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Video: Ellery Eskelin & Gary Versace

19 July 2016

Check out this video of Ellery playing the standard “After You’ve Gone” duo with the great pianist Gary Versace in New York.

“After You’ve Gone” by Turner Layton
Featuring Ellery Eskelin – tenor saxophone & Gary Versace – piano
Live at Michiko Studios is sponsored by Roberto’s Winds

Gary Versace appears on Ellery Eskelin’s latest release, Trio Willisau Live, along with Gerry Hemingway on drums. The album was released by Hathut Records, a swiss label that has released a number of Ellery’s albums, earlier in 2016 and has recently many glowing reviews including this one – “I considered writing just this sentence as my review of Ellery Eskelin’s trio recording Live, “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” Taken from poet John Keats’ 1818 poem “Endymion,” the line just about says it all.” All About Jazz, May 1016

Visit Ellery Eskelin’s website to find out more and buy the album.

Gary Versace is equally adept on piano, hammond organ and accordion and has been a prolific sideman. Working with John Scofield, Maria Schnieder, John Abercrombie, Al Foster, Regina Carter, Madeleine Peyroux, Adam Nussbaum and Ingrid Jensen just to name a few! Find out more about Gary by visiting his website – http://www.garyversace.com.