It's all about guitar heroes this January at The Iridium, as some of the instrument's most versatile players including Grammy-winner Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), Jimmy Vivino (Conan), Jim Weider (The Band), Joe Louis Walker, Oz Noy, Chris Layton (Stevie Ray Vaughan), and more take the stage. Here are just some of the highlights:
Jan 6-8: The Oz Noy Twisted Blues Band feat. Chris Layton (Stevie Ray Vaughan), Reese Wynans & Roscoe Beck - Guitarist Oz Noy has performed with an endless array of talent, including Warren Haynes, Allen Toussaint, and Cyndi Lauper. He'll perform special sets at The Iridium with Stevie Ray Vaughan guitarist Chris Layton, Reese Wynans, and Roscoe Beck.
Jan 11: A Salute to 2012 NEA Jazz Master Von Freeman (5:30pm) - Special guests including 2012 Jazz Master Sheila Jordan, Jeff Newell, Martha Lorin, Bill Nolte, Charles West, Laury Shelly, and Bill Pernice take the stage for a special early show honoring 2012 NEA Jazz Master Von Freeman. Singer-songwriter Joanie Pallatto and pianist-composer Bradley Parker-Sparrow will also perform original music and improvisations.