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Jerry De Villiers' music released

Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 12:47 pm
by beat hit
Two significant Jerry De Villiers Jr. albums have just been officially released on I-Tunes and Amazon, check out the samples. About time someone cracked the code and opened the vault... :D
Fusion fans familiar with Jerry's significant contributions with Alain Caron, James Gelfand... have been waiting for this for a while. Me being one of them... Jerry's band "Turning Point" was very hot in the Montreal jazz scene in the late 80's, early 90's... They used to play at "L'Air Du Temps" a lot... It no longer exists but that venue was THE place to go if you wanted to see world class level musicianship and/or see well known jazz greats perform.

Electric Soul - Live '94
Jerry De Villiers Jr. - Guitar
Gerry Etkins - Keys
Magella Cormier - Drums
Mathieu Cormier - Bass
http://www.amazon.com/Electric-Soul-Live-94/dp/B00D75V9Y6/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1370631475&sr=8-6&keywords=jerry+de+villiers+jr.

Electric Soul - The '95 Sessions (studio)
Jerry De Villiers Jr. - Guitar
Magella Cormier - Drums
+ Etc... Not sure who the others are...
http://www.amazon.com/Electric-Soul-The-95-Sessions/dp/B00D6VOZKQ/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1370631475&sr=8-5&keywords=jerry+de+villiers+jr.

Re: Jerry De Villiers' music released

Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:47 am
by beat hit
Youtube clip with a nice overview of the Live album... These cats kill!!


Re: Jerry De Villiers' music released

Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 5:59 pm
by beat hit
This one is the overview of the Studio album... Great arrangements, soloing, high quality production.

Virgil Donati's keyboard player Alex Argento is a huge fan as well, he promoted it on his facebook page!!


Re: Jerry De Villiers' music released

Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 6:23 am
by renardvert
Magella is amazing!! Thanks for sharing.

Re: Jerry De Villiers' music released

Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:09 pm
by beat hit
A rare live video of Jerry's Turning Point in Trio format. Mid 90s Montreal Drum Fest... The dude burns starting at 6:45.. Magella's solid in this context too...


Re: Jerry De Villiers' music released

Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 7:23 am
by beat hit
Gerry Etkins on keys here.. Absolutely love his solos live..




Re: Jerry De Villiers' music released

Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:40 pm
by beat hit

Re: Jerry De Villiers' music released

Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:42 am
by beat hit
Beautiful...