Jay Geils, Gerry Beaudoin and the Kings of Strings, Featuring Aaron Weinstein
Arbors RecordsARCD: 19332
Musicians: Gerry Beaudoin-guitar, Jay Geils-guitar, Aaron Weinstein-violin & mandolin, Bob Nieske-bass, Les Harris Jr-drums
Veteran guitarists Jay Geils and Gerry Beaudoin, aka the Kings of Strings, welcome to their jazz den a cub, young fiddle phenom Aaron Weinstein. Beaudoin is a Grammy-nominated guitarist and Jay Geils is the iconic founder of the eponymous rock & roll J.Geils Band. Together they hit some nice grooves and breeze us gently through an eclectic, easy-going set of Tin Pan Alley and Swing Era classics, with a few original blues and a timeless bop blues update.
Desert Sands, In a Mellow Tone, I Thought About You, HereÕs That Rainy Day, Minor Swing, Blue Benedetto, Take The A Train, Sweet One, The Flat Foot Floogie, Out of Nowhere, JackieÕs Serenade, Sweet Georgia Brown, All Blues