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Gene Perla Quartet

Saturday, August 3 · view days & times
Price: Free
Venue: BB&T Jazz Cabaret Stage

Gene Perla was born and raised in New Jersey studying classical piano and trombone. He attended Berklee and at age 24 switched to bass. Performed and/or recorded with Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Viktorija Ge?yt?, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman, Elvin Jones, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, Chuck Mangione, Joni Mitchell, Buddy Rich, Sonny Rollins, Nina Simone, Frank Sinatra, Stone Alliance, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, and others. In the 70s he formed music publishing and record companies. His groups have traveled throughout the U.S., Europe, South America, Africa, and Japan giving him experience in management and booking. Other efforts include Tony Awards for Broadway show sound design (Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King"), recording studio operations and Webmaster for the Jazz Education Network. He teaches music business and mentors ensembles at Lehigh University and The School of Jazz and Contemporary Music at The New School University.

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Venue Information
BB&T Jazz Cabaret Stage
Musikfest
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas (South Side)
Bethlehem, PA 18015
610-332-1300
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