Rocker Vernon Reid compares Jimi Hendrix to a “Joseph Campbell character, a Hero with a Thousand Faces”

Musician, Vernon Reid, front man for the legendary rock band Living Color, recently invoked Joseph Campbell when talking about the influence of Jimi Hendrix on music. “Hendrix is like a Joseph Campbell character, a hero with a thousand faces,'” Reid said. “He went on a hero’s journey. He heard things that weren’t available to him or anyone else, then took his instrument to incredibly far dimensions. To read more about Reid’s current work, click here.

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From Times Union on October 30, 2019