Laurence Juber: Very Soulful Beatles Covers

DAY136 – Laurence Juber – While My Guitar Gently Weeps plus Live and Let Live

Laurence Juber on this video performs the George Harrison song While My Guitar Gently Weeps and a piece of McCartney’s Live and Let Live.

The string bending that Laurence does here is fantastic and is just one of the many things that sets him apart as a guitarist. Now if you are not familiar with Laurence, check out his bio… sure you have heard his guitar playing before!

“Fusing folk, jazz,and pop styles, two-time Grammy-winner Laurence Juber creates a multifaceted performance that belies the use of only one acoustic guitar. The lead guitarist for Paul McCartney’s Wings(with whom he earned a Grammy award), Juber is a world-renowned guitar virtuoso, composer and arranger.

He has released 20 solo albums of which the latest,Soul of Light, is a newly recorded retrospective collection of 30 years of his original compositions. Juber’s solo arrangement of The Pink Pantherearned him a second Grammy. His album Pop Goes Guitar includes his arrangement of Stand By Me that was heard nationally in a ’Diamonds Are Forever’commercial. His LJ Plays The Beatles, was voted one of Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s’ all-time Top Ten albums.

To be released in early 2013 are a concert CD/DVDCatch LJ Live! and a new studio collection, Under An Indigo Sky, which was mixed

at the Hollywood’s legendary Capitol Studios.

He is featured on the CD Poppin’ Guitars, a tribute to the music of the Sherman Brothers, and can be seen in the documentary film, The Brothers, about those celebrated Disney composers.  

As a studio musician, he can be heard on recent recordings from artists as diverse as Seal, Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks and Barry Manilow, plus he is featured on the soundtracks to hundreds of TV shows and movies including the academy award-winning Good Will Hunting and the Muppet Movie. His playing can be heard on the score to ABC Family channel’s hit show The Secret Life of the American Teenager. 

He produced and performed on the last four studio albums by the British folk-rock artist Al Stewart. He is also featured as accompanist and arranger to Paul Williams on the song Still Alive from the documentary movie about that iconic songwriter and performer”read more

 

thanks Miche Archetto for finding yet another great vid.

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