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GERALD VEASLEY LIVE @SOUTH - CD RELEASE PARTY (T)

GERALD VEASLEY LIVE @SOUTH - CD RELEASE PARTY (T)

UNSCRIPTED - TICKETED EVENT -

On January 25 and 26, the Unscripted Jazz series presents the Gerald Veasley Band in concert as they launch the CD, “Live at SOUTH”. The recording is the ninth release for Gerald Veasley, an accomplished bassist who has worked with some of the best artists in jazz including, Grover Washington, Joe Zawinul and Kirk Whalum.  Joined by his outstanding bandmates Donald Robinson, Carl Cox, Wendell Sewell, Pablo Batista and Marcus Myers, the group will perform new material from the recording as well as fan favorites from Gerald’s catalog.  

The long-awaited recording represents the group at its best: energetic, soulful and highly original.  Come join the celebration & fun! - Live at SOUTH!  

Gerald Veasley’s musical odyssey has taken him to the top of the contemporary music world as a bassist, bandleader, composer, producer and educator. He has recorded and/or performed with many of the world’ stop performers in many genres of music such as; Chuck Loeb, Maysa, Kim Waters, Nick Colionne, Special EFX, Pieces of a Dream, McCoy Tyner, Gerald Levert, Teddy Pendergrass, Nnenna Freelon, Philip Bailey, the Dixie Hummingbirds, John Blake, Phil Perry, Will Downing and Pat Martino. His performance as a bassist has been top shelf, as his memorable work with the late, great Grover Washington Jr., Joe Zawinul, and the Jaco Pastorius Big Band attests.

When not collaborating with notable artists, Gerald tours and records with his band, which features some of the top musicians in the country. Gerald’s recordings as a bandleader are: Look Ahead, Signs, Soul Control, Love Letters, On The Fast Track, Velvet, Live at The Jazz Base, Your Move and The Electric Mingus Project. 

Veasley teaches the history and fundamentals of the electric bass to musicians and educators, both privately and at the university level. He is on the faculty of the University of the Arts (Philadelphia) and is founder and artistic director of Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp, nurturing a growing army of bassists from all skill levels.

Gerald is currently curator of the “Unscripted Jazz Series” with special guests such as Kirk Whalum, Raul Midón, Alex Bugnon, Maysa and Gerald Albright. He is in the process of producing two projects, “The Purple House” and songs from his musical ties to Philadelphia. Whether he is performing, recording, collaborating, or teaching, Gerald brings a joyous, polished professionalism to the process of making music.

Tickets are $25 and available online via www.ticketfly.com. Doors open at 6:00pm - come early for best seating!

 

SHOWTIMES

7:00 PM, 9:00PM / $25

WHERE

600 North Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19130

UPCOMING SHOWS

January 23

- CLOSED FOR A PRIVATE EVENT ~

January 24

BRIAN BETZ (T)

January 25

GERALD VEASLEY LIVE @SOUTH - CD RELEASE PARTY (T)

January 27

WEBB THOMAS QUARTET FEAT. TC III & MICHELLE BECKHAM