Gerry Beaudoin – solo guitar
August 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Award winning 7-string jazz guitarist Gerry Beaudoin has been called “A swing guitar master” by the Boston Globe, “A jazz guitarist you simply have to hear” by Jazz Music Archives and “One of New England’s premier jazz guitarists” by Just Jazz Guitar Magazine. His music has been placed on the Grammy Awards Ballot three times in his career. His signature guitar sound has graced over fifty recordings and his music has appeared multiple times in film and TV. Noted jazz critic Scott Yanow in his book The Great Guitarists, includes Beaudoin’s performance on the DVD New Guitar Summit: Live At The Stoneham Theater “As one of the finest moments of jazz guitar on film. “
Performing solo jazz guitar at Les Zygomates, Gerry performs his unique arrangements of well-known jazz standards on his signature Benedetto 7-string. The additional string adds a new voice to the already rich palette of the jazz guitar. From beautiful ballads to swinging blues a Beaudoin performance is a lesson in the artistry and class of solo jazz guitar.