CHICAGO, (Ocean Tomo Auctions, LLC) - Ocean Tomo Auctions, LLC, a division of the Chicago-based intellectual capital merchant banc, Ocean Tomo, today announced it has been retained by the Administrator of the Estate of Michael Frank Jeffery to sell their rights, title and interest in the entire Jimi Hendrix
music catalog. The catalog will be sold at The Ocean Tomo Fall 2006 Live Intellectual Property Auction to be held on October 26, 2006 in New York City.
The catalog includes rights to all of Jimi Hendrix's recordings as owned by the Michael Frank Jeffery's Estate, including well-known songs such as "Hey Joe," "Purple Haze," "Voodoo Child," and "Foxy Lady". Fourteen charities, based in the United Kingdom, are the beneficiaries of the Michael Frank Jeffery's Estate. They are Asthma Research Council, British Heart Foundation, Brook Hospital, Kings College Hospital, Leukaemia Research Fund, Lewisham Hospital, Maudlsey Hospital, Multiple Sclerosis Society, National Association for Mental Health, National Deaf Blind and Rubella Association, National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Royal National Lifeboat, The Salvation Army and The Samaritans.
"After the Administrator learned of Ocean Tomo's plans to auction the lost Jimi Hendrix song, 'Station Break,' we were contacted," said Dean Becker, Vice Chairman of Ocean Tomo. "We're pleased that Ocean Tomo Auctions is becoming recognized by the entertainment industry for our intellectual property expertise and monetization capabilities."
For more information on the Jimi Hendrix music catalog or The Ocean Tomo Fall 2006 Live Intellectual Property Auction, please call 312.377.4851 or visit https://www.oceantomoauctions.com .