Legendary bassist Eddie Gómez will be going on a brief 10-day tour in Mexico from November 25th through December 5th. Gómez will be touring with his trio including Stefan Karlsson on piano and Rodrigo Villanueva on drums.
Eddie’s impressive resumé includes performances with jazz giants such as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Evans, Gerry Mulligan, Benny Goodman, Buck Clayton, Marian McPartland, Paul Bley, Wayne Shorter, Jeremy Steig, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams, Chick Corea and Carli Muñoz. Time lauded: “Eddie Gómez has the world on his strings”. Eddie Gómez would spend a total of eleven years with Bill Evans Trio which included performances throughout the United States, Europe, and the Orient, as well as dozens of recordings. Two of the Trio’s recordings won Grammy awards. In addition, he was a member of the Manhattan Jazz Quintet.
His career mainly consists of working as an accompanist, a position suited for his quick reflexes and flexibility.
In addition to working as a studio musician for many famous jazz musicians, he has recorded as a leader for Columbia Records, Projazz and Stretch. Most of his recent recordings as a leader, are co-led by jazz pianist Mark Kramer.
You can pick up Gómez’s 2006 release Art of the Heart which features music popularized by Johnny Mathis, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole performed and arranged by the legendary bassist Eddie Gómez and the brilliant pianist Mark Kramer.
The tour dates include:
- 11/25/2009 – Tuxtla Gutierrez
- 11/28/2009 – San Miguel De Allende
- 11/30/2009 – Xalapa
- 12/01/2009 – Xalapa
- 12/02/2009 – Xalapa
- 12/03/2009 – Cuernavaca
- 12/04/2009 – Mexico City
- 12/05/2009 – Mexico City