Vernon Reid and His Search for Six-String Transcendence

Inspired by Jimi Hendrix, Ronald Shannon Jackson and other adventurous players, a guitar superhero continues his sonic excursions into the cosmos. In the same way that Jimi Hendrix transcended his instrument — going well beyond the notes on such pivotal, performative pieces as “Machine Gun” and his version of “The Star Spangled Banner” at Woodstock

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