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Vocalese Giacomo Gates and Ron Teixeira Trio
Phone (321) 783-4559
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Jazz Choral / Vocalist

Vocalese Giacomo Gates and Ron Teixeira Trio

Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 8:00p
Heidi's Jazz Club Cocoa Beach, FL

Giacomo Gates is an American jazz vocalist. He works to interpret old jazz standards, practices vocalese singing, and is active in jazz education. He teaches regularly at Wesleyan University, the Hartford Conservatory of Music, and New Haven’s Neighborhood Music School[1] He has scat sung some famous instrumental solos in his performances and tries to copy the sounds of instruments-flutes, trombones, or even drums. Renowned jazz singer Sarah Vaughn was one of his mentors.

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Jack Wilkins
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A superior, slightly underrated improviser, Jack Wilkins has proven on his infrequent recordings as a leader that he ranks near the top. Wilkins, who studied with John Mehegan early on, learned vibes, piano, and classical guitar, but has stuck to jazz guitar throughout his career....
Joe Carter
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An excellent cool-toned guitarist, Joe Carter started playing music when he was around ten. He considers Jim Hall, Bill Evans, Paul Desmond, and Ed Bickert his main influences and has stuck to playing straight-ahead jazz throughout his career....
Giacomo Gates
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A smoky-voiced jazz singer from the East Coast, Giacomo Gates is an expressive interpreter of lyrics who is proficient with scat singing and vocalese. Gates was born and raised in Connecticut, where he started singing at seven and was turned on to jazz by his father, a classical violinist....
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Heidi's Jazz Club
7 N. Orlando Ave.
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
(321) 783-4559
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