[Dixielandjazz] Les Paul feature on the Today Show

Steve barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Tue Oct 19 07:10:51 PDT 2004

For all the guitar fans on the List:

Steve Barbone

Mark your calendar: Thursday, October 21, 2004 (8:30 AM)

The Iridium Jazz Club is pleased to announce that guitar legend Les Paul
will be the subject of a feature profile by NBC News' "Today" National
Correspondent Jamie Gangel Thursday, October 21, 2004 in the 8:30 AM 1/2
hour (check your local listings for broadcast station).

Les 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".

Les Paul's regular Monday night appearances at The Iridium Jazz Club since
April 1995 attract devoted fans from all over the world.  World-class
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.

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