Lisa Gay and The Gentlemen of Thrill's "Living Room LIVE!" at The Alley Kat Jazz Lounge
Apr 25, 2009 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
On Saturday, April 25th and Sunday, May10th, Lisa Gay and The Gentlemen of Thrill bring their Classic Soul & Jazz “LIVING ROOM LIVE!” show to the Inland Empire at the exciting and brand new ALLEY KAT JAZZ LOUNGE located in Rialto, California. Authentic "Nawlins" cajun cookin' by "Grace's PoBoy Express" will also be on in house for all to would want to savor along with the classic sounds soul music & smokin' jazz!!
Lisa Gay and The Gentlemen of Thrill is a “musical gumbo” with a new twist of Classic Soul/R&B/Jazz, Pop and Funk that includes a sonic quality that creates REAL LIVE music played with true passion, vision, and a lot of love. The group is lead by the sultry vocal styling of consummate pro Lisa Gay who has performed with many recording and touring artists such as Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., Joe Cocker, Chuck Rainey, Letta Mbulu and others. Lisa is a unique song stylist like no other and her sweet, flowing, yet powerful voice mesmerizes audiences every time she steps to the microphone. Her stellar CD recordings, “Watch What Happens”, “Somewhere In My Lifetime”, (tribute to the late great Phyllis Hyman), and “Favorite Things” are proven reflective works of Lisa’s great artistry, along with her savvy connection with her audiences when performing LIVE!
The Gentlemen of Thrill band grooves, swings, funks, and percolates under the Musical Direction of Legendary Rhythm and Blues Guitarist Tony Drake (Lou Rawls, Barry White, Della Reese)whose recorded hits include, Little Johnny Taylor (“Part Time Love”), Jean Knight (“Mr. Big Stuff”), Carl Carlton (“Bad Mamma Jamma”) and features some of the most stellar recording and live concert musicians such as Grammy Award winning Concert Master Violinist Mark Cargill(Justin Timberlake, Yolanda Adams, Outkast, Josh Groban, Natalie Cole, Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight and more) who can currently be seen and heard on Fox’s “American Idol”. Charles Love, just back from Japan, working with Stevie Wonder, is truly electrifying on Keyboards, Synthesizers, and B-3 Organ, SuperSonic Bassist, Brad Bobo of The Crusaders, Linda Hopkins, and Eddie Harris fame brings his stoic, romping sounds to the mix, plus the fantastic Legendary Drummer James Gadson, one of the most recorded drummers in R&B history on such recordings as The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band, “Express Yourself”,”Loveland”on Drums & Vocals), Bill Withers (“Use Me”, “Lean On Me”), Marvin Gaye (“I Want You”), The Jackson Five (“Dancing Machine”), Gloria Gaynor (“I Will Survive”) Cheryl Lynn (“Got To Be Real”), Tavares, (“Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel”) Diana Ross (“Love Hangover”) and that list is never ending!
For more information on this event please go to: http://www.myspace.com/ALLEYKATJAZZ
134 Riverside Drive, Rialto, California, (909) 875-5777
We like to call it “Sophisticated Music in a Class by Itself” For further individual bio information on Lisa Gay and The Gentlemen of Thrill Musicians, current and upcoming events and booking information please go to: www.lisagayandthrill.com
Alley Kat Jazz Lounge
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