Culture in brief: Wings guitarist to perform
Laurence Juber, lead guitarist in Paul McCartney's band Wings, as well as a recording artist, composer and arranger, will perform at the annual Eric Singer Memorial Concert on Sunday, Nov. 3, at Congregation Shomrei Emunah, 67 Park St., at 4 p.m.
The concert is held in memory of long-time member Eric Singer, who held a number of positions at the synagogue. Juber, known to fans as “LJ,” won a Grammy for “The Pink Panther Theme” for his solo arrangement and performance.
As a studio musician, he is heard on the soundtracks of movies “Dirty Dancing,” “Good Will Hunting” and “Pocahontas,” plus TV shows such as Home Improvement.
His album "LJ Plays the Beatles" was named one of Acoustic Guitar Magazine's all-time Top Ten albums. He published a photo memoir "Guitar with Wings" with Dalton Watson Fine Books.