GARY LUCAS

&

JANN KLOSE


GARY LUCAS AND JANN KLOSE

GARY LUCAS & JANN KLOSE

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ABOUT


GARY LUCAS

Through his career, Gary Lucas worked extensively with both Jeff Buckley and Captain Beefheart. He is a solo artist and band leader with 27 albums of his own to his credit. He just toured Australia as the music director of A STATE OF GRACE, the music of Jeff & Tim Buckley; Martha Wainwright shared the stage with Gary. He consulted and played guitar in the movie, GREETINGS FROM TIM BUCKLEY (Tribeca Film/Focus World/Universal). Tony Award winner Frank Wood plays Gary in the film. He shared a GRAMMY® nomination with Joan Osborne for co-writing the song “Spider Web.” ROLLING STONE says Gary is “one of the best and most original guitarists in America...a modern guitar miracle.” A writer/musician/performer of amazing breadth and diversity, Gary has collaborated and recorded with an array of artists from different cultures, including Russia, Cuba, Israel, China, India, Australia, Hungary, France, Spain, and Africa. In 2014, Gary received the Ambassador's Award for Cultural Diplomacy from the US Consul General of Milan, and was invited to play concerts for disadvantaged children in Mexico City as part of the US Embassy's Music Outreach Program. His long-awaited GARY LUCAS’ FLEISCHEREI: MUSIC FROM MAX FLEISCHER CARTOONS will be released on Cuneiform, February 2016. 

 

JANN KLOSE

Jann Klose is an award-winning pop singer-songwriter, who has released six albums and two EPs. Jann was raised in Kenya, South Africa, Germany, and the United States and now resides in New York City. His music has been streamed over 1,000,000 times online and his new album IN TANDEM feat. collaborations with with Annie Haslam (Renaissance), Karen Zoid, RJ Benjamin, Tamara Dey, Ziyon (Liquideep), Peter Gabriel, Tlale Makhene, James Stewart (The Usual), Larry Beckett (Tim Buckley) is now available via Gallo Record Company / Sheer Sound. Jann is an ambassador for Desmond Tutu’s Tutudesk campaign. 

Jann’s most recent solo album, MOSAIC featuring ‘Make It Better’ entered the Roots Rock charts at #22 and won three 2014 Independent Music Awards. The single ‘Make It Better’ is featured on the Billboard Top 10 charting compilation album ‘Action Moves People United.’  The record also made the first round of the 2014 Grammys® in the categories Pop Vocal Album and Album Of The Year.

His voice is featured in the movie ‘Greetings From Tim Buckley’ (Universal) as the voice of Tim Buckley starring Penn Badgley and Imogen Poots. His songs have been heard on the Grammy® nominated ‘Healthy Food For Thought’ compilation as well as MTV Cribs and movies ‘Dead Broke’ (Warner Bros) featuring Paul Sorvino and ‘A Venue For The End Of The World’ (BrinkVision) featuring Dick Cavett and Ian Anderson. Most recently Jann scored the music for the award-winning short ‘The Beauty of Disaster.’

He has performed as an actor and singer in touring companies of Broadway musicals, including ‘Jesus Christ Superstar,’ ‘Jekyll & Hyde,’ and ‘The Who’s Tommy.’ In 2005, the off-Broadway production ‘Moonlight Interior,’ a musical based on Klose’s music, premiered in New York City.

Jann Klose has periodically collaborated with members of classical rock group Renaissance and tours regularly in the U.S., Europe, Africa and Asia. He has worked with a wide range of artists including Pat Benatar, John Oates of Hall and Oates, Suzanne Vega, Paula Cole, Annie Haslam, Ann & Liz Callaway, Gary Lucas, Brett Dennen, Rusted Root, Vonda Shepard, Ben Taylor, RJ Benjamin, Karen Zoid, Tamara Day, ZIYON (Liquideep), Shekhinah, Amanda Black, Majozi, Jeffrey Gaines, Bret Michaels, Rosanne Cash, The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn, Marty Stuart (Johnny Cash), The Yardbirds’ Jim McCarty, Pete Seeger and Les Paul.


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