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AXS TV CELEBRATES MUSIC PIONEER LES PAUL WITH THE PREMIERE OF THE STAR-STUDDED CONCERT SPECIAL LES PAUL & FRIENDS

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AXS TV CELEBRATES MUSIC PIONEER LES PAUL WITH THE PREMIERE OF THE STAR-STUDDED CONCERT SPECIAL LES PAUL & FRIENDS: 90TH BIRTHDAY SALUTE ON SUN., JUNE 18, AT 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT

The Night Features Paul’s Final Interviews and Performances by Rock Icons Slash, Joe Perry, Buddy Guy, Edgar Winter, & More

LOS ANGELES – May 10, 2017 – AXS TV pays tribute to the enduring legacy of groundbreaking music pioneer Les Paul, premiering the 2006 concert special LES PAUL & FRIENDS: 90TH BIRTHDAY SALUTE at 8pE/5pP on Sunday, June 18, 2017. This special broadcast is in celebration of Paul’s 101st birthday on June 9.

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Fusion Guitarist Allan Holdsworth Dead at 70

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One of the most original guitarists to have ever walked this planet, Allan Holdsworth (1946-2017) was a giant among giants who influenced legions of guitarists. His style of playing was nothing short of phenomenal — highly inventive, lyrical and at the same time jarring. He was the Picasso of his instrument stretching the boundaries of what was possible on the guitar, always reaching for the seemingly unreachable. 

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A Tribute to Les Paul Comes to AXS TV

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In 2006, some of the world’s finest rock guitarists and musicians gathered at the Universal Amphitheater in Hollywood to pay tribute to guitar pioneer Les Paul on the occasion of his 90th birthday. Now some 10 years later, that night is finally coming to the big screen on AXS TV. The show will air on Sunday, June 11. June 9 would have been Les Paul’s 101st birthday. Stay tuned for more details. 

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Vocalist Fleurine Debuts at Zinc Bar with A Little Help from Her Friends

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Vocalist Fleurine debuts at the Zinc Bar Wednesday, February 22 with her quartet featuring alto saxophonist Lee Konitz, Guitarist Peter Bernstein and bassist Doug Weiss. Showtime at 7:30 pm. For reservations, please call (212) 477-9462 or visit www.zincbar.com.

Jazz Fusion Pioneer Larry Coryell Dead at 73

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It is with heavy sadness that we report the loss of our dear friend and artist Larry Coryell. A memorial service is being planned for Friday (Feb. 24) at the SGI-USA Buddhist temple in New York.

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