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GRAMMY® winning guitarist Laurence Juber is a solo performer, recording artist, composer and arranger. His playing fuses folk, jazz, blues, pop and classical styles, creating a multi-faceted performance that belies the use of only one instrument. First internationally recognized as lead guitarist in Beatle Paul McCartney’s Wings, with whom he won a Grammy, Juber (also known as LJ) has since established himself as world-renowned guitar virtuoso and entertainer.
LJ has released 25 solo albums. His LJ Plays The Beatles was voted one of Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s all-time Top Ten albums and his solo arrangement of The Pink Panther Theme earned him a second Grammy. As a studio musician, he can be heard on recordings from artists as diverse as Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks, Seal and the French chanteuse Sylvie Vartin, plus he is featured on the soundtracks to hundreds of TV shows such as Home Improvement and movies including the academy award-winning Dirty Dancing, Good Will Hunting and Pocahontas.
Juber co-composed the soundtrack of the award-winning video game Diablo III and scored the NBC Dateline documentary Children Of The Harvest. His music is also featured in the Ken Burns’ documentary The Tenth Inning.
“A Master!” – Pete Townshend, The Who
“Juber scores high marks for the clarion precision of his playing and for his tasteful arrangements” – Downbeat
“The melodies, textures and harmonies he coaxes out of an acoustic guitar are absolutely spellbinding.” – Guitar Player Magazine
“….the notes spin out of the songs with such finesse and musical agility, it’s hard to believe he has only 10 fingers and six strings.”– San Francisco Chronicle