Jeff Beck Plays Paramount Theatre in Denver
Would you like to see a legendary guitar player live in concert?
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jeff Beck will play tonight, April 15, at the Paramount Theatre in Denver.
Jeff Beck was one of three famous guitar players who played with The Yardbirds in the 1960’s, the others were Jimmy Page and Eric Clapton. He was inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame as a solo artist in 2009 and as a member of The Yardbirds in 1992.
Beck went on to form the Jeff Beck Group with Rod Stewart on vocals, Ronnie Wood on bass, Nicky Hopkins on piano and drummer Micky Waller. After that group broke up he teamed up with the rhythm section of the Velvet Underground, bassist Tim Bogert and drummer Carmine Appice, to form Beck, Bogert & Appice. Beck was on The Honeydrippers: Volumn One album in 1984 with Robert Plant and Jimmy Page. He has also played guitar on numerous albums with other artists including Roger Waters, the Pretenders, Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger and Stevie Wonder (he wrote “Superstition” for Jeff Beck).
In February 2011, Beck released Rock and Roll Party: Honoring Les Paul his main influence. Last year he put out the album Emotion & Commotion. Beck is known for his instrumental covers of songs.
On tour the 66-year-old guitarist has been covering the Beatles’ “A Day in the Life,” Sly and the Family Stone’s “I Want to Take You Higher,” Jimi Hendrix’s “Little Wing,” Les Paul’s “How High the Moon,””Train Kept-a-Rollin'” and even “Danny Boy” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”