Laurence Juber

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 19 acclaimed solo albums. His solo arrangement of The Pink Panther earned him a second Grammy. Pop Goes Guitar includes his arrangement of Stand By Me that was heard nationally in a 'Diamonds Are Forever' commercial. His last CD is a Vol 2 follow-up to LJ Plays The Beatles, which is one of Acoustic Guitar Magazine's' all-time Top Ten acoustic albums. His latest release is his original soundtrack to the NBC Dateline documentary Children of the Harvest.

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 albums from artists as diverse as 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 current Muppet Movie. He is featured on the score to ABC Family channel's hit show The Secret Life of the American Teenager.

As a composer, Juber has contributed the soundtrack of the upcoming Activision/Blizzard Entertainment video game Diablo III. His music is also featured in the Ken Burns documentary The Tenth Inning.

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!

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