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10/29/19
Studio Sessions at Ten Hope Brooklyn - Gil Parris with Special Guest KJ Denhert presented by Ilegal Mezcal

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:00PM

Grammy nominated guitar virtuoso Gil Parris continues Ten Hope’s Studio Sessions, along with Special Guest KJ Denhert, Tuesday October 29 at 8p. Show is free to the public, but space is limited so it is recommended customers come early to ensure admission.

Ten Hope is located at 10 Hope St., Brooklyn NY. Presented by Ilegal Mezcal.

ABOUT GIL PARRIS
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 like Dr. John, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Diane Schuur, David Mann, Billy Vera, Bobby Caldwell, and Toni Braxton to name just a few. You can often find Gil Parris playing alongside Yankee baseball great, Bernie Williams.

“You’ll be blown away by his mind-boggling blend of jazz, blues and rock.” — Guitar Player

“Parris is an absolute monster of the guitar — lyrically, technically, sensitively. His finesse bending tones and contouring the dynamics throughout his lines truly gave the sense that he is speaking thru the notes!” – - Jazz Improv

“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

“I love his tone and fluidity on the guitar. Playing with Gil was a joy.” — Paul Shaffer, Musical Director, Late Show with David Letterman

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
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”

Has sold out shows all over, including famed NYC institutions such as Town Hall, B.B. King Blues Club, and The Iridium Jazz Club

Has millions of combined views on YouTube

Has had #1 song(s) on MUSIC CHOICE

Has A Hot Licks Artist Video & the first Truefire artist learning course, “Inside Out” (4 CDs)

The Gil Parris Model Signature Guitar (Reverend Guitars) was named “One of the Coolest Artist Signature Guitars of All-Time” by Guitar Player Magazine

Has acclaimed DVD out 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

ABOUT KJ DENHERT
KJ’s performances will move you to laugh, to dance and even to cry. Her special blend of urban folk & jazz has earned her four Independent Music Award nominations and in ’09, she was named as one of Jazz.com’s top female vocalists. She’s appeared at scores of festivals and has residencies at the ’55 Bar’, Smoke in NYC, at the Baz Bar in St. Barth’s, and the prestigious Umbria Jazz Festival in Italy. Her very latest, “Album No.9”, a collection of 60’s jazz, pop and rock standards is set for release on Motema Music in Europe & the US in the fall 2010. Consistently praised for her pathos, originality and impeccable musicianship, KJ is a one of a kind songwriter, guitarist and performer, not to be missed.

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