Friday, February 25, 2011

Tribute to Les Paul

Thursday, 24 February, the prestigious O2 Arena in London hosted an event that celebrated the worldwide release of the CD "Rock 'N' Roll Party (Honoring Les Paul)." We are talking about the published record daJeff Beck - a great admirer of Les Paul, inventor of the Gibson Les Paul - to pay homage to the creator of the electric Seicorde died in August 2009.

The release (in stores Feb. 16) contains recordings made in June 2010 Iridium Jazz Club in New York. This is the room where Les Paul, who died at 94 years, performs every Monday night for the last fourteen years of his life. Beck, recognized one of the greatest guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone magazine, which placed him at number 14 on the list, got a huge response with his latest album "& Emotion Commotion" (2010) that, in addition to reaching is the highest ranking position in the UK since 1975, have won the recent Grammy Awards "Best Rock Instrumental Performance" for the song "Hammerhead" and "Best Pop Instrumental Performance" for the song "Nessun Dorma" .

On stage with Jeff Beck to record the disc took turns extraordinary guests as Imelda May and her band led by Darrel Higham, Brian Setzer (former leader of the Stray Cats), Gary "U.S." Bonds and Trombone Shorty.

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