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Greg Ruby and Friends
Greg Ruby
Dec 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall
Asheville, NC

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$15 Advance / $15 Door

Doors 5PM :: Show 7:00PM

General Admission :: Seated Show with a limited number of tables available with dinner reservations. Please call 828-575-2737 for reservations.
Music : Genre: Acoustic,Jazz,Swing/Ragtime,World
Greg Ruby | 7:00 PM
Seattle-based guitarist and composer Greg Ruby plays diverse styles of vintage jazz. Described as “truly hot jazz” by Vintage Guitar Magazine, his CD, Look Both Ways, celebrating the 100th birthday of guitarist Django Reinhardt and featuring 12 original compositions, reached #1 on the Roots Music Report's jazz chart.

Greg currently leads The Greg Ruby Quartet, a Hot Club jazz group dedicated to all-original compositions; collaborates with New York and New Orleans musicians in The Rhythm Runners, a Prohibition-era dance band; plays Valse musette and European café jazz with Bric-a-brac Trio; and is a member of The Post Alley Ramblers, an old school New Orleans jazz quartet.

A former member of Pearl Django, Greg has toured throughout the United States, Canada and Europe and appeared at the prestigious Django Reinhardt Festival in Samois-sur-seine, France. As founding member of Hot Club Sandwich, Greg can be heard on all the band’s recordings and produced their 2010 release, And If Only, featuring legendary vocalist Dan Hicks. Greg’s compositions have been heard on television and documentaries including NBC’s Parks and Recreation. He’s published the Pearl Django Play-Along Book Vol.1 through Djangobooks.com and is completing a play-along CD/book on the swing guitar mastery of Oscar Aleman.