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Gary Tu

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: October 17, 1976    

Gary Tu

”Gary Tu is a talented young jazz guitarist, whose style reminds one of a Wes Montgomery (sans the octave doubling) with just a dash of Metheny. On “Look East,” the artist displays his guitar, composition and arrangement talents in a trio setting with drummer Andre Beasley and Bassist Kurt Schweitz - and it is a quite engaging set that is the end result.

Intriguingly divided into a first half of original tunes and a second half of jazz classics, “Look East” allows plenty of opportunity for Tu to display his graceful, mostly-uneffected single string charms. The opening title track is enhanced by the guitarists wind chime harmonics and robust riffing over a sure-footed rhythm section. Bassist Schweitz adds a harmonious solo here and is a consistent counterpoint to Tu throughout the recording....
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Featured recording “Look East”

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Look East

Triple-S Jazz (2007)

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Primary Instrument:Guitar

Location:Chicago, IL

Willing to teach:Beginners

Rank: 5,970 Views: 4,276
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