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PT Gazell’s first release, “Pace Yourself”, (featuring Jerry Douglas and Ricky Skaggs as sidemen) set the gold standard for diatonic harmonica playing. This blast of sonic bluegrass was and is, ahead of its time. His innovative work with the West Texas Music Company, (Johnny Paycheck's working band) from 1977 to 1980 opened up new musical possibilities for PT. His ability as a soloist and as an ensemble member of the band garnered him both critical and popular acclaim and made him one of the most sought after session players in the country. With his new CD, “Swingin’ Easy…Hittin' Hard”, PT once again sets a standard for others to follow

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Article: Take Five With...

Take Five With PT Gazell

Read "Take Five With PT Gazell" reviewed by PT Gazell


Meet PT Gazell: Hot, swingin, smooth, original, clean, lyrical, faster than a speeding bullet, diatonically chromatic, one of a kind, masterful, the swingingest, Oh yeah, like what? Nat “King} Cole, Benny Goodman, Louis Jordan, Ben Webster, Harry “Sweets" Edison, Wes Montgomery, Tiny Moore...that's what! Dig it. PT Gazell--American master of the ...

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Master of the Half Valved Harmonica Releases Dazzling New CD

Master of the Half Valved Harmonica Releases Dazzling New CD

2 Days Out, marks yet another milestone in harmonica maestro PT Gazell's musical journey. Perhaps the most musically daring of all his recordings, 2 Days Out explores dynamic sonic combinations that are superbly refreshing, spirited and profound. PT's half-valved diatonic harmonicas are paired with a couple of heavyweights from the brass section—trombone and flugelhorn. PT's impeccable ...

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American and New Zealand Harmonica Wizards Team up for Amazing New CD

American and New Zealand Harmonica Wizards Team up for Amazing New CD

2008 marks a milestone for PT Gazell & Brendan Power, as their highly anticipated duet CD Back To Back hits the stands. This collection of jazz and swing standards from MissMax & Tethnik Records is certain to make fans and industry folks alike sit up and take notice. American master of the half-valved diatonic, PT Gazell ...


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