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Jerry Bergonzi, Chris McCarthy at the Lily Pad, 10/20/14

Jerry Bergonzi, Chris McCarthy at the Lily Pad, 10/20/14

John Clayton and Bruce Gertz

John Clayton and Bruce Gertz

Great new Venue in Worcester called Electric Haze

Great new Venue in Worcester called Electric Haze

Jerry Bergonzi, Austin McMahan, Bruce Gertz as the Bruce Gertz Trio at Electric Haze in Worcester, MA Feb. 2016

Jerry Bergonzi, Austin McMahan, Bruce Gertz as the Bruce Gertz Trio at Electric Haze in Worcester, MA Feb. 2016

BG&Jim Stinnett, 2014 NHBF
Eva!
Bich St. Bistro 2014
Birch St. 12/14
Barcelona 2014
Nick Goumas Qt. 10/14
Grenadier, Bergonzi, Garzone PBS 8/14
Spire Art Cntr. 6/2014
2015 ISB proposal
Reverbnation Top 100

Luther Gray at the Lily Pad

Bruce Gertz and Jerry Bergonzi 1986

Bruce Gertz and Jerry Bergonzi 1986

BG with Gene Perla

George Schuller, BG, Jerry Bergonzi, Tim Ray

Luther Gray, Jerry Bergonzi, BG, George Garzone, Gabriel Guerrero

Phil Grenadier, Jerry Bergonzi, Chris McCarthy, BG, Karen Kocharyan

Russell Hoffmann 2014, Keene State College

Scott Mullet, Sheila Jordon, Austin Williams, Keene State College, 2014

Phil McGowan, Sahara Club 2014

John Baboian, Steve Marvin, Sahara Club, 2014

Russ Hoffmann, Austin Williams, Sheila Jordan, BG, Scott Mullet at the Pressroom, Portsmaouth, NH

Russ, Sheila, Bruce, Pressroom, Portsmouth, NH

Mark Walker at Haim Pickholtz recording session 2014, POBS Studios, Westwood, MA

Juliette Willoughby, Jon Wheatley, BG, Lancaster, MA 2014

JEN Conference, Dallas, TX 2014

Jerry Bergonzi, Ken Certvenka, at PBS Studios, Westwood, MA 2014

Jerry, Ken, Haim

Bruce, Haim, Mark, PBS Studios, 2014

Pickholz session-3

Bruce Gertz Trio, Tim Miller, BG, Austin McMahon, August, 2014 at Hyde Park Jazz Festival 

Bruce Gertz in Manchester, NH 2014. Smoke detectors engaged and forced to evacuate club

Photo by Buddy Dearant, Sahara club, Methuen, MA 2013

Photo by Buddy Dearant, Sahara club, Methuen, MA 2013

Jerry Bergonzi, Bruce Gertz, George Garzone, Luther Gray, Gabriel Guerrero, Anybody Home Session at PBS Studio

Jerry Bergonzi, Bruce Gertz, George Garzone, Luther Gray, Gabriel Guerrero, Anybody Home Session at PBS Studio

Ken Cervenka 2013 

Ken Cervenka 2013 

2014 Gertz's 1880's Czek Bass Top of the Hub 2014

2014 Gertz's 1880's Czek Bass Top of the Hub 2014

Rochester, NY June 2013 http://isbworldoffice.com http://isbconvention.com photo by C.Tyrone Allen

Rochester, NY June 2013 http://isbworldoffice.com http://isbconvention.com photo by C.Tyrone Allen

BG outside club in Manchester, NH after smoke detectors went off during the bass solo. LOL

BG outside club in Manchester, NH after smoke detectors went off during the bass solo. LOL

From the CD Bruce Gertz Quintet, Bruce Gertz, Jerry Bergonzi, Ken Cervenka, Gabriel Guerrero, Tim Horner, Bruce Gertz

Above Artwork by Ruby Gertz

Bruce Gertz Quintet Live at the I.A.J.E. convention, Boston 1994 with Jerry Bergonzi, Mick Goodrick, Joey Calderazzo and George Schuller. performing PROTON by Bruce Gertz
Glad You're Hear by Bruce Gertz Bruce Gertz - bass Bill Mays - piano Tim Froncek - drums This is on Bruce's new CD, Open Mind For more information: http://isbworldoffice.com http://isbconvention.com
1994 Bass&Drum Duet
Photo by Nicole Goodhue 2008 for local newspaper

Photo by Nicole Goodhue 2008 for local newspaper

Manchester, NH 2014, Save the bass from the axes

Manchester, NH 2014, Save the bass from the axes

Nice tail piece

Nice tail piece

Partial Discography Open Mind Jazz, Double Time Jazz, Evidence Music and RAM Records

Partial Discography Open Mind Jazz, Double Time Jazz, Evidence Music and RAM Records

Trio-Now, Steve Hunt, Bruce Gertz and Jack Diefendorf 2014

Trio-Now, Steve Hunt, Bruce Gertz and Jack Diefendorf 2014

Jimmy Cameron and Jerry Bergonzi 2014, Acton Jazz Cafe

Jimmy Cameron and Jerry Bergonzi 2014, Acton Jazz Cafe

Austin McMahon, Phil Grenadier, George Garzone Acton Jazz Cafe, 2013

Austin McMahon, Phil Grenadier, George Garzone Acton Jazz Cafe, 2013

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Nick Goumas, Photo by Buddy Dearent

Bob Gullotti and Bruce Gertz 1989 Melbourne, Australia

Bob Gullotti and Bruce Gertz 1989 Melbourne, Australia

Jerry Bergonzi, Gabriel Guerrero, George Garzone at PBS 201`3

Jerry Bergonzi, Gabriel Guerrero, George Garzone at PBS 201`3

Nick Goumas and Ken Cervenka 2013

Nick Goumas and Ken Cervenka 2013

Peter Kontrimas at PBS

Peter Kontrimas at PBS

Please come and share our energy.

Please come and share our energy.

BG Rochester, NY June 2013

BG Rochester, NY June 2013

TRIO-NOW 2014

TRIO-NOW 2014

Phil Grenadier Acton 2014

Phil Grenadier Acton 2014

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Jack Connley Trio

Kevin Driscoll, Jack Connley, BG

New solo bass record of Bruce Gertz

New solo bass record of Bruce Gertz

Copyright 2014 - Open Mind Jazz/Bruce Gertz

The next two pieces are solo bas

Probe and Love Secrets areperformed on the Kolstein, Lafaro Bussetto bass using 2 high end microphones

John Abercrombie, Jerry Bergonzi, Joey Calderazzo, Adam Nussbaum, Bruce Gertz

Brand New and killing!

Brand New and killing!

1994 RAM Records of Italy. 

1994 RAM Records of Italy. 

1994 RAM Records of Italy