April 29, 2010
Individually and as partners, D. A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus have created some of the most electrifying cinema verité films of all time, from pioneering rock films Monterey Pop and Dont Look . . . Read more »
Jimi Hendrix and Otis Redding arrived in California virtually unknown. Returning stateside from London, where he had moved to launch his musical career, Hendrix exploded at Monterey, flooring an unsuspecting audience with his maniacal six-string pyrotechnics. Redding, a venerable star of Memphis’s Stax record label, seduced the “love crowd” in one of his best—and last—performances. Jimi Plays Monterey and Shake! Otis at Monterey, feature the entire sets of these legendary musicians, performances that have entered rock-and-roll mythology.
Jimi Plays Monterey