LAURENCE JUBER “WINGS” HIS WAY TO THE LAKESHORE AIRWAVES
THIS EDITION OF “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
This week’s musical guest is LAURENCE JUBER an English-born guitarist now residing in California. Juber began playing guitar the week “I Want to Hold Your Hand” by THE BEATLES was released.
Beginning on a cheap acoustic, he learned to read music early; earning money playing guitar at 13, and later performed with The National Youth Jazz Orchestra, later becoming a top studio guitarist featured on the soundtrack of “The Spy Who Loved Me” as well as recordings by The Alan Parsons Project, Sarah Brightman, among many others.
Juber came full circle from being inspired to play guitar by The Beatles to playing guitar in former Beatle Paul McCartney’s band WINGS from 1979 to 1981, during which time the band won a GRAMMY® and scored numerous chart hits including the #1 single “Coming Up”. He has had a long career as a solo finger style guitarist, releasing more than 20 of his own albums and providing music for a variety of TV and film projects.
Listeners who tuned into this original broadcast of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” had opportunities to call in to win tickets to see Laurence Juber perform on Sunday, October 6 at Memorial Opera House in Valparaiso, IN.