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Midweek @ Monks presents The Gerry Gibbs Christmas Special

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THE GERRY GIBBS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

 Join us for a live taping and listening-room concert featuring:
 - Gerry Gibbs - drums
 - Jerry Espinoza - saxophone
 - Terry Bowness - organ
 - Cameron Riggs - piano & glockenspiel
 - Ange Kogutz - vocals
 - Jessica Healey - vocals
 - Melissa Briggs - vocals
 - Kyeshie Gibbs - vocals
 
Gerry Gibbs presents a 1940s style Bing Crosby type of Christmas special with sleigh bells,  glockenspiels, harpsichords and a Jazz Organ quartet with all kinds of sounds mixed in with even some audience participation. Gerry Gibbs is a Grammy nominated Drummer, Multi-Instrumentalist, Producer, Band Leader, Composer & Arranger.  

His father is jazz vibraphone legend & band leader Terry Gibbs; who is among the earliest of pioneers from the be-bop era.  Besides leading his own bands, projects and studio productions, Gerry is also an in demand drummer who has worked with a who's who in the history of jazz: Mccoy Tyner, Alice Coltrane, Stanley Clarke, Joe Henderson, Hubert Laws, James Moody, Sam Rivers, Patrice Rushen, Dewey Redman, Eddie Harris, Mike Stern, Larry Coryell, Randy Brecker, Tom Harrell, Brad Mehldau. Gerry's versatility has enabled him to work with a variety of artists from other genres as well: Parliament Funkadelic, Rose Royce, Flying Lotus and even legendary comedian Steve Allen. 
When:
Wednesday, December 20, 2023, 8:00 PM until 9:30 PM
Where:
Monks Jazz Club
Monks Jazz Club
501 Pedernales Street (Suite 2E)
Austin, TX  78702
Event Contact(s):
Denny Malloy
event coordinator
512 445-4790 (c)
Category:
Midweek at Monks
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only

 

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Address: P.O. Box 170141

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