In this episode of the Talking Sound Podcast host Christopher Jordan is joined by Jimy Bleu, founder and lead of the one-of-a-kind tribute experience Jimy Bleu and the Voodoo Child Revue, as well as founder of New Divinity, a New York based production company. What does it take to emulate a playing style, a look and an attitude, all while maintaining the timing and musical skill of one of the biggest musical geniuses to walk the planet? What is the difference between a mere cover band and a tribute band? Jimy Bleu knows…and he is gonna tell you!
Jimy Bleu was born & raised in New York City & has been a professional singer/musician since his early teens. Jimy now spends his time not only teaching art and craft of music to others, but tours the country and beyond in numerous acts paying tribute to legendary, as well as sharing his intimate knowledge of Jimi Hendrix and his playing style with others through his Jimi Hendrix: American Guru lecture series. Throughout his many years around the world on stage, he has backed-up &/or toured with such notaries as Wilson Pickett, Slade, Betty Wright, Aerosmith, Isaac Hayes, J.Geils Band, Joe Tex, Foghat, New Birth, Al Green, Jimmy Castor, The Black Crowes, Don Covey, Brook Benton & Lonnie Youngblood to name a few.
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