Brian Bromberg – Bromberg Plays Hendrix

There are few musicians who are so driven by the music as the bassist Brian Bromberg. Brian has recently released his album Compared To That, an evenhanded mixture of pop and jazz, that will actually excite jazz purists.

Now he presents Bromberg Plays Hendrix (2012), a tribute to the late guitar legend Jimi Hendrix. Brian is just accompanied by Vinnie Colaiuta on drums. All other instruments are performed by Bromberg.

Bromberg enthuses about his new project: “This project is not a gimmick; it’s very musical and real. It’s all about the music for me.”

Hendrix’s shadow is too big that jazz musician Bromberg could deprive him. One can therefore expect no jazz album. To be clear, Bromberg Plays Hendrix is a pure rock album. As a lover of smooth jazz, one finds, for that reason, on the borders of own taste.

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