George T. Gregory

George T. Gregory

Leo Boogie

Sat ยท September 22, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$22.00 - $37.00

This event is 21 and over

George T. Gregory
George T. Gregory
Saxophonist and vocalist, George T. Gregory, has been delighting audiences from New England to the San Francisco Bay Area for many years with his modern mix of original and cover songs in R & B, Electric Blues, Motown, Pop Jazz, and New Orleans style rock and roll. His band provides a flavorful mix of music that makes everyone get up and dance.

As a member of the James Cotton Blues Band from Chicago, George did three U.S. tours and two Canadian tours. Along with his friend, Matt "Guitar" Murphy of the Blues Brothers, George was a featured soloist on the blues great's last album for Buddah Records, entitled, "The James Cotton Band Live and On the Move".
While in New England, George was also an original member of the Shaboo Allstars, a band formed by vocalist David "Lefty" Foster, featuring many of the top musicians who appeared at his night club, the Shaboo Inn. The band included Matt Murphy, James Cotton and Howlin Wolf; Harvey Brooks of Electric Flagg and The Fabulous Rhinestones on bass; Jack Scarangello, drummer with Stevie Wonder; and, Shelton Laster, organist for jazz guitar great, Grant Green and Jeff Pevar guitarist for Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, Ricki Lee Jones, David Crosby and many more.

The George T. Gregory Band has appeared in concert with Muddy Waters, Taj Mahal, B.B. King, Little River Band, Pappa John Creech, The Chambers Brothers, Elvin Bishop, Climax Blues Band, The Fabulous Rhinestones, NRBQ, John Lee Hooker, Hugh Masekela and many others. George is eager to bring the new George T. Gregory Band, to audiences through out the country.
Leo Boogie
Leo Boogie
Leo Boogie has performed in Venezuela, Brasil, Germany, Holland, and NYC, including: a year as a vocalist in Caracas Venezuela at Juan Sebastian Bar along with The Venezuelan Consulate in NYC, Venezuelan Mission to the United Nations in NYC, Quinnipiac University in Ct for the Sonny Costanzo Concert Series, 3 Years in NYC as a Bandleader, 3 Tours of Germany as a solo performer with backup & Amsterdam Holland @ Meloe Melo.
Leo writes the arrangements for his cover songs and writes & arranges all of his original music. He takes contemporary blues & pop songs and performs them in his own unique way.
Venue Information:
Bijou Theatre
275 Fairfield Ave
Bridgeport, CT, 06605
https://www.BijouTheatreCT.com