It seems that had he lived longer, we would have heard a lot more from him than just blues and rock & roll, at a point in time when jazz fusion was just starting to emerge and there was still a lot of uncharted musical territory... I mean this was just a year after Miles released Bitches Brew. I really would have liked to hear what that would have turned out like."[Alan Douglas] came up with the idea of an album where Jimi would just play guitar and have an orchestra built around him – my job. We were to get together on the Monday – after the Friday he died."