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Geoffrey Keezer Trio feat. Gillian Margot
Geoffrey Keezer Trio feat. Gillian Margot present music from their 2018 album, On My Way To You (MarKeez Records). Their program includes brand-new compositions as well as reimaginings of songs by Stevie Wonder, Thelonious Monk, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, Jerome Kern, David Bowie, Rush, and Michel Legrand.With his highly regarded discography and acclaimed performances, multiple Grammy-nominated pianist Geoffrey Keezer commands the attention typically reserved for living jazz legends. A native of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Keezer held down the piano chair for Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers beginning at age 18. In his twenties he toured with Ray Brown, Joshua Redman, Diana Krall, Benny Golson, and others. More recently he has toured with Wayne Shorter, Chris Botti, Sting, and Christian McBride. His latest album On My Way to You (MarKeez Records 2018) is a stunning new set of music featuring his working trio with the addition of guest vocalist Gillian Margot.