Roger Mayer: Experience the Difference
Roger Mayer, Jimi Hendrix’s guitar technician
llustrated talk and exclusive tour of the Cumberland Hotel Hendrix Suite.
Roger Mayer, the electrical engineer who developed the famous Octavia pedal that is responsible for the innovative guitar sound heard on Hendrix’s Purple Haze, joins Handel & Hendrix in London at The Cumberland Hotel for a unique Hendrix experience. For the first hour, Mayer will talk about the Hendrix sound and his frequent visits to Hendrix’s flat in Brook Street, alongside musical demonstrations. For the final 30 mins, ticket holders will be shown around the Hendrix Suite at the iconic hotel where Jimi Hendrix often stayed and where he gave his last ever interview to the press, 6 days before he died. This incredible insight into Hendrix’s time in London, his musical innovation and collaboration with Roger Mayer and his last days in London before his death is a unique experience not to be missed.
Venue: Green 1 Meeting Room, The Cumberland Hotel, Great Cumberland Place, London W1H 7DL
Tickets: £17.50 (includes free entry to Handel & Hendrix in London until 2/10/16)
When: 25th Sep 2016 at 18:00