Legendary Jeff Beck Plays Massey Hall Oct. 18, 2011

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Guitarist Jeff Beck by Mandy Hall
Jeff Beck by Mandy Hall
Guitarist Jeff Beck by Mandy Hall
Jeff Beck by Mandy Hall

In lists of the top 10 guitarists of all time that usually include Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Eddie Van Halen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Duane Allman, Eric Clapton, Steve Vai, Slash and Angus Young, Jeff Beck usually manages to squeeze in somewhere. Beck arrives in Toronto to play Massey Hall on Tues., Oct. 18, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. The legendary lead guitarist found success with The Yardbirds in the sixties then made waves with the Jeff Beck Group that featured a pre-pop Rod Stewart on bluesy vocals and a young Ron Wood on bass. The group’s album, Truth, mixed metal and blues and featured classic hits such as “Shapes of Things,” “I Ain’t Superstitious” and “Beck’s Bolero” with Jimmy Page.┬áBeck has recorded numerous albums over the decades and won a total of eight Grammy Awards. Musicians Beck has recorded with include Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, Roger Waters, Stevie Wonder, Kate Bush and Kelly Clarkson. In 2009, Beck was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, In 2010, he released his new CD, Emotion and Commotion that includes a guest appearance on a few tracks by Joss Stone. Tracks from the CD won two Grammys.