D. A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus

Jimi Plays Monterey & Shake! Otis at Monterey

Jimi Plays Monterey & Shake! Otis at Monterey

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.

Film Info

Jimi Plays Monterey

  • Restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker
  • Soundtrack featuring a 5.1 mix by legendary recording engineer Eddie Kramer, presented in Dolby Digital, and DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary by music critic and historian Charles Shaar Murray
  • Trailer
  • Video excerpt of Pete Townshend discussing Jimi Hendrix
  • Restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker
  • Soundtrack featuring a 5.1 mix by legendary recording engineer Eddie Kramer, presented in Dolby Digital, and DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray edition
  • Two audio commentaries by music critic and historian Peter Guralnick: the first on Otis Redding’s Monterey performance, song-by-song; the second on Redding before and after Monterey
  • Interview with Phil Walden, Redding’s manager from 1959 to 1967
  • A booklet featuring a new essay by music critic David Fricke

New cover by Neil Kellerhouse

Available In

Collector's Set

The Complete Monterey Pop Festival

The Complete Monterey Pop Festival

Blu-Ray Box Set

3 Discs

$55.96

Jimi Plays Monterey

  • Restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker
  • Soundtrack featuring a 5.1 mix by legendary recording engineer Eddie Kramer, presented in Dolby Digital, and DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary by music critic and historian Charles Shaar Murray
  • Trailer
  • Video excerpt of Pete Townshend discussing Jimi Hendrix
  • Restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker
  • Soundtrack featuring a 5.1 mix by legendary recording engineer Eddie Kramer, presented in Dolby Digital, and DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray edition
  • Two audio commentaries by music critic and historian Peter Guralnick: the first on Otis Redding’s Monterey performance, song-by-song; the second on Redding before and after Monterey
  • Interview with Phil Walden, Redding’s manager from 1959 to 1967
  • A booklet featuring a new essay by music critic David Fricke

New cover by Neil Kellerhouse

Jimi Plays Monterey & Shake! Otis at Monterey
Cast
Jimi Hendrix
Otis Redding
Credits
Director
D. A. Pennebaker
Director
Chris Hegedus
Producer
Alan Douglas
Executive producer
Frazer Pennebaker
Editing
David Dawkins
Editing
Alan Douglas
Editing
Chris Hegedus
Editing
D. A. Pennebaker
Assistant editors
Jessica Gerson
Assistant editors
Nile Southern
Narrator
Papa John Phillips

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