NewsMusic world mourns sudden death of guitar icon Jeff Beck

    Music world mourns sudden death of guitar icon Jeff Beck

    Beck, a virtuoso possessor of a unique style and technique, was one of the musicians who have shaped ‘rock’ as we know it and influenced several generations of guitarists.

    This Tuesday, Jeff Beck, one of the greatest guitarists of all time, died at the age of 78. After the sad news was announced on Wednesday, reactions erupted almost immediately in the music world.

    Thus, Gibson, one of the largest guitar manufacturing companies, wrote on its Twitter account: “We are deeply saddened by the news of the death of Jeff Beck. He was and always will be an inspiration. Our deepest condolences to his family, friends and fans. Rest in peace, Jeff. Thanks for the music.”

    For its part, another guitar giant, Fender, stressed that Beck’s influence on music was “immeasurable.” “The Fender family is deeply saddened by his passing, and we have his loved ones in our thoughts at this difficult time,” he tweeted.

    “With the death of Jeff Beck we have lost a wonderful man and one of the best guitarists in the world. He will be sorely missed by all,” wrote lead singer of The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger.

    Another band member, Ronnie Wood, also shared a condolence post. “Now that Jeff is gone, I feel like one of my brothers in the band has left this world, and I’m going to miss him so much. […] I want to thank you for all of our first days together at the Jeff Beck Group, conquering America,” he said.

    “He was one of the few guitarists who, when I played live, would hear me sing and respond. Jeff, you were the best, my man. Thanks for everything,” said British singer Rod Stewart.

    “Jeff was capable of creating ethereal music.
    His technique was unique. His imagination seemed limitless. Jeff, I will miss you along with your millions of fans.” tweeted Jimmy Page, former Led Zeppelin guitarist.

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    Meanwhile, Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour said he was “devastated by the news of the death of his friend and hero, whose music moved and inspired him and countless others for many years.”

    “Such terrible news. Jeff Beck, one of the guitar masters of all time has died. From The Yardbirds and The Jeff Beck Group on, he blazed a path impossible to follow,” KISS member Paul Stanley wrote. His colleague, Gene Simmons, he claimed that “no one played the guitar like Jeff”.

    In turn, Buddy Guy, one of the most prominent blues musicians, tweeted: “The loss of our friend Jeff Beck is devastating. All our love and prayers are with his family, friends and fans around the world. world. Until we meet again, Jeff.”

    “Jeff was a good person and an exceptional, iconic and great guitar player. There will never be another Jeff Beck,” Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi wrote on Twitter.

    “Rest In Peace Jeff…I miss you already…” posted David Coverdale, singer of Whitesnake and former member of Deep Purple.

    Source: RT

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