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Come and enjoy this great jazz live performance at the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe.
PERFORMANCE DATES Wed, February 27 2019 - Sat, March 02 2019
SEATING TIMES: WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY:1 Seating= 6:00pm-9:30pm No Cover Band Performs from 7:00pm-8:30pmOpen Seating from 8:30pm-9:30pmFRIDAY: 1 Seating= 6:00pm-9:30pm $15 CoverBand Performs from 7:00pm-8:30pmOpen Seating from 8:30pm-9:30pmSATURDAY: 2 Seatings: 6:00pm-11:00pm $15 Cover1st Seating: 6:00pm-8:30pm Band Performs from 7:00pm-8:30pm2nd Seating: 9:00pm-11:00pm Band Performs from 9:30pm-11:00pm
LOCATION: Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
DESCRIPTION Gerard William Gibbs, born November 16,1967, has been a lover of jazz ever since his father introduced him at the tender age of three to the music of the late jazz organist, Richard "Groove" Holmes. At age of seven, when he later had the opportunity to meet Holmes, Gerard grew to idolize Holmes. He knew then that one day, he would play jazz just like his idol. In the summer of 1981, while recovering at home from corrective leg surgery, Gerard received a surprise visit from "Groove" Holmes. Holmes took an immediate interest in Gerard and began to show him all the "tricks of the trade." Until HolmesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ death in 1991, Gerard had the kind of friendship and mentoring relationship with this international jazz organist that only others can dream about.
Currently, Gerard performs nationally and internationally on the concert circuit with saxophonist James Carter. He also lends his talents as musical director to saxophonist Marion Meadows. While at home, Gerard remains busy as a dedicated husband to his wife, Tira and father of two sons, Tyler and Alexander. He is also performing around Detroit and its surrounding areas as the bandleader of either is contemporary jazz quartet: RYZ, or his organ trio: Gerard Gibbs & ORGANized Crime. Gerard credits his well-rounded persona to his loving parents: Drs. Gerald & Erma Gibbs.
Located on 'The Hill' in Grosse Pointe Farms, the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe presents live jazz and fine dinning in an intimate, ole English pub atmosphere. The venue offers great food and music Tuesday through Saturday: Call 313-882-5299 for reservations. Chef Andre Neimanis serves up bistro favorites, world cuisine influences, comfort food with a twist and exciting daily specials. The wine list offers about 60 selections, 20 by the glass.