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The Iridium announces IridiumLive!
IridiumLive! is a new audiophile label devoted to exclusive live recordings captured at Manhattan music destination The Iridium.
Iridium Nightclub Launches Record Label with Loose Set by Jane Monheit, Les Paul Trio
Mondays still belong to Paul’s swinging trio nearly three years after the granddaddy of guitar heroics passed away in 2009, but at last night’s launch event for IridiumLive, the club’s new in-house label, it was clear that Paul’s visionary status is now even more central to Iridium’s future.
Former Rolling Stone Mick Taylor to Play Six-Night Run at New York City’s Iridium in May
Former Rolling Stones guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Mick Taylor will make a rare New York City appearance for a week of shows at Iridium from May 9 to 14.
A Small Club That Welcomes Millions
The Midtown jazz club will begin broadcasting live performances through a partnership with Livestream.com, the Manhattan-based platform and network that facilitates the web streaming of live events.
Interview: Ted Nugent on Performing with The Les Paul Trio at Iridium in New York City
It’s all about the guitar adventure and the musical interplay. The Iridium is admitting there’s a huge audience for that. The people in charge at the Iridium are music maniacs; they love musical warriors, which that stage was wall-to-wall with last night. It’s not about hits, it’s not about popular genres or ever-changing musical styles. It’s about heart and soul.
Jazz Guitar Shrine Expands Beyond Jazz to Survive
The club’s new emphasis becomes obvious from the moment you walk in. A score of electric guitars are displayed on the walls, some in glass cases, all signed by famous musicians: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Tom Petty, Steve Miller.
Mike Stern and Esperanza Spalding at Iridium
Simply put, go to the Iridium, and be blown away.
If you don’t normally listen to jazz, Stern is basically an archduke. He’s not king, but he is royalty: he played with Miles, has had a great career and a loyal contingent of hardcore fans in the tiny but die hard world of jazz. Plus the guy can shred (this will come up again).
Google Honors Les Paul With A Recordable Guitar Doodle
Google Honors Les Paul With A Recordable Guitar Doodle June 9, 2011 Google created an interactive doodle that commemorates legendary guitarist Les Paul who was born on this date (June 9) in 1915. The doodle is a virtual guitar that lets you play a tune and save it for posterity. You can use your keyboard […]
Ted Nugent Summer Tour Expands
For half of each set (8pm & 10pm), he’ll sit in with The Les Paul Trio for a one-of-a-kind collaboration; Nugent will wrap up each set backed by an electric bass and drums to perform some of his biggest hits.
Ted Nugent to Join Les Paul Trio at New York’s Iridium
Ted Nugent will join the ranks of other guitar legendsincluding Jeff Beck, Steve Miller and Zakk Wylde on May 16 when he takes the stageat The Iridium to perform with the Les Paul Trio.
Allman Brothers Keep It Going In Times Square
For those looking to continue their Allman Brothers experience, Iridium Jazz Club in Times Square is the place to be during the month of March.
The Legacy Of Les Lives On At The Iridium
LES PAUL’S death in August of 2009 marked not only the passing of a legend but the end of one of the world’s longest running gigs. Paul played regular Monday nights in Manhattan for over a quarter century, the last 13 years at the Iridium Jazz Club.
JEFF BECK TO HONOR LES PAUL WITH TWO INTIMATE SHOWS AT NEW YORK’S IRIDIUM JAZZ CLUB
The esteemed Iridium Jazz Club of New York City and Gibson Guitar proudly announce “A Celebration of Les Paul”—two intimate evenings with the legendary guitarist Jeff Beck on June 8 & 9, 2010.
THE DOORS’ ROBBY KRIEGER APPEARS IN SPECIAL MONDAY NIGHT ENGAGEMENT AS A TRIBUTE TO LES PAUL AT THE IRIDIUM JAZZ CLUB OCTOBER 25, 2010
Robby Krieger, known to the world as the lead guitarist and songwriter of the legendary band The Doors and named one of Rolling Stone Magazine’s greatest guitarists in the world, will perform at the Iridium Jazz Club for a limited, special engagement Friday, October 22, 2010 through Monday, October 25, 2010 with the highlight being a special tribute to the late, great Les Paul as part of the club’s Les Paul Monday Night Artist Series program.
Steve Morse at the Iridium
On a recent Monday night, Morse capped off a weekend with his rocking trio at New York’s Iridium by sitting in with the Les Paul Trio, augmented by SNL drummer Shawn Pelton. The lucky audience was treated to a rendition of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” played with false harmonics, a two-step that launched some Dregs style twang, pedal-steel emulations on the Les Paul Mary Ford classic “Via Con Dios,” and a solo on a funky “Sweet Georgia Brown” that honored the melody while displaying the famous Morse chops.
New York Theater District Activities
This jazz club hosts an impressive artist lineup every month. The self-proclaimed venue for the best live music experience in the city is visually stimulating. The club prides itself as the stage for local and international acts. There are no cramped tables and indifferent service at the Iridium.
JEFF BECK CELEBRATES LES PAUL
Jeff Beck paid fitting tribute to Les Paul last summer, celebrating what would have been the pioneering guitarist’s 95th birthday by playing his friend and mentor’s music, along with classic tunes from the era, in the same Times Square nightclub that Paul played every Monday for 14 years before his death in August 2009.
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