Hi Everyone, It’s Holiday time again and these are some of my favorite 2015 music CDs and DVDs that I recommend as great stocking stuffers, even to stick in your own stocking! 😉 These choices are in no particular order just music and videos that I feel are very special and worthy of your music … Continue reading Great Music Gift Ideas For The Holidays
by Paul Rappaport When I was growing up in the 60’s the “big 3” guitar players were Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page, and in that order. Probably because that is the order they appeared in the Yardbirds band, which is primarily where we were learning about the new hot guitar players from England. … Continue reading Jimmy Page – Amazing Musician, and Nice Guy Too!
The new Jeff Beck album “Jeff Beck Live +” is extraordinary and a must-have for any guitar player or Jeff Beck fan. Do not make the mistake of thinking that you have enough Jeff Beck albums in your collection and don’t need one more—you NEED one more, this one! Just when you think real musicianship … Continue reading Music Turn On—Get The New Jeff Beck Live Album!
by Paul Rappaport When I became serious about learning to play electric blues guitar, my first influence was Michael Bloomfield playing along side Elvin Bishop in the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Man, that was a lot of notes, but I began to pick them apart, note by note-phrase by phrase. He played relentlessly to make … Continue reading B.B. King: Special Insights From The Man Himself
ZZ Top has announced an extensive run of tour dates beginning in January 2015. The tour includes new shows and “remake” dates with more to be announced soon. The tour will also feature the band’s longtime pal and guitar virtuoso Jeff Beck. “We’d like to thank our friends, fans and followers for all the support … Continue reading ZZ Top Announces 2015 Tour Dates With Jeff Beck
ZZ Top and Jeff Beck will hit the road together starting August 8th in Missoula, MT. The run of dates also includes shows in Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Denver and Detroit, among others, with more tour stops being announced soon. For each show, both acts will perform a full set before ending each show … Continue reading ZZ Top and Jeff Beck to Tour Together
Brian Wilson’s upcoming tour with guitar hero Jeff Beck already features two other Beach Boys – founding members Al Jardine and David Marks – and now another former member, Blondie Chaplin, has been announced to be joining the trek for several dates as well. Chaplin, the guitarist and singer who was a member of the … Continue reading Ex-Beach Boy Blondie Chaplin Joining Brian Wilson/Jeff Beck Tour
Guitar ace Jeff Beck has been invited to join Brian Wilson this fall on a string of dates that kicks of September 27th in Hollywood, FL and wraps up October 27th in Akron, OH. “He’s got a truckload of hits to play, but we’ll build on that and interact,” Beck told USA Today. “Brian will … Continue reading Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck to Tour Together