A former member of the band on the run, Laurence Juber performs a free concert at Northeast State on May 1 at 7 p.m. in the WRCPA Theater at the main campus, adjacent to Tri-Cities Regional Airport.
The lead guitarist for Paul McCartney’s Wings (with whom he earned a Grammy), Juber is a world-renowned guitar virtuoso, composer and arranger. He has released 19 acclaimed solo albums. His solo arrangement of The Pink Panther earned him a second Grammy. His last CD is a follow-up to LJ Plays The Beatles, which is one of Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s all-time Top Ten acoustic albums.
As a studio musician, he can be heard on recent albums from artists as diverse as Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks and Barry Manilow, plus he is featured on the soundtracks to hundreds of TV shows and films including the Academy Award-winning Good Will Hunting and most recently, The Muppets. His music is featured on the ABC show The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
Juber has contributed to the soundtrack of the video game “Diablo III.” His music is also featured in the Ken Burns’ documentary The Tenth Inning.
With his wife Hope Juber, he has composed the scores to the musical comedies Gilligan’s Island: The Musical, A Very Brady Musical and It’s The Housewives! The show is free and open to the public.
For information contact 423.279.7669 or jpkelly@NortheastState.edu.