October 8, 2022
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Amos Garrett should need no introduction to anyone, but just in case, here goes – 77 years in nine lines of type.
Born 1941 in Detroit. Raised – Toronto. Schooled – Indiana and Toronto. Citizen of Canada and the USA. Instruments – Guitar and Voice. Most famous guitar solo – Midnight At The Oasis. Junos 2 (5 nominations). Little known Amos fact – 1st professional gig – Carnegie Hall at age 22. 2nd little known fact – only musician EVER to receive a gold record from RIAA for an instrumental solo. Which one? Guess. Luminary Amos fans – Stevie Wonder, Hall & Oates, Marty Stuart, Jimmy Page, Mark Knopfler, Maria Muldaur, Anne Murray, Bob Ezrin, Paul Butterfield RIP and on and on. Current project/passion – Duet with Julian Kerr. Style of duo – mixed bag/history of the blues starting with Jelly Roll Morton. Transcriptions from 1920’s up to modern jazz/blues composers. That’s about it in a nutcase, whoops I mean shell.
Julian Kerr is a multi-instrumentalist musician who has played with The Original Caste, Bo Diddley, Ian Tyson, Gaye Delorme and many other fine musicians and singers throughout his career. A veteran of many recording sessions on keyboards, bass, guitar and vocals, he continues to work as an arranger and producer. Touring with various acts, he is currently enjoying his musical collaboration with Amos Garrett.
Venue Phone: (780) 432-0428
Venue Website: https://yardbirdsuite.com
Band membersAmos Garrett, guitar & vocals
Julian Kerr, piano & vocals
Dave Babcock, saxophone & vocals
Brian Pollock, bass
Tickets will also be available at the door if not previously sold out online.
Doors open at 7:00 pm.
Please note: There will be no volunteer passes for this show.