Thursday, November 13, 2008

Drummer Mitch Mitchell Passes

The drummer for Jimi Hendrix,Mitch Mitchell has passed.He was a force to be reckoned with on the drums.He was the group's last surviving member.He was found dead in his hotel room early Wednesday,he was 61.Jimi Hendrix passed in 1970,and the bass player Noel Redding passed in 2003.Mitch Mitchell died of natural causes,and he was actually doing an Experience Hendrix Tour gig!Mitchell was a one-of-a-kind drummer whose "jazz-tinged" style was influenced by Max Roach and Elvin Jones.The work was a vital part of both the Jimi Hendrix Experience in the 1960s and the Experience Hendrix Tour that ended last week, he said.There is a great tribute site with great pics,mp3 interviews,music chronology,even drum transcription.It is... A TRIBUTE TO MITCH MITCHELL:


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