by Mike Perciaccante
The second album from the triumvirate of virtuoso guitarists J. Geils, Duke Robillard and Gerry Beaudoin is another set of vintage jazz-blues in which the three guitarists improvise while prodding, teasing and pushing each other to greater heights. While only four of the tracks are originals written by one or more members of the group, each track fits comfortably within the swing-bop-jazz-blues context of the album.
On Shivers the three are joined by yet another brilliant guitarist, Randy ...read more
by Craig W. Hurst
The title of the new CD released by The New Guitar Summit, Retrospective represents the collective and individual work of Boston based jazz guitarist Gerry Beaudoin, Duke Robillard of Roomful of Blues fame, and the legendary Jay Geils of the 1970’s rock band The J. Geils Band. Although the majority of the cuts on the recording have each of these guitarists demonstrating their individual styles representative of their unique musical backgrounds, they also make collaborative contributions on three straight-ahead swingers ...read more