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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Genre: Stage Performance
Reviewed In Issue 135 (Oct 2008) Of Widescreen Review®
With the musical talents of Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Indigenous, Living Colour, Eric Gales, Hubert Sumlin, Jimmy D. Lane, Mike McCready, Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox, Andy Aledort, Paul Rodgers, Kenny Olson, Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Mick Taylor, The Ensemble, Buddy Miles, Chris Layton & Tommy Shannon
Jimi Hendrix still continues to touch and inspire artists like no other, nearly four decades after his death. Filmed during two live concerts, one in San Diego and the other in Hendrix's hometown of Seattle, this tribute concert brings together some of music's most influential artists of days past and present
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD shows noticeable compression artifacts throughout. Black levels are elevated, and shadows are flat. The image is overly noisy, and color banding is prevalent at times. The stage lighting shows good saturation, but fleshtones are washed out. Edge enhancement isn
Similarly, the Dolby
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