Gil Parris Returns to Pawling 1-11-18
Pawling, NY – December 16, 2017 – The Hudson Valley Region’s, Gil Parris and his Band will be presenting “Gil Parris Picks the Hits: Hendrix, Santana, Beck and more” at Daryl’s House Club, Pawling, NY on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Doors at 7 pm. Showtime is 8 pm with a $15 ticket price for Reserved Seating and $10 General Admission. Advance tickets are recommended as seats are selling out fast at
Grammy-Nominated guitar virtuoso Gil Parris, is known for his special blend of Blues, Jazz, Rock and Smooth Jazz. He has recorded and toured both as a solo artist and sideman with major artists such as: Dr. John, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Diane Schuur, David Mann, Billy Vera, Bobby Caldwell and Toni Braxton to name just a few.
Some of Gil’s career highlights include:
  • Major Label Recording Artist, Gil’s self-titled debut CD was released by RCA/BMG! “A smashing debut”(Guitar One),”An impressive beginning”(Jazziz)
  • Seen On NBC’s THE TODAY SHOW, CBS, WPIX, FOX 5, RNN, BET’s “Studio Jams,” The YES Network, The Food Network and on the national DVD release” Masters of the Stratocaster” !
  • The Gil Parris Model Signature Guitar (Reverend) was named “One of the Coolest Artist Signature Guitars of All-Time”by Guitar Player Magazine
  • Has acclaimed DVD out now with Paul Shaffer, Bernie Williams, Randy Brecker, David Mann…hosted by Carolyn Kepcher ! “This DVD is a perfect introduction to one of the finest players around.” Vintage Guitar
What others are saying about Parris:
“You’ll be blown away by his mind-boggling blend of Jazz, Blues and Rock.” Guitar Player
“His solos are breathtaking, both in emotional expressiveness and technical command of the instrument. He’s one of those players you hear and can recognize right away, no mean feat in this day in age.”  Vintage Guitar  ‪‪”Gil Parris is one of guitardom’s unsung heroes” Vintage Guitar
Live Performances:
Studio Jams #62 – “Europa”
Gil Parris and Joe Cocker BB Kings
Upcoming Performances:
Every Wednesday night Ron Black’s in White Plains, NY
First Thursday of every month at Rudy’s, Hartsdale, NY
Last Friday of every month – Pete’s Saloon, Elmsford, NY
Every Second Friday night at Armonk House, Armonk, NY
First Saturday March/June/Sept/Dec, Treme Islip, Islip, NY