Thursday, June 3, 2010

Jeff Beck, Warren Haynes, Zakk Wylde, Steve Miller, Johnny Winter Among Those To Pay Tribute To Les Paul

On June 9th, British guitar legend Jeff Beck along with a host of noted guitarists will commemorate Les Paul's 95th birthday with a special intimate performance at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York, NY . A Celebration Of Les Paul, sponsored by Gibson Guitar, honors the iconic life of legendary guitarist and innovator Les Paul.

Jeff Beck with The Imelda May Band and expected guests including Ace Frehley, Zakk Wylde, Johnny Winter, John McEnroe, Meat Loaf, Chris North, Steve Miller, Robbie Robertson, Nils Lofgren, Warren Haynes, Paul Shaffer, Nigel Lythgoe, Johnny A, Stephen Colbert, Gibson Guitar Chairman/CEO Henry Juszkiewicz, John Varvatos and more.

Beck will pay tribute to his mentor and friend, the late guitar great Les Paul, with an intimate show consisting of Les Paul's memorable classics along with some rockabilly favorites.

Celebrating what would have been Les Paul's 95th birthday, Beck will be joined on stage by Irish rockabilly sensation The Imelda May Band. Les Paul, known worldwide for his legendary performances and his incomparable innovations that shaped the evolution of music, remained a fixture in the New York music scene, drawing in crowds with regular gigs at The Iridium Jazz Club until the age of 94. Jeff Beck's appearances will mark the official dedication of the performance space at the club to the late Les Paul.

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