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Jimi Hendrix Guitar Competition Underway

13 NOV 2013 | VIA LEGACYRECORDINGS.COM

ENTER YOUR COVER OF A HENDRIX CLASSIC AND WIN A SPOT ON THE 2014 EXPERIENCE HENDRIX TOUR

Experience Hendrix LLC, in partnership with Talenthouse, has announced the Jimi Hendrix Guitar Competition, a celebration of the music and heritage of the greatest guitarist of all time. Together with Sony Music’s Legacy Recordings and IK Multimedia, Talenthouse and Experience Hendrix have launched a competition that offers entrants a chance to win a performing slot on the annual Experience Hendrix tribute tour, set to roll in March 2014.

Contestants are invited to submit a video that shows them performing a Jimi Hendrix track. One winner will be selected by a team of judges, consisting of Janie Hendrix, Jimi’s sister and Experience Hendrix CEO; and legendary engineer/producer Eddie Kramer who worked with Jimi Hendrix at the very start of his recording career in London, and, later at Woodstock and subsequently worked on the authorized series of posthumous Hendrix album releases. Judges also include Brad Tolinski, Guitar World Magazine Editor-in-Chief and author of Light & Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page; and Dave Stewart, the musician and producer known for his role in the Eurhythmics and work with Mick Jagger, Orianthi, Bryan Ferry, Ringo Starr, Stevie Nicks and No Doubt, among others.

The winner, as selected by the panel of judges, will be invited to perform a song as part of the Experience Hendrix 2014 Tour. Travel and accommodations will be provided for the winner and a guest. The Experience Hendrix Tour is an annual event featuring the greatest guitarists of our generation including Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eric Johnson, and many others. The 2014 tour line up will be announced shortly.

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The overall winner as well as five popular winners (runners up) will receive an assortment of exclusive Jimi Hendrix merchandise provided by IK Multimedia, in addition to prizes from Fender, Guitar Center, Dunlop, Hal Leonard, Levy’s Leathers, and Guitar World Magazine.

The ‘Judges Choice’ (overall winner) will have the incredible opportunity to perform a song on the Experience Hendrix 2014 Tour, sharing the stage with several of today’s top guitarists in celebration of Jimi Hendrix.* In addition, the winner will receive an assortment of exclusive product and merchandise, including:

  • IK Multimedia custom prize package including: iLoud portable speaker, iRig Pro, iRig BlueBoard, iKlip for iPad
  • $2,500
  • Fender Classic Series '70s Stratocaster®
  • Dunlop Pedals: JH F1 Jimi Hendrix Fuzz Face, JH OC1 Jimi Hendrix Octavio, JH 1D Jimi Hendrix Signature Wah
  • Guitar Center Gift Card
  • One year subscription to Guitar World Magazine
  • An assortment of Jimi Hendrix merchandise and music including Hal Leonard Jimi Hendrix Instruction Books
  • Levy’s Leathers collectible album cover guitar strap, featuring many of Jimi's album covers



*Travel and two nights’ accommodation to Experience Hendrix Tour date provided for the winner plus guest

The ‘Five Popular Winners’ (runners up) will each receive:

  • IK Multimedia custom prize package including: iRig Pro, iRig BlueBoard, iKlip for iPad
  • Fender Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster®
  • Dunlop Pedals JH 1D Jimi Hendrix Signature Wah
  • Guitar Center Gift Card
  • One year subscription to Guitar World Magazine
  • An assortment of Jimi Hendrix merchandise and music including Hal Leonard Jimi Hendrix Instruction Books
  • Levy’s Leathers collectible album cover guitar strap, featuring many of Jimi's album covers



Experience Hendrix, LLC was founded by James 'Al' Hendrix, Jimi's father, in 1995. Since its inception, the company has been managed by the family members, handpicked by Al during his tenure as Chairman. It is the official family company charged with managing the music, name, image and likeness of Jimi Hendrix. As a part of their daily operations, Experience Hendrix and Authentic Hendrix oversee Jimi's timeless legacy on a worldwide basis.

About Legacy Recordings
The multiple Grammy-winning Legacy Recordings, Sony Music Entertainment's catalog division, produces and maintains the world's foremost catalog of historic reissues, an unparalleled compendium of thousands of digitally re-mastered archival titles representing virtually every musical genre including popular, rock, jazz, blues, R&B, folk, country, gospel, Broadway musicals, movie soundtracks, ethnic, world music, classical, comedy and more.

IK Multimedia was founded in 1996 in Modena, Italy, and has been in business for over 15 years developing and offering high end music software and hardware for the pro audio market. In recent years, IK was the first major music technology company to enter into the iPhone/iPad market. Today, IK is also a leading manufacturer of music creation apps and accessories for mobile devices. Such brands include AmpliTube, which continue to be featured in Apple's iPad TV commercials, roadside billboards and print advertising.

Talenthouse is the world's platform for creative collaboration, connecting aspiring talent, established artists and brand advertisers. Artists always retain ownership of their own work using Talenthouse as a platform to collaborate, grow their audience and monetize their work. Brands choose Talenthouse to engage in a dialogue with consumers in an entertaining, relevant and credible context. Our mission is to liberate all artists.


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