Jeff Beck is a true gunslinger and more.
His musicianship defined rock guitar for me. He was the first major rock guitarist I saw live as The Jeff Beck Group in 1969 at The Fillmore East.
Jeff Beck, Ronnie Wood, Mickey Waller, and Rod Stewart
I’ve seen him perform in concert twice since ’69. The night he played with his band at the 25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concert in 2009 at Madison Square was over the Top 😉
We saw him the following year at the Garden again. He was on tour with Eric Clapton where they each did a set, collaborating together. The highlight of Jeff Beck’s performance was to bring a full orchestra to play “Nessun Dorma” (An aria from the last act of Giacomo Puccini’s opera, Turandot). His versatility has no bounds.
“Jeff takes the guitar to the furthest reaches of the guitar universe” -Jan Hammer”
He’s still on the run 49 years later. Catch him this summer with Ann Wilson (Heart) and Paul Rodgers (Free, Bad Company)
Still On The Run: The Jeff Beck Story documents the history of a musical maverick and true innovator, delving below the surface to shed light on the circumstances, inspiration and technicality behind the man and his music. The film features extensive interviews with Jeff both at home and in his workshop, as well as interviews with Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, David Gilmour, Ronnie Wood, Slash, Jan Hammer, Joe Perry, Beth Hart & many more.