Born: February 9, 1982 Primary Instrument: Vibraphone
“Gillece is a skillful creator of tunes, harkening back to the original hard bop days and beyond, without sounding like mere imitations of that era's classics.” Bruce Lindsay, All About Jazz Vibraphonist Behn Gillece began his musical training in his teenage years. While having an interest in jazz, he originally began his studies in percussion. Inspired by such greats as Milt Jackson and Bobby Hutcherson, he decided to make a commitment to vibraphone and composition. As a New Jersey native, Gillece had many early performance opportunities in his home state, as well as Philadelphia, before moving to New York in 2006...
Top Shelf (Posi-tone, 2013)
Tracks: Slick; Stranded In Elizabeth; Due Diligence; Ginger Swing; Unstoppable; Discarded; Pequenina; For The Moment; Top Shelf; Proximity
Personnel: Ken Fowser: tenor saxophone; Behn Gillece: vibraphone; Michael Dease: trombone; Steve Einerson: piano; Dezron Douglas: bass; Rodney Green: drums
DuoTone (Posi-tone, 2011)
Tracks: Overcooked; Spontaneity; Attachment; Back To Back; Come Around Again; In The Twilight; Low Ball; Bongo; Offset; One For G
Personnel: Ken Fowser: tenor saxophone; Behn Gillece: vibraphone; Donald Vega: piano; David Wong: bass; Willie Jones III: drums
Little Echo (Posi-tone, 2010)
Tracks: Resolutions; Ninety-Five; Sap; The Dog Days; Vigilance; Little Echo; One Step At A Time; You; Another View
Personnel: Ken Fowser: tenor saxophone; Behn Gillece: vibraphone; Rick Germanson: piano; Ugonna Okegwo: bass; Qunicy Davis: drums
Full View (Posi-tone, 2009)
Tracks: Bittersweet; The Hutch; Act Of Disguise; Soul Eyes; Two Pair; Just In Time; Crisis Averted
Personnel: Ken Fowser: tenor saxophone Behn Gillece: vibraphone; David Hazeltine: piano; Adam Cote: bass; Paul Francis: drums
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