Stanley Jordan offers a new Hendrix experience

  • Last Friday, at the Hilo Palace Theatre, Jimi Hendrix fans did just that at the “Stanley Plays Jimi” tribute concert featuring Stanley Jordan. (Steve Roby/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Last Friday, at the Hilo Palace Theatre, Jimi Hendrix fans did just that at the “Stanley Plays Jimi” tribute concert featuring Stanley Jordan. (Steve Roby/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Last Friday, at the Hilo Palace Theatre, Jimi Hendrix fans did just that at the “Stanley Plays Jimi” tribute concert featuring Stanley Jordan. (Steve Roby/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Last Friday, at the Hilo Palace Theatre, Jimi Hendrix fans did just that at the “Stanley Plays Jimi” tribute concert featuring Stanley Jordan. (PHOTOS BY Steve Roby/Special to West Hawaii Today)

The immortal rock icon Jimi Hendrix would’ve turned 80 this November, and in one of his final interviews, he hoped his fans would keep playing his music and “go wild and freak out” long after he was gone. Last Friday, at the Hilo Palace Theatre, Hendrix fans did just that at the “Stanley Plays Jimi” tribute concert.