Gerry Gibbs Thrasher People: Family
Welcome to the "FAMILY" by Gerry Gibbs Thrasher People, where jazz boundaries are pushed, and a new musical family is born. This two-disc recording unveils an extraordinary story, with unexpected twists and a cast of talented yet unknown musicians that will ignite your curiosity. Amidst the pandemic, Gerry Gibbs and his wife embarked on a 15,000-mile journey across America, recording in various locations. Joined by esteemed artists like Chick Corea, Ron Carter, and Kenny Barron, they aimed to capture their musical essence.
In San Antonio, Texas, destiny intervened as Gerry discovered a group of local musicians with undeniable chemistry and talent. With the addition of saxophonist/keyboardist Eric Hargett, saxophonist Jerry Espinoza, bassist James Suter, and guitarist Tommy Howard, the Thrasher People Family was complete. From timeless classics to fresh interpretations, each track reflects the exceptional talent and versatility of Gerry Gibbs Thrasher People. Get swept away by infectious grooves and soul-stirring moments. Let "FAMILY" transport you to a vibrant musical landscape. With love and passion poured into every note, this immersive experience combines jazz and visual artistry, capturing the band's dynamic live performance. Connect with them on social media, experience their electrifying performances, and be part of this remarkable musical journey. "FAMILY" is a testament to unity, creativity, and the joy of making music together. Join Gerry Gibbs Thrasher People as they redefine jazz and create an unforgettable musical experience.
Release Date: August 11, 2023
Catalog Number: WCS138
Label: Whaling City Sound
Number of Discs: 2
Composer: Gerry Gibbs
Orchestra/Ensemble: Gerry Gibbs Thrasher People