Archive for the ‘Artists’ Category

PC and the Final Verdict

Posted by JazzyLee on 26th October 2013 in Artists

pcPaul Caver (PC) is a native of Dayton, Ohio. He is a self-taught musician playing a variety of instruments, but recognized as a guitarist and vocalist. He is the leader and founder of PC and the FINAL VERDICT and has shared the stage as an opening act for blues and jazz giants such as:


Bobby Bland, Buddy Ace, Little Milton, Johnnie Taylor, Koko Taylor, Joe Bossamasa, Z.Z. Hill, Willie Clayton, Latimore

Jazz and R&B

Ramsey Lewis, Pieces of a Dream, Jonathan Butler, Larry Carlton, the Manhattans, Booney James, Richard Elliott, the Dramatics, the Ohio Players PC has toured with Alex Bugnon, Lakeside and recorded with Dorian Harewood, Joseph Jackson (father of Michael), Billy Osborne (brother of Jeffrey), Lee Young Sr. (formerly of Motown Records), Eddie Pugh (formerly of Casablanca Records), Reggie Calloway, Mike Wade.

PC participated with the group Frienz as co-writer, co-producer, and lead vocalist and guitarist on the album project LETTER FROM A SOLDIER, dedicated to the troops in Iraq. In August of 2005, PC went to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to perform for the U.S. Troops. PC released his first debut album TO THE TOP in 1999, and is currently working to finish another after taking a break to do the LETTER FROM A SOLDIER project. PC and the FINAL VERDICT bring a fresh and innovative sound to the world of music while exhibiting a smooth, yet aggressive style of their own.

Valeria Lark

Posted by JazzyLee on 18th October 2013 in Artists

Dayton native singer Valeria Lark has performed with national recording artists such as the legendary Heatwave and Walter “Junie” Morrison of the Ohio Players.


Mel Waiters

Posted by JazzyLee on 27th September 2013 in Artists

mel-waitersR&B singer Mel Waiters began by performing San Antonio teen clubs,  dee jaying radio, and entertaining at southwest military bases. After 1997’s Suki-Suki Man, Waiters released the LP “I’m Serious”, and the hit single “Hit It and Quit It.” In ’98 Waiters returned with “Woman in Need” ; “Material Things” followed a year later, and in mid-2000 “I Want the Best.”




Walter Beasley rescheduling

Posted by JazzyLee on 7th September 2013 in Artists

Anyone still holding tickets for the cancelled Mothers Day performance (Walter Beasley was suffering a bout of food poisoning) Please return for a full refund.

The makeup date of Oct 24th is removed from the calendar and we are now attempting to lock in a new date that will return this popular artist to Gilly’s.

Gilly’s Jazz Jam

Posted by JazzyLee on 5th September 2013 in Artists

Featuring Gilly’s house trio:
Keigo Hirakawa / piano
Eddie Brookshire / Bass
Fenton Sparks / drums

“Like” the Gillys Jazz Jam Session page on Facebook for jam session news, updates, photos and media.

Fenton Sparks / Drums

keigo Hirakawa

Keigo Hirakawa – Piano

Eddie Brookshire / Bass

no cover charge!

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