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February 10th, 1968
After a sound check, the Experience jam with Buddy Miles, Harvey Brooks and David Crosby at the Shrine Auditorium. They play a show at the Shrine later that night, accompanied by Soft Machine, Blue Cheer and The Electric Flag. The set is comprised of: “Are You Experienced?” “The Wind Cries Mary,” “Up From The Skies,” “Red House,” “Wild Thing,” and “Purple Haze.”
Peter Tork attends the show and afterward hosts a party at his home in Laurel Canyon.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience perform at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on February 10, 1968.
Photo: Chuck Boyd / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC
June 22nd, 1969
Newport Pop Festival, Devonshire Downs, Northridge, Ca.
After a subpar performance with the Experience on Friday evening, Hendrix returned to the festival on Sunday afternoon to jam with Eric Burdon, Buddy Miles, Tracy Nelson, and Mother Earth. Jimi’s enthusiastic participation won over the crowd. The shambling, extended jam session proved to be the highlight of the Sunday slate of
Jimi Hendrix is photographed during an afternoon performance / jam on June 22, 1969 at the Newport ‘69 pop festival at DevonshireDowns in Northridge, California.
Photo: © Authentic Hendrix, LLC
January 01st, 1970
New York, N.Y.
Joined by Elvin Bishop, Buddy Miles and others, Hendrix took part in a jam session at Ungano’s nightclub (210 West 70th Street, New York City). Sacha Reins, a writer for French entertainment magazine Best (Issue 39) who just happened to be in the club during the event, later wrote about the evening. “It is beginning to get quite late, and I tell myself that I have to go. I look to the door and get a big shock. Jimi is there with a black guitar in his hand. Buddy Miles follows him. He shakes the hand of the boss, and I hear him asking if he doesn’t mind them playing a bit. The three telephone booths near the entrance are immediately occupied. We all want to tell a friend that nice things are about to happen. Less than an hour later the club is full. Jimi is onstage and Buddy is looking for a drum stool big enough to support his enormous weight.
“A very young guitar player who has been playing for half an hour wants to leave. He doesn’t want to play anymore. Jimi stops him and asks him if they can play together. They try out a rather quick number and Jimi intentionally stays in the background. He waits until the young guitarist regains his confidence. Then he takes his turn. He plays short phrases with long silence intermissions during which one only hears the strong and regular pulsations of Buddy Miles. The silences become shorter and shorter. The phrases are less and less chopped up; they become enchained, stupefying. Jimi had found his groove and under his fingers the strings tell us strange stories that we don’t fully comprehend.”