Steve Cropper and Friends to Perform Jazz Cafe Showcase

Published 6 years ago on August 10, 2015

By Jonathan Graham

A one-off showcase featuring a trio of guitar legends has been announced.

Taking place at the Jazz Cafe in Camden on 13th September the event, which has been dubbed "Rock n Roll Royalty", will feature founding member of Booker T. & The MG's, Steve Cropper, plus the legendary Albert Lee and "The Master of The Telecaster" himself, James Burton.

All three of these iconic guitarists will also be appearing with Jerry Lee Lewis at The London Palladium and The Glasgow Clyde Auditorium of September 6th and 10th respectively.

Steve Cropper

Legendary guitarist and founding member of both Booker T. & The MG's and The Mar-Keys. He was also the co-writer of the classics (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay, Knock On Wood and In The Midnight Hour. Still an in-demand musician and producer, Steve has also contributed to albums by Paul Simon, Ringo Starr and Buddy Guy, to name but a few.

Albert Lee

Albert Lee's impeccable country music and rock pedigree stretches back over more than 40 years. He has performed with many of the greats in country and rock, including Joe Cocker, Emmylou Harris, Eric Clapton and the Everly Brothers. Widely regarded as one of the world's greatest living guitarists, he is also a red hot piano player and a pretty good singer too.

James Burton "The Master of The Telecaster"

James Burton has played with an array of notable singers, including Bob Luman, Dale Hawkins, Ricky Nelson, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Glen Campbell, John Denver, Gram Parsons, Emmylou Harris, Judy Collins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Claude King, Elvis Costello, Joe Osborn, Roy Orbison, Joni Mitchell, Townes Van Zandt, Steve Young, Vince Gill, Suzi Quatro ,Allen 'Puddler' Harris and most notably with Elvis Presley from 1969 until 1977. Burton created and played the guitar solo on Dale Hawkins1957 hit song 'Susie Q'.

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