For his first studio album in seven years, Grammy-winning guitarist Jeff Beck returns with an eclectic mix of tracks that find the guitar virtuoso joined by a handpicked cast of musicians, as well as several songs accompanied by a 64-piece orchestra.
Recorded at Sarm Studios, London in late 2009,Emotion & Commotionwas produced by Steve Lipson and Trevor Horn. To create the album's diverse sound, Beck used a number of musicians, including appearance by frequent collaborators Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), Jason Rebello (keyboards), and Tal Wilkenfeld (bass). Also included are contributions from a trio of singers: Imelda May, Olivia Safe and Grammy-winner Joss Stone. Described as "the first of the great guitar showmen", Jeff Beck is a true rock legend. From his time with the Yardbirds in the '60s, through the Jeff Beck Group and throughout his solo career, his unique guitar style and constant desire to explore new musical areas and sounds has won him the admiration of his peers and legions of fans.