James Marshall Hendrix or Jimi Hendrix – the legendary American guitarist, singer, rock composer most often associated with acid-rock and psychedelic rock, blues- and jazz-rock. Hendrix was one of the greatest guitarists and rock instrumentalists in history.
He began his career in the 1960s as a valued studio musician. He has recorded with, among others, Little Richard, The Isley Brothers and John Hammond. In 1966, Hendrix went to London, where the Jimi Hendrix Experience band was formed.
A year later, the first album “Are You Experienced?” Was released, which made the guitarist famous all day. The album contained 17 songs, most of them like “Purple Haze”, “Foxey Lady”, “Hey Joe”, “Are You Experienced?” or “The Wind Cries Mary” has become a rock music standard.
In the next three years, Hendrix released two more albums: “Axis: Bold as Love” and “Electric Ladyland”. Hendrix’s concerts have also gone down in history, especially performances at the Monterey Pop Festival and Woodstock. Jimi Hendrix died in London on September 18, 1970, as a result of a complication after taking sleeping pills.