An announcement has been made by his manager...

NOEL REDDING, the bassist for JIMI HENDRIX, has died at the age of 57.

Redding, who played with Hendrix on the seminal album ‘Are You Experienced’, was part of The Jimi Hendrix Experience. He died on Sunday (May 11), according to a posting on his manager’s website.

The posting reads: “I have been working with Noel for getting on for two years. He was a legend in my mind and meeting and working with the man has been very special. Noel re-unites with Jimi and his mother Margaret who died only a few weeks ago.”