Benefit for Local Living Venture
Sunday, October 6, 2013
Many thanks to Paul for his generosity in helping us further the work of the Local Living Project!
If you have any questions, please call Chelle Lindahl at 315-347-4223.
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Paul Meyers – “one of the most eloquent jazz guitarists since Kenny Burrell” – James Gavin, NY Times – Paul is already familiar to many music fans in the North Country through many performances there over the years. He has gained a reputation as one of the top jazz guitarists of our time. Paul has performed and recorded with an ever growing list af jazz greats – Geri Allen, Karrin Allyson, Kenny Barron, Bruce Barth, Ron Carter, Eliane Elias, Eddie Gomez, Jovino Santos Neto, Rufus Reid, Claudio Roditi, Annie Ross and David Sanchez to name a few. He’s also toured worldwide for many years with two of the greatest jazz singers ever – Jon Hendricks (since 1993) and Andy Bey (from 1997 to 2008). Paul performed in Argentina and the US with vibraphonist Gary Burton, who recorded Paul’s tune Panama on his “Reunion” CD with Pat Metheny. He has a number of critically acclaimed CDs including World on a String, a quintet with rising stars Donny McCaslin and Helio Alves, featuring Paul’s original compositions and arrangements, and Paul Meyers Quartet featuring Frank Wess, a relaxed straight ahead session with the legendary tenor and flute master. He has also recorded 4 solo guitar CDs including Welcome Home (2011), a highly acclaimed CD of all original music. Paul teaches jazz guitar, improvisation and coaches jazz and Brazilian ensembles at William Patterson University and at New Jersey City University and he also taught at the first year of the Jazz for Teens program at NJPAC in Newark.
Paul’s web site has more about him and you can listen to some of his music at www.paulmeyers.info/live/