCharlton McMillan
September 30, 2003

Directed by Richard Pearce, this episode focuses on the Beale Street music scene, particularly three Memphis blues musicians with different levels of acclaim: B. B. King, Rosco Gordon and Bobby Rush.[2]

Warming by the Devil's Fire[edit]

Warming by the Devil's Fire
Directed byCharles Burnett
Produced byMargaret Bodde
Alex Gibney
Written byCharles Burnett
StarringTommy Hicks
Nathaniel Lee Jr.
Music byStephen James Taylor
CinematographyJohn N. Demps
Edited byEdwin Santiago
October 1, 2003

Written and directed by Charles Burnett, this film presents the tale of a young boy traveling to Mississippi to visit relatives. He is caught between the pressures of his religious mother and gospel music, and the eagerness of his blues-loving uncle. The film includes performance by

Godfathers and Sons[edit]

Godfathers and Sons
Directed byMarc Levin
Produced byDaphne Pinkerson
Marc Levin
StarringMarshall Chess
Chuck D
CinematographyMark Benjamin
Edited byBob Eisenhardt
October 2, 2003

Director Marc Levin follows Marshall Chess as he remembers his father's contribution to Chicago blues history as the co-founder of Chess Records and his own production of the controversial album Electric Mud. He organizes a reunion of the musicians that made Electric Mud to record new versions of Muddy Waters's blues standard 'Mannish Boy', with contributions by hip hop artists, including Chuck D of Public Enemy, Common & Kyle Jason.

Red, White and Blues[edit]

Red, White and Blues
Directed byMike Figgis
Produced byLouise Hammar
Shirani Sabratnam
CinematographyBarry Ackroyd
Mike Eley
John Lynch
Stephen Standen
Edited byDavid Martin
Nigel Karikari
October 3, 2003

Directed by Mike Figgis, this episode is dedicated to blues culture in Britain and to the effect of the British Invasion on American blues culture. It contains footage from a jam session and interviews with the musicians Jeff Beck, Van Morrison and others.

Piano Blues[edit]

Piano Blues
Directed byClint Eastwood
Produced byClint Eastwood
Bruce Ricker
Written byPeter Guralnick
StarringMarcia Ball
Dave Brubeck
Ray Charles
Pinetop Perkins,..
CinematographyVic Losick
Edited byJoel Cox, Gary Roach
October 4, 2003

Jazz

Directed by Clint Eastwood, this episode is dedicated to blues music played on the piano. Eastwood, a piano player and accomplished composer, interviews such key figures as Dr. John, Ray Charles, Jay McShann (shown on the DVD cover), and Pinetop Perkins.

References[edit]

  1. ^Mitchell, Elvis (September 26, 2003). 'TELEVISION REVIEW; The Blues: A History, A Homage'. The New York Times.
  2. ^Gallo, Phil (September 6, 2003). 'The Road To Memphis'. Variety.

External links[edit]

  • 'The Blues' on IMDb

'Driftin' Blues'

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