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[8 May 2010 | Comments Off on Jeff Beck Plays Les Paul Tribute At Iridium Club | 3,450 views]
Jeff Beck Plays Les Paul Tribute At Iridium Club

On June 8th and 9th, Jeff Beck will play two performances as a tribute to the wonderful Les Paul.
The shows will take place at the Iridium Jazz Club, where Les played every week for the last 12 years of his life.  Every Monday, right up until his death at 94, Les played there and these shows are presented by the Iridium in collaboration with Gibson.
Beck will be ably aided by Imelda May and her band.  May has worked with Beck on a number of occasions – most notably perhaps, at the …

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[2 Feb 2010 | Comments Off on Let’s Hear It For Les (1): Jeff Beck and Imelda May | 2,778 views]
Let’s Hear It For Les (1): Jeff Beck and Imelda May

At the 52nd Grammy Awards, Jeff Beck and Imelda May performed a version of How High The Moon as a tribute to legendary guitarist and tinkerer, Les Paul.
Although bit of a jazz standard, the best known recording of How High The Moon was made by Les Paul and Mary Ford in 1951 and spent nine weeks at the number 1 position in the billboard charts.
Here you can see Jeff and Imelda performing a very nice version of the Les and Mary classic…

And, if you want to get an idea of …

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