1221 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
Doors 5:30 PM / Show 6:00 PM (event ends at 7:30 PM)
This event is all ages
Watch & Listen
Fusing folk, jazz,and pop styles, two-time Grammy-winner Laurence Juber creates a multifaceted performance that belies the use of only one acoustic guitar. The lead guitarist for Paul McCartney's Wings (with whom he earned a Grammy award), Juber is a world-renowned guitar virtuoso, composer and arranger.
He has released 20 solo albums of which the latest, Soul of Light, is a newly recorded retrospective collection of 30 years of his original compositions. Juber's solo arrangement of The Pink Panther earned him a second Grammy. His album Pop Goes Guitar includes his arrangement of Stand By Me that was heard nationally in a 'Diamonds Are Forever' commercial. His LJ Plays The Beatles, was voted one of Acoustic Guitar Magazine's' all-time Top Ten albums.
To be released in early 2013 are a concert CD/DVD Catch LJ Live! and a new studio collection, Under An Indigo Sky, which was mixed
at the Hollywood's legendary Capitol Studios.
He is featured on the CD Poppin' Guitars, a tribute to the music of the Sherman Brothers, and can be seen in the documentary film, The Brothers, about those celebrated Disney composers.
As a studio musician, he can be heard on recent recordings from artists as diverse as Seal, Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks and Barry Manilow, plus he is featured on the soundtracks to hundreds of TV shows and movies including the academy award-winning Good Will Hunting and the Muppet Movie. His playing can be heard on the score to ABC Family channel's hit show The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
He produced and performed on the last four studio albums by the
British folk-rock artist Al Stewart. He is also featured as accompanist and arranger to Paul Williams on the song Still Alive from the documentary movie about that iconic songwriter and performer
As a composer, Juber has contributed the soundtrack of the award-winning Activision/Blizzard Entertainment video game Diablo III. His music is also featured in the Ken Burns documentary The Tenth Inning and Juber's original soundtrack to the NBC Dateline documentary Children of the Harvest.
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!