July 29, 2021

New book on Jimi Hendrix coming out in October

A new book on Jimi Hendrix is ​​coming out, reflecting on his legacy. It’s called “Voodoo Child,” and it comes out on October 19, and it’s written by music journalists Harvey Kubernik and Kenneth Kubernik. It is a series of unpublished interviews with the people who knew and worked with Jimi Hendrix: musicians, producers, sound engineers and other characters who were there in the construction of the guitarist’s career and they have various details.

Acclaimed rock music journalists and authors Harvey Kubernik and Kenneth Kubernik celebrate the life, music and legacy of the legendary artist with Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child, out October 19, 2021 on Sterling Publishing.

Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child includes previously unreleased excerpts from interviews with recording, production and engineering directors from across Hendrix’s career, focusing on his music. Those interviewed included Dick Clark, Andrew Loog Oldham, composer Mike Stoller, Steve Cropper, Chris Hillman, photographer Henry Diltz, Dave Mason, producer Jerry Wexler, Electric Lady Studios engineer Eddie Kramer, Love’s guitarist. Johnny Echols, Don Wilson of the Ventures, Brian Auger, film and television director Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Jim Keltner and many more.

Writer and photographer Heather Harris says of the book: “Most of his countless photographs are totally new to the public, including those revealing square shots of Kodak of the band interacting with fans and fellow members, or oddities like fans splashing in the reflecting pool in front of the Hollywood Bowl stage. while the Experience acted “.

“Eddie Kramer, Nels Cline and Billy Cox code so thoroughly why Hendrix sounded like Hendrix that music will swirl in your head the entire time you’re reading. Which is precisely what a superior music book should do.”

Harvey Kubernik’s work has been published internationally in Melody Maker, Variety, Goldmine, the Los Angeles Times, MOJO, and Record Collector News. He is also a contributor to Best Classic Bands. His books include The Story of the Band: From Big Pink to the Last Waltz; 1967: A Complete Rock History of the Summer of Love; Canyon of Dreams; Neil Young: Heart of Gold; and Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows. Lives in Los Angeles.

Kenneth Kubernik was editor of Music Connection magazine. He has contributed to Variety, the Los Angeles Times, and MIX magazine. He is a co-author of The Story of the Band. Lives in Los Angeles.

Here the cover of the book: