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Jimi Hocking

Jimi Hocking

Jimi Hocking


Jimi ’the human’ Hocking has been a familiar sight to Australian audiences for many years. Along with the gold records he collected with the infamous ‘Screaming Jets’, Jimi has also released a large body of solo work (12 albums), from electric rock and blues, to contemporary folk and even blues mandolin. In the 1980’s Jimi stepped out of his ‘Zappa’ inspired electric 3 piece, and the folk café’s of Melbourne to join rock legends ‘the Angels’ on their ‘Live Line’ tour when Bob Spencer was injured. Read more on Last.fm
Jimi ’the human’ Hocking has been a familiar sight to Australian audiences for many years. Along with the gold records he collected with the infamous ‘Screaming Jets’, Jimi has also released a large body of solo work (12 albums), from electric rock and blues, to contemporary folk and even blues mandolin. In the 1980’s Jimi stepped out of his ‘Zappa’ inspired electric 3 piece, and the folk café’s of Melbourne to join rock legends ‘the Angels’ on their ‘Live Line’ tour when Bob Spencer was injured. He went on to form ‘Jimi the human & Spectre 7’ and hit the charts in the early 1990’s.

In ’93 he joined ‘The Screaming Jets’ but continued to record and perform as a soloist on the side. In 1997 Jimi parted from the Jets to pursue his love of the Blues, and achieved many awards along the way. A three time ‘CAV-Best Acoustic performer’, ‘MBAS 2003 Male Blues Artist of the Year’, ‘MBAS 2004 Blues Performer of the Year’, and in 2005 Jimi won the prestigious ‘International Blues Challenge’ in Memphis USA, and toured the US extensively. In 2008 Jimi was pronounced the ‘VicTas Male blues artist of the year’ and also ‘Producer of 2008’ for his work on his album ‘Blue Mandolin’.

In 2009 Jimi was invited to Kathmandu to perform at the ‘Himalayan Blues festival’ Jimi launched into 2010 with a new solo album ‘Electric Mojo Machine’ and also rejoined his former band mates ‘the Screaming Jets’ to open for ‘Status Quo’ on their Australian tour. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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