2B3, Jimi is reviewed by JazzWeekly

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FOXY! 2B3: Jimi

With Hammond B3 trios, it’s all about the song selection, and the team of Jeff Jenkins/B3-synth, Mike Abbott/g and Mike Marlier/dr, the choice of Jimi Hendrix is a clever one. The team hits hard on rocking versions of pieces like “Purple Haze”, with Marlier digging in with a heavy backbeat on “Manic Depression”. Abbott gives a sleek solo intro before handing off the baton to Jenkins on a delightful take of “Little Wing” while giving some searing Chicago blues on a South Sider “Etched In Stones” and giving some wacka wooka to Marlier’s high hat on “Fire”. The team gives a tribute to the left handed ax icon with a dramatic and passionate original of “Jimi”. This trio is experienced!

Kari Gaffney

Kari Gaffney

Since 1988 Kari-On Productions has helped artists get an even footing in the industry through jazz promotion in the genres of Jazz, World & Latin Jazz through Jazz Radio and Publicity. Why do we do both, because they compliment each other, and we care about fiscal longevity for the artist.

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