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Guitars, Banjo & Vocals
An established solo classical and flamenco player. A founder member of the blues band Greasy Gravy. Stevie is a well known musician & a prize winning artist with many years experience in the art world.
The Stevie Gilmore Sound was well known both on the Blues and Jazz circuits. Coming from a classical guitar genre Stevie Gilmore loved the opportunity through his meeting with Stevie Jaz to explore the music he grew up with.
Those sounds being the great jazz guitar genius Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli the jazz violinist and the amazing Buena Vista Social Club from Havana, Cuba, originally a members club where they held dances and musical activities becoming a popular location for musicians to meet and where Stevie always wanted to go.
The music of Spain and Latin America have always been his greatest passion. Later influences include John McLaughlin, Manitas De Platas, Herbie Hancock, George Benson and of course Paco de Lucía.
Guitars, Ukulele & Vocals.
A respected jazz guitarist.
A founder member of the Split Image Showband in the 70’s who went on to further a career across the South West of England cabaret circuit supporting many stand alone celebrities/entertainers at various corporate events before emerging within the British Pop 60’s revival, in a 5 Piece pop harmony band by the name of 5 Carat Gold and performing all through the 90’s.
Stevie Jaz then complemented his live sessions writing jingles for commercial radio stations where he was much in demand especially for his ideas for the travel sector.
Over the years he has enjoyed collaborating with many performers expanding his musical expertise and adding musical knowledge until eventually teaming up with fellow guitarist and artist Stevie Gilmore.
Stevie Jaz’s influences range from the early roots of Skiffle, 60’s pop, 70’S A&M recordings of Herp Albert, Chuck Magione. The classic Jazz of Dave Brubeck, Bob James, Earl Klugh. Other recent influences include the New Orleans sounds of Paolo Nutini albeit that he is an Italian Scot in New Orleans clothing! Also the Cuban sounds of Rodrigo and Gabriela.