VooDoo Chile--A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix / Bio

VooDoo Chile, 'A Tribute To Jimi Hendrix', is a live performance three- piece ensemble dedicated to to the music of The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Band of Gypsys. From their vintage attire and outrageous choreography to their authentic period backline, this trio faithfully recreates the sounds, sight and feel of a Jimi Hendrix concert. VooDoo Chile's live performance takes you back in time to 1969- a generation of lava lamps, peace signs and a psychedelic culture. Recreating the sights and sounds of an authentic Jimi Hendrix experience, this trio will suspend your imagination and send you on a one-of-a-kind, acid-scorched trip of musical adventure.

Guitars and Vocals: Carl Ray Blake started a career in entertainment during his studies at Cornish College of the Arts. Carl has worked with artists such as Harry Connick Jr., The Godfathers, Helmut, Eric Johnson, Nirvana, Joe Satriani, George Strait. He has recorded with Bob Rivers and Spike O'Neill (The Bob Rivers Show) and has played with platinum selling artists Roger Fisher (Heart, Alias, Roger Fisher Band), Mike Derosier (Heart, Alias) and the late Kurt Cobain (Nirvana). Influences include Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck and David Gilmour.

Drums and Percussion: B.C. Dolsen began his professional career in Seattle at age 17. He worked at Grammercy Records 6 years, session drumming, in audio refurbishment, operational management and scouting. Dolsen has recorded with Grammy winner Garey Sheldon, Pat Sample, Albritton McClain (Donnie Iris), Dave Cashin (Paul Rogers, Dusty Springfeild, Percy Sledge, The Drifters, The Platters). He has played with Anthony Guess (Camper Van Beethoven), Steve Fossen (Heart), and Jimi Hendrix Tribute legend Randy Hanson. Dolsen is a veteran of numerous tours, sessions & fill-ins in Los Angeles, New York and Seattle.

Bass and Vocals: Hunter Blake began a professional career at age 16. Blake is classically trained and studied extensively under Sharon Ray (National Guitar Workshop). He has worked with E. Pruitt (The Michael Powers Group, The Josh Williamson Band, Jeff Scheetz, R&B Group Groove City, The Scorpions, Ken Tamplin, Tony Macalpine, Paul Stanley of KISS, Rev John P Bailey, Funk Group Soul Sychedelics, B.B King, Dr.John, Brett Michaels of Poison, Miles Davis tribute Group "Miles & Miles"). Hunter has shared the stage with Allen White (Yes) and Albritton McClain (Donnie Iris).

General Info

Band Members
Hunter Blake, bass guitar and backing vocals, B.C. Dolsen, drums and percussion, Carl Ray Blake, guitars and vocals
Artist Name
VooDoo Chile--A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix
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Active Since
Rock / psychedelic rock

Contact Info

Friday Harbor, WA

Similar Artists

  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience Official Page
  • Band of Gypsys