Internationally Acclaimed Virtuoso Guitarist Gil Gutierrez Trio Announced At Birdland Theater
Watch the incredible Gil Gutierrez trio perform at the legendary Birdland Theater from June 3 – June 5, with two sets each evening at 7:00 and 9:30 with internationally renowned virtuoso guitarist and composer Gil Gutierrez David Rodriguez (bass) ) and with Robert Stern (violin).
Gil Gutierrez is a virtuoso who has mastered the nylon string guitar. He is known throughout the music industry as one of Mexico’s finest musicians, with an unimaginable artistry merging classical, jazz and flamenco. Gutierrez is revered among fellow musicians and has attracted many celebrities to his performances, many of whom have unintentionally jumped on stage to join his jam sessions. No one knows who might come to Gill’s performance; Bonnie Raitt, Meryl Streep and Doc Severinsen are in last seen.
Gil Gutierrez was recently featured in the PBS American Masters “Never Too Late” focusing on Doc Severinsen’s career. Gutierrez served as music director for Doctor of San Miguel Five for more than a decade. The famed trumpeter, Doc Severinsen, actually introduced Gutierrez to American audiences as Gutierrez performed in more than 60 concerts as part of the San Miguel Five, a group led by Severinsen in his post on “The Tonight Show”. after. The ensemble appeared with the New York Pops at The Kennedy Center, the Mexican Cultural Institute of the Mexican Embassy in Washington DC, Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Gil Gutierrez has established an ardent following throughout Latin America, the Americas and Spain with his classically trained mastery of jazz, flamenco and son Cubano. Gutierrez Superstar collaborations include superstars Ana Gabriel, Francisco Cespedes, Arturo Sandoval and many more.
With Gutierrez on stage at Famous Birdland, New Jersey’s Dave Rodriguez (Honest Bass), a Grammy and Emmy nominated producer and performer. Rodriguez performs in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall to the Apollo Theater. He has worked with artists ranging from Max Roach to Tito Puente to the Rochester Philharmonic. He is currently the Executive Producer at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, NJ.
Violinist Bob Stern performed with classical and pop artists, including Jerry Miller (Moby Grape), Charlie Pritchard and Laura Branigan.
Don’t miss out on this stunning show with the Gil Gutierrez Trio at the legendary Birdland Theater with two sets every June 3–5 at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM.
Gil Gutierrez – Guitar
Robert Stern – violin
David Rodriguez – Smell
At the age of fourteen he started playing classical guitar in restaurants. Oaxaca and German-born guitarist Wolfgang “Lobo” Fink of . attracted the attention of Willie and Lobo, At the age of 17, he teamed up with Fink to play in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. When Fink returned to Germany, Gutierrez went to Mexico City and studied jazz to earn money by playing guitar on city buses. The guitarist has played with it in South America and Spain. Anna Gabriel, Ricardo Arjona, Francisco Cespedes and Pedro Guerra. A virtuoso with nylon string guitar and tresses, Gutierrez has performed at the Mexican Cultural Institute of the Mexican Embassy in the Kennedy Center, Washington DC.[ and to a crowd of 10,000 people at Millennium Park, Chicago. Gutierrez is recognized for his unique ability to connect with the audience And using a little bit of local energy in each performance.
Gutierrez’s Talent Was Discovered Dr. Severinsen, who heard him play at a restaurant in San Miguel de Allende. Severinson led the NBC orchestra for twenty years Johnny Carson Tonight’s show. They recorded their first album together in 2007 called En Mi Corazon. Gutierrez is the band leader founder and music director of the San Miguel 5 group and has performed with symphony orchestras across the United States. Other musicians at San Miguel 5 include Grammy-winning violinist Charlie Bisharat, Cuban percussionist Jimmy Branley and bass player Kevin Thomas. Gil Gutierrez in 2011 and Dr. Severinsen Played in New York City’s Carnegie Hall With New York under the direction of the conductor Steven Reneke.
Gutierrez has performed as a solo artist with the Minnesota Symphony, Florida Symphony and Dr. Severinsen Big Band Tour in Dallas, Texas.]In 2013 he was a featured artist and directed the ensemble cast at the Calaca Festival honoring Chavela Vargas in San Miguel de Allende. As a music director constantly pushing the boundaries, he brings together new combinations of musicians and musical styles.
These have included opera, jazz, cantor flamenco, Cuban and Mexican styles, making the performances considered a cultural vanguard. His works include the performance of his original compositions with the New York Choral Society and the scoring of several films including El Cochero, El Alcázar de Chapultepec and Una Causa Noble Gutierrez and created and performed the soundtrack for the documentary film Lost and Found in Mexico. In 2013 Gutierrez was featured in the National Geographic Traveler documentary The Granny Diaries. He was a special guest soloist Arturo Sandoval in Mexico City Palace of Fine Arts.