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Muilti-Platinum Recording Artist Gerry Velez

It’s a little concert you might have heard of: Woodstock. When Jimi Hendrix took the stage and pointed to the crowd of thousands, sitting right behind him was his percussionist; Gerardo Velez.

 

Since then, Gerardo has performed in virtually every genre and every country, collaborating with artists like David Bowie, Sir Elton John, Nile Rodgers, Duran Duran, Slash, Marc Anthony and everyone from Stevie Wonder to Jessica Simpson. He’s been nominated for 7 Grammy’s. He’s romped through the charts of Billboard.

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Photographing Jimi Hendrix Book

The Full Collection of photographs of Jimi Hendrix by Leonard Eisenberg This 120-page volume captures the man hailed by Rolling Stone as the greatest guitarist of all time, showing him…

Back To Woodstock NYU Talk 2018

Back To Woodstock NYU | Gallatin Talk 2018 Panel discussion at NYU | Gallatin with Dean Susanne L. Wofford and her students and special guests Rona Elliot, Karen Curry, Gerardo…

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