Shin-Ei / Uni-Vibe Jimi Hendrix Owned And Used / 1970 / Effect
Jimi Hendrix owned and used original 1970 Shin-Ei Uni-Vibe effect and
This particular Shin-Ei Uni-Vibe is in excellent working condition, labeled: Univox, Westbury, N.Y.
This unit was given to Jimi Hendrix's brother Leon Hendrix by their father the late Al Hendrix.
Excerpts from, Electric Gypsy by Harry Shapiro and Caesar Glebbeek, Page 687/88
" The Uni-Vibe was developed and manufactured by the Uni-Vox company, Long Island, New York
and sold by Merson Musical Products, Westbury, New York. The unit came on the market in early
1969 for $110. " Jimi used the effect on such songs as Hey Baby ( The Land Of The New Rising Sun) & Machine Gun.
The first official live concert where Jimi used the Uni-Vibe was the legendary Woodstock Music and Art Fair on Sept 18th 1969. From thst moment on the Uni-Vibe became a permanent part of his stage set up."
This extremely rare Shin-Ei Uni-Vibe labeled Univox, owned and used by the legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix will be accompanied by a letter of authenticity/provenance from: Leon Hendrix.
Jimi Hendrix/ Family photos courtesy of Leon Hendrix.