George T Gregory Band
Saxophonist and vocalist George T. Gregory has been delighting audiences through out the country with his modern mix of original and cover songs in R&B, Electric Blues, Soul Jazz and New Orleans style rock and roll. His band provides a flavorful mix of music that makes everyone get up and move.
As a member of the James Cotton Band George did three U.S. tours and two Canadian tours. Along with his friend, Matt "Guitar" Murphy of the Blues Brothers, George was a featured soloist on the blues great's last album for Buddah Records, entitled "The James Cotton Band Live and On the Move". The band appeared in concerts with major acts such as Steve Miller, Marshal Tucker, Johnny Winter, Poco, Savoy Brown and headlined at the Montery Jazz and Bluess Festival.
George left the James Cotton Band and formed one of the most successful club bands on the East Coast. The George T. Gregory Band headlined many of the same clubs as The Thunderbirds, Roomful of Blues, The Nighthawks and The Fabulous Rhinestones. The George T. Gregory Band appeared in concert with Mudddy Waters, Taj Mahal, B.B. King, The Little River Band, Pappa John Creech, The Chambers Brothers, Elvin Bishop, The Climax Blues Band, The Fabulous Rhinestones, NRBQ, John Lee Hooker, Hugh Masekela and many more. While in New England, George was also an original member of the Shaboo Allstars, a band formed by vocalist David "Lefty" Foster, featuring many of the top musicians who appeared at his night club, The Shaboo Inn. The band included Matt Murphy, guitarist for the Blues Brothers, James Cotton and Howlin Wolf; Harvey Brooks of Electric Flagg and The Fabulous Rhinestones on bass; Jack Scarangello, drummer with Stevie Wonder; and Shelton Laster, organist for jazz guitar great Grant Green and Jeff Pevar, guitarist for Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, Ricki Lee Jones, David Crosby and many more.
George moved to the San Francisco Bay area, signed with Blue Devil Records, and released "After Hours" his first solo recording. It was during this time that he began to appear in Lake City with the Tempo Timers. The performances included being the featured artist on a live radio show hosted by Brian Kelm on KRCL at the Dead Goat Saloon and appearances at the Zephyr in Salt Lake, Steeps in Park City and other venues.
While living in San Francicso, George performed with his own band and appeared on shows with Malo; Jimmy Pugh, keyboardist with the Robert Cray Band; Mike Osbourne, guitarist for John Lee Hooker; Michelle Bastian of Big Brother and the Holding Company and recording sessions for David Frieberg of the Quick Silver Messenger Service.
Chapter's Grammy Awards Banquet.
Since moving to Utah in 2006, George has appeared with Harry Lee and the Back Alley Blues Band, The Sensations and Souled Out a band he formed with keyboardist Kelly Brown. George is eager to bring the new George T Gregory Band to audiences throughout the country. Along with his producer, Kelly Brown, George is proud to announce the release of his latest CD "Love The Life" available on request Through his web site and at ReverbNation, iTunes, Amazon and other music sites.
Since the release of "Love The Life" George has done a number of guest appearances with other Artists. He appeared at Biscuits and Blues in San Francisco with Sista Monica C Parker and was a featured guest with Tommy Castro and the Painkillers at the Egyptian Theater in Park City Utah. During the same time period George also traveled to Phoenix, AZ to play with George Bowman a member of the Arizona Music Hall of Fame.
George received the "Mojo Boogie Award" as the jamminest cruiser on the January 2012 Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise and appeard with Tommy Castro in the Robert Mugge film "All Jams on Deck" shot on the October 2010 cruise.
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