Gil Parris – A Rainy Night In Georgia

Gil Parris – A Rainy Night In Georgia

Gil Parris – A Rainy Night In Georgia

Gil Parris is an American Grammy-nominated rock, blues, jazz and pop guitarist. He graduated from Ardsley High School. After briefly attending the Berklee School of Music, Parris left to tour Europe as part of a musical troupe performing Jesus Christ Superstar before becoming a recording artist.Parris has released six solo albums and played collaboratively with over 20 other groups/artists.

Parris is known for his blending of blues, jazz, rock and smooth jazz in his work. He has recorded and toured both as a solo artist and as a sideman with major artists including Dr. John, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Diane Schuur, David Mann, Billy Vera, Bobby Caldwell and Toni Braxton.

Solo releases

Gil Parris – 1998
Blue Thumb – 2002
Jam This -2003
Live at the Next Door Cafe – 2005
Strength – 2006
Gil Parris and Friends Live DVD – 2007
A Certain Beauty – 2009
Syndicate of Soul – Who’s Snakin’ Who? (with Dr. John, Corery Glover and others)
Bluesiana Hurricane – Halfsteppin (with Bill Doggett, Lester Bowie and others)

Skallelujah – with Joe Ferry
Strength – with Toko Furuuchi
Secrets – with Toni Braxton
In Front of My Eyes – with Bakithi Kumalo
Harris Bros Horns – with Joel Rosenblatt, Robert Aires and Dave Anderson
A Woman’s Love – with Vanesse Thomas
BIG SKA – with Joe Ferry
I’ll Take Care of You – with Chuck Jackson and Cissy Houston
Let the Feeling Flow – with Matt Jordan and Kelli Sae
Poseidon’s Son – with Kati Mac
Nicole Hart Live NRG! – with Nicole Hart
The Christmas Album – with David Clayton Thomas
Blues for a Sunday Morning – 2000 – Various Artists (Compilation)

Public Domain – 2000 – Various Artists (compilation – Gil Parris was nominated for a Grammy in 2001 for his creative solo guitar arrangement of “Pop Goes the Weasel”)
iBod – with Ivan “Funkboy” Bodley
Arenal – with Ronnie Dinoto
In Joy – Gordon James
Live-Terry Silverlight(w/Will Lee,Chris Hunter,Rob Aires,Clifford Carter,etc…)

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