Mr. T-Bone (I) and The Clerks 2. Freedom Sounds Festival - Gebäude 9, Köln 03. Mai 2014 - Mr. T-Bone (I)
Gigi De Gaspari, a.k.a. Mr. T-Bone, is a trombone player and singer
with a very long musical career. Beginning in the late 1980′s in Italy
he established himself as a top trombone player in the international Ska
and Reggae scene.
Mr. T-Bone meets Tommy Tornado and The Clerks
For this year’s Freedom Sounds Festival, Mr. T-Bone will perform with
Cologne’s very own The Clerks and reunite with old friend, Tommy
Tornado. This dream team of musicians will put on a spectacular Ska show
featuring old classics as well as brand new material they have been
working on together. This promises to be a true festival highlight!
His style and musicianship led to performances and tours throughout Europe, the USA, and Japan playing with such artists as Derrick Morgan, Willie Williams, Mikey Dread, New York Ska Jazz Ensemble, David Hillyard and the Rocksteady 7, Victor Rice, The Slackers, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, The Toasters, The Trojans, The Caroloregians, Dr. Ring Ding, Eastern Standard Time, Casino Royale, The Bluebeaters, Africa Unite, and many, many others.
Discs, Films and Lions
Mr. T-Bone is currently a proud member of the Rocksteady Seven, a Ska
& Reggae combo led by The Slackers’ sax player, David Hillyard. Mr.
T-Bone has toured both the United States and Europe performing in the
As a band leader, Mr. T-Bone has released eight
albums: That’s It (2002), Mr. T-Bone Sees America (2004), Strictly Live
(2007), Heroes (2008), I Do Dub (2010), and Mr. T-Bone & Friends –
Instrumental Session Vol.1 (2010), Nothing To Lose (2011) The Best of
Mr.T-Bone (2012). All of his albums have been released and are
distributed in the USA, Canada, Europe, and Japan. He also works as a
composer, with several Italian film soundtracks to his credit as well as
commercial music for TV advertisements broadcasted in Italy, the USA,
Canada, and Puerto Rico. In 2006 Mr. T-Bone founded his own band named
Mr. T-Bone & the Young Lions. With this group he released two albums
(Heroes, Nothing to lose) and toured all over Europe.
In October 2010 he released his first instrumental album, called Mr. T-Bone & Friends – Instrumental Session Vol. 1 on Chicago’s Jump Up Records. The recording featured many great artists Gigi invited to record with him, such as David Hillyard (The Slackers), Kincaid Smith (Hepcat), Larry McDonald (The Rocksteady 7), Roger Rivas (The Aggrolites), Tommy Tornado (Rude Rich and the High Notes), King Django, and many others.
Quelle: Freedom Sounds Festival
Mr. T-Bone & The Clerks 2. Freedom Sounds Festival - Köln 03. Mai 2014
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