“When I’m not sure how to react to something, I ask myself,
what would Jimi do?”
Great-granddaughter of Zenora (Nora) and Bertran Hendrix, Preston and Clarice Jeter. Granddaughter of Al Hendrix and Lucille Hendrix, Bernadine and George Narancic. Niece of Jimi Hendrix. Daughter of Leon Hendrix. Musician, Teacher, and Philanthropist.
Tina grew up in Seattle in the same neighborhood where Jimi Hendrix was raised. She attended the same high school (Garfield High) as her legendary uncle, Jimi. She graduated from Shoreline CC with an Arts Degree and the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science degree. She credits her uncle Jimi with providing the funding for her education. "I owe him so much." Says Tina.
She founded Hendrix Dynasty Records in 2001 and has produced and recorded hundreds of artists in various genres, at her personal recording studio in Renton, WA.
She founded Hendrix Music Academy, a 501c3 Charity, in 2009. Since then, the Hendrix Music Academy has helped hundreds of underserved children, with free music instruments, lessons, healthy meals, and performance opportunities.
Since 2010, Tina and the Hendrix Music Academy have presented the “Annual Hendrix Memorial,” a tribute to Jimi, which takes place on September 18, the anniversary of Jimi's passing. Musicians and artists from all over the world to travel to Seattle to pay tribute to the Rock Legend at a free concert and art show for the community.
Since 2010, Tina and the Hendrix Music Academy have also presented the annual, “Hendrix Bday Bash" tribute on November 27, which celebrates Jimi’s birth, benefits the Hendrix Music Academy and collects food donations for the annual Power of Love food drive for the homeless of Seattle.
Tina lives in Renton, WA, with her two young children, along with a tabby cat named Leo, and a Rottweiler named Justice. She has four children, Chantell, George, Samuel, and Sahara-Star, as well as 4 grandchildren, Malachi, Noah, Minora and Purpose. All of her offspring are talented in the arts, and carry the Hendrix surname, and are the future of the Hendrix Legacy. In her rare spare time, she loves taking her kids to concerts, art shows, plays, skiing, hiking, biking, and traveling.