‘Talks Music’ from Abbey Road Studio’s London, England. Broadcast: November 25th, 2013 on Sky Arts TV. Jeff Beck talks to Malcolm Gerrie about his 50-year career and plays some of his favourite tracks.
The musician, who rose to prominence with the Yardbirds before achieving commercial success as an instrumental solo artist, offers an insight into his musical influences and how he became renowned for his virtuosity as a guitarist, receiving worldwide acclaim for his inventive jazz and blues-inspired compositions.
The show featured demonstrations of and or bits of “Where Were You”, “Shapes Of Things”, “Happenings Ten Years Time Ago”, “Heart Full Of Soul”, “Train Kept A Rolling”, “A Day In The Life” and few more…
he show was filmed in front of a live studio audience of aspiring music students and fans, giving them the rare opportunity to pose questions to their idols.
Talks Music features an hour-long exclusive interview with a guest who has been influential in the music industry. The guests will discuss their passions and inspirations as well as the pressures of the industry.
Malcolm Gerrie, who also acts as executive producer on the programme, said: “When Sky Arts asked me if I’d like to change my day job and talk to some of the coolest artists on the planet, in front of the camera not behind, I was pretty gobsmacked! The whole experience of talking music to some of my personal music heroes has been a labour of love and I’m delighted that …Talks Music will be part of a channel so committed to music and musicians.”