GERRY BEAUDOIN

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Jazz guitarist Gerry Beaudoin has carved out a career as a leader, arranger and guitarist. Called “One of New England’s premier jazz guitarists” by Just Jazz Guitar Magazine, Gerry has appeared on over twenty recordings in his career since his first national release in 1990. His award winning group the Boston Jazz Ensemble (which featured percussion legend Alan Dawson on drums and vibes, alto saxophonist Fred Lipsius from the seminal jazz-rock group Blood Sweat and Tears, and Dick Johnson who leads the Artie Shaw Band on clarinet) received rave reviews and critical acclaim.

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GERRY BEAUDOIN In a Sentimental Mood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In a Sentimental Mood
Swing 1990
GERRY BEAUDOIN Minor Swing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Minor Swing
Swing 1992
GERRY BEAUDOIN A Sentimental Christmas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Sentimental Christmas
Jazz Related Pop/Art Song/Folk 1994
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Sentimental Over You
Jazz Related Pop/Art Song/Folk 1994
GERRY BEAUDOIN Just Among Friends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Just Among Friends
Swing 1998
GERRY BEAUDOIN Swing Cafe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swing Cafe
Jazz Related Pop/Art Song/Folk 2005
GERRY BEAUDOIN Gerry Beaudoin & Rich Lataille : The Lost Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gerry Beaudoin & Rich Lataille : The Lost Sessions
Swing 2010
GERRY BEAUDOIN The Return album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
The Return
Cool Jazz 2011
GERRY BEAUDOIN Ode to a Summer's Night album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ode to a Summer's Night
Swing 2013

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GERRY BEAUDOIN Live at the Rendezvous album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Rendezvous
Swing 1997

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GERRY BEAUDOIN The Complete Gerry Beaudoin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Gerry Beaudoin
Swing 2009

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GERRY BEAUDOIN The Return

Album · 2011 · Cool Jazz
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For those who don’t already know, Gerry Beaudoin is an excellent bop oriented guitarist with an often relaxed and bluesy tone somewhat similar to Kenny Burrell or Wes Montgomery. On the softer numbers, Gerry’s feather light touch and finesse might recall George Benson as well. Gerry is blessed with chops a plenty, but fortunately he never gives into boring flashy technique. Although some music resources would possibly tag this album as neo-traditional, such a vague term doesn’t tell you much about the music. What we have on “The Return” is a nice mix of pre-fusion styles including bop, hard bop, blues and some samba influences, but all played with a very relaxed ‘cool’ approach. This isn’t the old west coast cool jazz of the 50s though, much of Beaudoin’s playing on here may be of a soft tone, but it is very much rooted in the bluesy language of the hard bop players.

I don’t know how long Gerry has been working with his rhythm section on here, but the way they come together sounds like they have known each other a long time. Guest Harry Allen is a great saxophonist who lends much to the soft blue atmosphere, but the best parts of this CD happen when Gerry effortlessly floats on top of his very subtle drum (Les Harris Jr) and bass (Jesse Williams) duo. The ambience that the three create together is on the sensitive side of things and is very nice. It also seems the sax might have a little extra reverb on it which may add to why it doesn’t quite blend the way the other three do.

For the serious jazz fan, Beaudoin is a guitar player you need to hear. For the casual jazz listener, put away that schmaltzy ‘contemporary’ album and put this on instead. “The Return” makes for great background music, but instead of ‘smooth’ sappiness, you get some real jazz with that late night club flavor most adults prefer.

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