Monday, February 14, 2011

Jeff Beck wins 3 Grammy Awards

He was up for 7 and walked away with 3: that was the night’s tally for guitar legend Jeff Beck at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night.

Beck picked up two for himself: "Best Rock Instrumental Performance" honors for “Hammerhead,” as well as “Best Pop Instrumental Performance” for “Nessun Dorma,” both from his “Emotion & Commotion” album.

Jeff’s third Grammy was shared with several others: in the “Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals” category, for a performance of the John Lennon classic, “Imagine,” (From “The Imagine Project”), Beck won alongside Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No 1 & Oumou Sangare.

His new project, "Jeff Beck: Rock ‘N’ Roll Party Honoring Les Paul" will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on February 22.

Jeff’s taking his Les Paul tribute show on the road across the States starting in late March.

Jeff Beck – Hammerhead
Verizon Theater - Grand Prairie, TX - April 25, 2010

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