Charmed Life on Billboard at #19 after 13 weeks - and still rising!

My svelte and funky track Charmed Life (feat. Bob Baldwin) is still moving up the charts after 13 weeks, #19 on Billboard, and debuted on MediaBase at #38!

This is the third single off my last album Open Invitation, and I have had pretty good exposure so far, with more to come.

I am lucky to have had a half dozen Top 20's on my own, and several (up to Top 5) as featured artist with others.

Buy the Open Invitation downloads or discs here... also at Amazon, iTunes, and CD Baby

Download Charmed Life and booklet here (wav or mp3)  

Check out the video:



Gabriel at Frankie's

I have been thrilled to perform at Frankie's Italian Kitchen several times, under the auspices of Coastal Jazz and Blues and Cory Weeds... thanks!

There is a new date scheduled there for me, Feb 24, 2017, so I hope to see you all come out. My usual A-Team will be on board, including Laurence Mollerup on bass; Joel Fountain on drums, Jason Decouto on piano, and I will be featuring the super sultry Alita Dupray on original and classic tunes. Not to be missed!

Here is what went down in the past, FUNKY and SWINGIN':

GETTING FUNKY ~ LIVE AT FRANKIE'S

UnReal Blues Live at Frankie's  

King James Live at Frankie's  

Starpixie Live at Frankie's

Rockin' The Ribjoint Live at Frankie's  

Let It Slide Live at Frankie's   

Mulberry Street Live at Frankie's


SWINGIN' HARD ~ LIVE AT FRANKIE'S

Night In Tunisia Live at Frankie's 

Driftin'  Live at Frankie's

Recife Live at Frankie's  

Sidewinder Live at Frankie's  

Jazz n Samba Live at Frankie's 

I Love You Live at Frankie's

Bags Groove Live at Frankie's   

Your Saturday Hideaway

Saturday (tonight) is a cozy haven for you and me at 7 pm at Ten Ten Tapas (1010 Beach ave on the seawall), perfect for this type of somber weekend!
They have a new, highly experienced Chef, Rodrigo Fereira (see images below), who has created a new menu, which returns Ten Ten to their roots as a tapas place, with 15 new featured tapas. Any group of 6 or more mentioning they heard about this promotion receives a complimentary Welcome Drink for everyone in the party (Ten Ten's signature Dry Prosecco, grapefruit and bitters). Last Saturday Lisa Dunn AND her City Soul Choir came in and sang - what a party with them all- and Alita Dupray also graced the stage. Come on down singers!        BTW, FREE PARKING! 

Hope to see you there, and LET'S MAKE LIVE MUSIC GREAT AGAIN! (It worked for him lol)

Chef Rodrigo
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 ciao 4 niao,

Gabriel  

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Long Weekend Music Alert!



It will be a doubly somber weekend and relatively laid back period,  Friday is a rest day, so make the most of it....

With Remembrance Day on Friday, you can stay out later on Thursday and will also be rested for Saturday and Sunday.
So here is the plan:

Thursday,  tonight, come down to the Fairview Pub (898 Broadway) for a 7 pm NOLA show (NOLA= New Orleans, La). Steve Ranta and Loren Etkin will be on board and I welcome singers, guitarists, horn players and others to sit in. See what I mean: 

Friday, take some time for family and to reflect on the horrors of war. Pay respect to those who served. We are lucky to have not experienced war firsthand in most of our lifetimes, so count your blessings. Here is my video with my original tune Come Back Home to help you visualize: 

Saturday is a cozy haven for me and you 7 pm at Ten Ten Tapas (1010 Beach ave on the seawall). perfect for this type of weekend It is pretty exciting there as of late!
They have a new highly experienced Chef, Rodrigo Fereira (see images below), who has created a new menu, which returns Ten Ten to their roots as a tapas place, with 15 new featured tapas. Any group of 6 or more mentioning they heard about this promotion receives a complimentary Welcome Drink for everyone in the party (Ten Ten's signature Dry Prosecco, grapefruit and bitters). Last Saturday Lisa Dunn AND her City Soul Choir came in and sang - what a party with them all- and Alita Dupray also graced the stage. BTW, FREE PARKING! 

Sunday, the Sylvia Hotel 7 pm jazz jam continues (Beach Ave @ Gilford)! Last week we had four singers, two guitarists, a harmonica player, a drummer, and another horn player, and a bassist, so come on down! The prime rib is fantastic. Lisa Dunn rocked the house!

Hope to see you there, and LET'S MAKE LIVE MUSIC GREAT AGAIN! (It worked for him lol)















Chef Rodrigo

​Last Week's Halloween Prohibition Party

Charmed Life Moves Up the Billboard Charts to #24....

Well, I am getting some action it seems! It can be a slow arc, but also can be long lasting exposure...

My tune Charmed Life from 'Open Invitation' finally cracked the Billboard charts, debuting at #28, and is now at #24.

A lot of credit goes to co-composer and producer Lew Laing Jr., who helped make this tune a hit, with his hip production skills and in-the-pocket playing. Bob Baldwin delivers a concise yet playful solo...

We are off and running, this will be my seventh Billboard hit, following Rockin' The Ribjoint, Starpixie, Lock It Up, Ready When You Are, Propulsion, and a two top fives as featured artist on Bob Baldwin's Seabreeze and Chameleon 3000....

Check out the reviews from the likes of Randy Brecker and more!

Here is the new interactive video for Charmed Life!