Ian Anderson Interview: The flute of his labours - Music - www.theage.com.au
Jethro Tull's tootling frontman Ian Anderson talks to Warwick McFadyen about rocking out with Hendrix, producing prog rock albums as a joke and risking deep vein thrombosis to tour Australia for the first time in almost 10 years.
'I was the Jimi Hendrix of the flute.' So says Ian Anderson, grand master of British band Jethro Tull. Anderson, songwriter, vocalist, flautist, guitarist, is recalling thedays in the late '60s when the band played support shows to Hendrix.