Les Paul To Celebrate 88th Birthday


On Monday, June 9, guitar legend Les Paul will celebrate his 88th birthday at his long time New York City home The Iridium Jazz Club. The club is at 1650 Broadway.

To help Paul celebrate special guests Al DiMeola, Russell Malone, Pat Martino, Bucky Pizzarelli, Jon Paris and many more surprise guests will be in the house.

Paul is a living legend and an icon of the music world. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, received multiple Grammy Awards, pioneered the modern electric guitar and invented numerous recording techniques. Les has influenced countless musicians and guitarists and is hailed as “The Father Of The Electric Guitar”.

Paul’s regular Monday night appearances at The Iridium Jazz Club since April 1995 attract devoted fans from all over the world. Musicians like Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Tony Bennett, Steve Miller, George Benson, Pat Metheny, Jeff Beck, Slash and countless others come to pay homage. By far, this is the music industry’s most important regular music gig in NYC. This past April Les was honored by the New School University’s Jazz Program with their annual Beacons In Jazz Award.

For details, go to www.iridiumjazzclub.com.

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