"Jimy Bleu & The Voodoo Child Revue"
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"Jimy Bleu & The Voodoo Child Revue"

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The Longest-running & ONLY Authentic Jimi Hendrix Tribute Show since 1968.

The show is fronted by New York City's own Jimy Bleu, who is carrying on, by direct personal lineage, a concept Hendrix called "Electric Ladyland".

"The Voodoo Child Revue" consists of Bleu fronting 2 musicians portraying "The Experience" & later in the set 2 musicians portraying "The Band Of Gypsies". The revue performs with vintage equipment, light show & costume changes, covering EVERY period of Jimi's illustrious career with emphasis on creating an exciting stage show.

Performing world-wide, the show has opened for and toured with the likes of Aerosmith, Slade, Graham Central Station, The J. Geils Band and Foghat, as well as appearing in major venues such as the Woodstock 25th anniversary, the Atlantic Pop Festival and Reggae Sunsplash to name a few. They have also appeared on German TV, London's BBC TV and MTV.

This isn't simply a tribute act.....this is a serious re-creation which started when Bleu was a member of the official Jimi Hendrix fan club at Warner/Reprise records from 1968-1970.

Bleu, himself a former Columbia/Def Jam recording artist having had relative success in the '90's with music mogul Russell Simmons as his personal manager, performs the music of Hendrix in the studio on all instruments and vocals. ://./voodoochildreview

Besides giving lecture/demonstrations about Hendrix on TV & college campuses across the USA, an unauthorized feature film based on Jimi Hendrix produced by Bleu is currently in post-production.

Bleu periodically tours with Hendrix bassist Bill Cox's "Band Of Gypsies Experience".

Link to Trailer for Upcoming "Voodoo Child" Film: ://./watch?v=mw9ECBTuTLM

Log on to ./cc4bleu for live videos of this act.

Screen name:
Bleu
Member since:
May 05 2005
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years together:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Age:
62 years

Influences

The Most Comprehensive Presentation EVER Of The Music & The Mysticism Of The Man With The Guitar:

* Only 1 Man Can Showcase The Hard Explosive Rock Which Hendrix Best Exemplified With "The Experience"

* Only 1 Man Can Showcase The Afro Funk Which Hendrix Delivered With The "Band Of Gypsies"

* Only 1 Man Can EXCEEDINGLY Re-produce Hendrix's Studio Sound Playing All The Instruments & Vocals Himself

Members Of Band

Jimy Bleu - Guitar/Ld. Vcl

Ed Kern - Bass/Bkgd Vcl ("Experience")
Ted Edwards - Drums ("Experience")

Tim Fountain -Drums ("Band Of Gypsies")
Dave Avalon - Bass/Bkgd Vcl ("Band Of Gypsies")

SHOW REVIEWS

“The Experience & The Band Of Gypsies done extremely well…I felt as though I was watching a play about Hendrix” - legendary DJ Frankie Crocker 1979

“Go and become experienced…..it’s an evening well spent” - Al Stweeje, Good Times Newspaper Concert Review 1985

“Definitely lives up to the hype” - Rolling Stone Magazine Concert Review 1992

“It wouldn’t have been ‘Woodstock’ without THIS Hendrix” - Woodstock 25th Anniversary Concert Promoter 1994

“A dead-on recreation of the man with the guitar” - Soundbeat E-zine Tribute Band Review 2006

“It's like seeing Hendrix, Marley & Prince at once.....nice!!" - TM Stevens (bassist for Sly Stone, Miles Davis, James Brown & many others) 2008

“Jimy Bleu…..the rocker….the guitar player extraordinaire!!” - Corky Laing (drummer from ‘Mountain‘) 2010

“I wouldn‘t call this a tribute….you guys got it down!!” - R&B icon Jimmy Castor 2011

“Wow…..to me you’re it……..keep doin’ it!!!” - Jabo Starks (drummer from James Brown‘s band) 2012

"You definitely got it down more than anyone I've come across" - guitar virtuoso Pat Travers 2015

"I should have interviewed YOU for my bookazine" - Emily Gatlin (author of "The Unknown Hendrix") 2015

"Jimi Hendrix aficionado Jimy Bleu.....the real deal.....rock & roll seasoned with blues & soul & MOST IMPORTANT the musically orchestrated direction in which Jimi Hendrix was headed" - Hendrix bassist Billy Cox 2015

EQUIPMENT

Marshall, SVT Amps, Custom Tama rig, prof'l P.A. equipment

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Past Events

Jimy Bleu & the Voodoo Child Revue ("The Experience" & "The Band Of Gypsies" - 2 shows in 1 set)

Jimy Bleu & the Voodoo Child Review ("The Experience" & "The Band Of Gypsies" - 2 shows in 1 set)

Woodstock reunion concert. Also appearing Johnny Winter & Grateful Dead tribute shows.

In celebration of the May 12, 1967 release of Jimi Hendrix's album 'Are You Experienced?', Cafe Wha will feature the ONLY authentic Hendrix tribute show, "Voodoo Child", to perform the album front to back at the legendary Hendrix stomping ground, the Cafe Wha!

More information: http://www.cafewha.com/news/5/85/Are-You-Experienced

FRIDAY MAY 6th 10pm-Midnight 2011


You've heard the tribute CD's......
You’ve seen the docs, read the bios…..
You’ve seen all the other Hendrix tribute bands.......

Now....experience the music of Hendrix the way HE presented it live.......with....

"V O O D O O C H I L D"

The longest-running & ONLY authentic Jimi Hendrix show since 1968~!!!

Fronted by New York City's own Jimy Bleu, "Voodoo Child" is carrying on, by direct personal lineage, a concept Hendrix called "Electric Ladyland".

Performing world-wide, "Voodoo Child" has opened for and toured with the likes of "Aerosmith, Slade, Graham Central Station, The J. Geils Band and Foghat, as well as appearing in major venues such as the Woodstock 25th anniversary, the Atlantic Pop Festival and Reggae Sunsplash to name a few. They have also appeared on German TV, London's BBC TV and MTV.

This isn't simply a tribute act.....this is a serious continuation which started when Bleu was a member of the official Jimi Hendrix fan club at Warner/Reprise records from 1968-1970.

Bleu himself a former Columbia/Def Jam recording artist, having had relative success in the '90's with music mogul Russell Simmons as his personal manager, performs the music of Hendrix in the studio on all instruments and vocals.

An unauthorized feature film based on Jimi Hendrix produced by Bleu is currently in post-production.

For more information on “Voodoo Child“ live, log on to:

http://www.myspace.com/voodoochildbleu
http://www.youtube.com/CC4bleu

For more information on performance night:
http://www.showcaselive.com/event-schedule/default.aspx?month=5&year=2011#635

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