172201 - 0166188
172201 - 0166188
The legendary Les Paul (1915 – 2009) was a guitarist, songwriter, luthier, inventor and one of the pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar. His innovative talents extended into his playing style, including licks, trills, chording sequences, fretting techniques and timing, which set him apart from his contemporaries and inspired many guitarists of the present day. He is one of a handful artists with a permanent, stand-alone exhibit in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
This DVD includes a feature-length documentary to this guitar icon. A truly fantastic and timeless tribute co-produced Les Paul's guitarist and long-time friend, Lou Pallo. After close to 40-years of performing with Les Paul, weekly, Lou Pallo has invited close friends in multiple genres to help him pay homage to their friend and mentor, preserving Les' spirit through a collection of jazz and blues standards adored by Les himself. Through the filming and recording process plus artist interviews and rare Les Paul footage, we learn about Les' later years and what it was like to work alongside the iconic guitar legend.
The documentary is a feature-length film highlighting distinctive recording sessions which pay tribute to the legendary Les Pauland his beloved music and styles. With a star-studded line-up led by Lou Pallo, the guitarist who was at Les' side performing for close to 40-years, we're cast into Les' inner circle through the songs Les loved plus exclusive interviews and stories, which provide the viewer insight to Les Paul's genius, industry impact, endless drive and sense of humor as fondly shared by the hand-picked cast of musicians and friends.
The Bonus Features include six complete music videos from the sessions, classic stories, plus never-before-seen vintage footage of the Master, Les Paul.
Also available as Deluxe Edition oron DVD.
- Documentary (Pallo, Lou )
- Mr. Day/Tell Me What's the Reason (Pallo, Lou feat. Miller, Steve)
- Smile (Pallo, Lou feat. Chaplin, Blondie)
- Besame Mucho (Pallo, Lou feat. Feliciano, Jose)
- Nature Boy (Pallo, Lou feat. Miller, Steve)
- St. Louis Blues (Pallo, Lou feat. Paris, Jon & Leive, Bob)
- Just One More Chance (Pallo, Lou feat. Pizarelli, Bucky)