NEWS

10/02/2013 – Thanks to Harry Allen and Howard Alden for joining the Gerry Beaudoin Quartet for two successful shows last weekend. Always great to play with these guys. Watch for future shows for this group.                                                                                                                                                                               06/19/2013- Francesca Records recording artist Teddy Lavash has just finished recording his second CD helped out by the Gerry Beaudoin Trio featuring Justin Meyer bass and Phil McGowan drums. Produced by Jay  Geils and engineered by Timm Kelleher at Wellspring Studio’s in Acton MA. Plans are to mix it shortly and release it in the fall.

04/17/2013- Francesca Records wish’s to extend our heartfelt congratulations to our  artists Jay Geils and  Gerry Beaudoin for their inclusion in the definitive work on jazz guitar ” The Great Guitarists: The Ultimate Guide”  by well known jazz writer and historian Scott Yanow. Gerry is chronicled with a full length entry where Scott details  Gerry’s career ,musical experiences, and the musicians and recordings that shaped his artistry and  path in music. Gerry’s performance on the New Guitar Summit DVD” Live at The Stoneham Theater”  is recognized in the Jazz Guitarist on Film section as one of  the ” significant on screen appearences of jazz guitatists on film.”   J.Geils is lauded for his switch from a rock and roll icon to a credible jazz guitarist  with the formation of the New Guitar  Summit with Gerry Beaudoin and Duke Robillard  and for releasing his own jazz albums.  Thank you Mr. Yanow for recognizing our fine artists and their accomplishments  in your writing and for creating such a comprehensive  and informative work on the guitarists that have shaped the history of jazz guitar for almost one hundred years.  - The Staff At Francesca Records

To purchase The Great Jazz Guitarists: The Ultimate Guide click on the link.

04/18/2013- Francesca Records recording artist and producer Jay Geils has completed a stint as a ” Celebrity Judge” on New England’s longest running TV talent  show ” Community Auditions.”  Watch this site for details on the broadcast dates and times.

04/24/2013- Francesca has a new release coming out by the end of this week. Titled Blues In The Corner Pocket it features award winning jazz guitarist Gerry Beaudoin and Jesse Williams on acoustic bass. Recorded live in the studio with no overdubs or studio gimmicks it is just two old friends ” having a musical conversation.” Gerry uses two vintage Gibson guitars both non cutaway. A 1939 Gibson L-5 and a 1950 Gibson Super 400. Liner notes are by Francesca records guest artist and superb guitarist Howard Alden. This is a ground breaking recording for Gerry and the first duo recording he has made in his career. To learn more about these artists check out their artist page. 

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