Brian Bromberg: “Hendrix's presence as an artist was overwhelming, and that’s what makes his music so special“

Brian Bromberg
(Image credit: Raj Naik)

Jazz maestro Brian Bromberg recently reissued his 2010 album Bromberg Plays Hendrix, a collaboration with the great Vinnie Colaiuta on drums. We meet the master to talk about Hendrix's genius, working with Stan Getz, and the unbeatable quality of his custom Kiesel bass guitars.

What prompted the reissue of Bromberg Plays Hendrix, Brian?  

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