On Thurs. Sept. 27th, guitar virtuoso, Grammy-nominated songwriter and composer GARY LUCAS brings his multimedia one-man show
“AN EVENING WITH GARY LUCAS: FROM BEEFHEART TO BUCKLEY AND BEYOND” into The Cutting Room NYC at 9:30pm. The Cutting Room is located at 44 East 32nd St.
For tickets and more info: https://bit.ly/2OxjBFg
This retrospective evening spans Gary Lucas’ nearly 40 years in the music business, and is filled with stories, rare performance clips, and music.
The show focuses on Gary's time collaborating with visionary genius Captain Beefheart (Don Van Vliet) and rock icon Jeff Buckley—
and includes selections from Lucas' 30-plus album catalog, including Chinese pop, film soundtracks, country blues, jazz and classical solo arrangements, and original songs and instrumentals.
For nearly 40 years, Gary Lucas has blazed his own trail in music with appearances in over 40 countries including China, India, Japan, Australia, Cuba, Russia, Israel, Morocco, Serbia, South Korea, Brazil, Colombia, Canada, and across the EU.
He has played and collaborated with such diverse artists as Leonard Bernstein, Lou Reed, Nick Cave, Joan Osborne, John Cale, Amanda Palmer, Chris Cornell, Nona Hendryx, Bryan Ferry, John Zorn, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Roswell Rudd, Peter Hammill, Najma Akhtar, Los Van Van, Emir Kusturica, Haydee Milanes and many others.
Gary recently brought his one-man show to 12 cities in the UK including London, Liverpool, Glasgow, and Newcastle, and received excellent reviews:
His guests for this special NYC evening include vocalist and erhu virtuoso Feifei Yang and saxophonist Jason Candler performing “Grace” co-written with Jeff Buckley in Mandarin:
plus singer/songwriter Jann Klose, Joziah Longo from the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, and classical soprano Lila Palmer.
New interview with Gary Lucas in TOTAL GUITAR :