John Patitucci To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
John Patitucci will be honored at this year’s London Bass Guitar Show with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Bass Player Magazine. The annual award has previously been given to artists ranging from Bootsy Collins to Carol Kaye.
“John Patitucci has been at the forefront of the jazz world for the last 30 years and remains active in all styles of music,” a statement reads. “He is a three-time Grammy award winner, and has been nominated for the award many times. He has performed and recorded with many other amazing artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Alicia Keys, Wayne Shorter, Bono, Herbie Hancock, John Mayer, Chick Corea.”
The award will be given Saturday, September 21st at the London Bass Guitar Show by Bass Player Magazine and Bass Guitar Magazine Editor Joel McIver. “It’s high time that John Patitucci took home the most prestigious award in the world of bass,” says Bass Player editor Joel McIver. “We can’t wait to see him in action in London, and hope that you can join us!”
The show will be held on the 21st and 22nd at the Business Design Centre in the district of Islington.