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Gerry Gibbs

Gerry Gibbs was born in New York City on January 15, 1964. His father is jazz vibraphone legend & bandleader Terry Gibbs. Gerry grew up in Southern California and started playing the drums at the age of 4. By the time he was 7 years old, Gerry had already appeared on a few Television shows. On The Steve Allen Show in 1971, Gerry played a 3 minute drum solo and later, on the show To Tell The Truth, Gerry traded drum choruses with TV celebrity Bob Crane (who played Hogan on the hit TV show Hogan’s Heroes).

By the time he was 18, Gerry had already become a professional musician. He worked steadily with his father’s many groups, featuring numerous configurations, performing frequently in Southern California as well as touring. Between ages 18-22, Gerry had already performed as a sideman with: Alice Coltrane, Woody Shaw, Donald Byrd, Buddy DeFranco, Harold Land, Benny Maupin, Doug Carne, Larry Gales, Horace Tapscott, Frank Morgan, Conte Candoli, Frank Rosolino, Alan Broadbent, Ernie Watts, Billy Childs as well as Parliament Funkadelic and Rose Royce, among many others.

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