‘Performing This Week…
Live At Ronnie Scott’s’
JEFF BECK RONNIE SCOTTS DVD WITH CLAPTON ETC
Jeff Beck is true rock legend, described by The Telegraph as \”the first of the great guitar showmen\”. From his time with the Yardbirds in the sixties, through the Jeff Beck Group and throughout his solo career his unique guitar style and constant desire to explore new musical areas and sounds has won him the admiration of his peers and the adoration of legions of fans. In 2007 Jeff Beck performed a series of concerts at the renowned Ronnie Scott’s club in London. They became the must have ticket of the year with a packed audience every night of the famous and the fans. Jazzwise hailed, \”an absolutely jaw-dropping display of the most exciting, imaginative and inspirational jazz-rock guitar witnessed in years.\” This Blu-ray features performances recorded across the different nights and presents the best version of each track. “Performing This Week… Live At Ronnie Scott’s” captures a stunning talent at his best, The Times review of the show lauded, \”Perhaps the greatest living guitar virtuoso… Combining astonishing technique with a blissful nuance he exercised an almost supernatural control of his fretboard.\”
1 Beck’s Bolero 2 Eternity’s Breath 3 Stratus 4 Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers 5 Behind The Veil 6 You Never Know 7 Nadia 8 Blast From The East 9 Led Boots 10 Angel (Footsteps) 11 People Get Ready – with JOSS STONE 12 Scatterbrain 13 Goodbye Pork Pie Hat / Brush With The Blues 14 Space Boogie 15 Blanket – with IMOGEN HEAP 16 Big Block 17 A Day In The Life 18 Little Brown Bird – with ERIC CLAPTON 19 You Need Love – with ERIC CLAPTON 20 Rollin’ And Tumblin’ – with IMOGEN HEAP 21 Where Were You
As an exclusive to this Blu-ray release, Eagle include a seven track rockabilly set with the Big Town Playboys: 1) Race With The Devil 2) Crazy Legs 3) Train Kept A Rollin’ 4) My Baby Left Me 5) Matchbox 6) Baby Blue 7) Honky Tonk. Also exclusive to the Blu-ray are an interview with Jeff Beck on the rockabilly set and a Big Town Playboys interview Other bonuses include a rare in depth interview with Jeff Beck talking about Ronnie Scott’s, his band, the setlist and his guest performers.
London Lite raved about Beck’s “visceral, fluid music-making that other guitarists can only dream of”. With a stunning band complementing Jeff Beck perfectly [the full line up was Jeff Beck – guitar, Tal Wilkenfeld – bass, Vinnie Colaiuta – drums, Jason Rebello – keyboards] this is an essential purchase.