City Parks Foundation SummerStage Gala – ‘The Music of Jimi Hendrix’

Photos of singer Amel Larrieux performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

The City Parks Foundation kicked off the season of SummerStage with a gala event honoring the music of legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix. The all-star line-up included Wyclef Jean, The Roots, Bebel Gilberto, G. Love, Soulive, Keller Williams, Amel Larrieux, John Scofield, Karl Denson and Living Colour.

Photos of musician Wyclef Jean performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band The Roots performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band The Roots performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of musician G. Love performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of singer Bebel Gilberto performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band Soulive performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band Soulive performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of guitarist Keller Williams performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of guitarist Keller Williams performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of singer Amel Larrieux performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of guitarist John Scofield performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of guitarist John Scofield performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of musician Karl Densen performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of musician Karl Densen performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band Living Colour performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band Living Colour performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band Living Colour performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band Living Colour performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

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