Touring in support of his stellar new album Dance Hall with an incredible groups of musicians including Robben Ford (Miles Davis) - Guitar, Bob Lanzetti (Snarky Puppy) - Guitar, J. Anthony Granelli (Mose Allison) - Bass, and a horn section of some of Saskatoon's finest players, Jerry Granelli is one
of the most widely recognized and highly regarded musicians in Canada and abroad. Based in Nova Scotia, he is a supportive community leader and mentor for musicians and artists of all ages and backgrounds.
With a career that spans 60 years, Jerry has had the opportunity to perform with the likes of Charlie Haden, Mose Allison, Sonny Stitt, Sly Stone, Ornette Coleman and Vince Guaraldi. Jerry has recorded over 30 albums. His prolific and genre-crossing music has been recognized by institutions such as the Juno Awards, The Grammy Awards, the National Library of Congress Sound Archives, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
ABOUT THE MUSICIANS
Robben Ford is an American blues, jazz, and rock guitarist. He was a member of the L.A. Express and Yellowjackets, and has collaborated with Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison, Larry Carlton and Kiss.
Bob Lanzetti is a Brooklyn, NY based professional guitarist, composer, producer, and educator. He has performed and recorded with many artists throughout the NYC area as well as played in over 40 countries with the three time Grammy® Award-Winning jazz/funk collective, Snarky Puppy.
J. Anthony Granelli was as only eight years old when he began studying the electric bass. Years later he studied with bassist Charlie Haden and after graduating with a degree in jazz studies in 1991 he moved to New York City, where he founded his band Mr. Lucky (which was named after a Henry Mancini tune). In 1999 he toured exclusivley with veteran singer Mose Allison.