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Jazz Duo at Ray's. Be sure to check out Gary Motley and trumpeter Gordon Vernick at Ray's In The City from 6-10 PM. See calendar below for dates. No cover.


Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. Jazz meets the classics as the Gary Motley Quartet teams with the Vega String Quartet for a series of concerts at the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival on July 21-24. The event will also feature the premier of a new work for all eight players by Gary Motley.


Motley and Goines at Churchill Grounds. Be sure to catch Gary Motley with saxophonist Victor Goines at the Whisper Room at Churchill Grounds on August 4-5. Motley and Goines will be joined by bassist Tommy Sauter and drummer Che Marshall. Goines is a member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Sets begin at 9:00 PM.


Motley joins the ASO for ClarinetFest® 2006. The University of Georgia and the University of South Carolina are proud to be official co-sponsors of the annual convention of the International Clarinet Association. ClarinetFest® 2006 will be housed at the world class Omni Hotel in downtown Atlanta which is connected to the CNN news world headquarters. The artist roster will feature performers from all corners of the world, and festivities will include an evening with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. The festival (August 12-14) will also feature concerts by the Gary Motley Jazz Trio and Maia String Quartet in residence. The Gary Motley Trio will perform with Ron Odrich, Buddy DeFranco, Andy Firth, Sergio Santos and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.


ROA Jazz Vespers and CD Release. Gary Motley and vocalist Veronica Tate will  host the Fall Jazz Vespers Service at Rock of Ages Lutheran Church on Sunday, September 17th 5:30 PM. The event will also celebrate the release of the new ROA Vespers CD. The recording features Motley and Tate along with Gordon Vernick, E.J. Hughes, Neal Starkey, Clay Hulet and special guest Victor Goines. The event is free to the public.


ACJC Jazz Vespers. Gary motley will join Dwight Andrews and the Atlanta Community Jazz Chorus for their annual jazz vespers service on September 30th at 7:00 PM. The event will be held in the Hickman Center at Morris Brown College, located at 715 Martin Luther King Drive. The event is free to the public.


New CD Now Available. It's been three years since the release of Keypers, the 2002 trio recording by pianist Gary Motley. Motley's latest effort, Everything I Love features vocalist Veronica Tate, bassist Neal Starkey and drummer Clay Hulet. The project also includes bassist Paul Keller and drummer Pete Siers. Motley, Keller and Siers received national acclaim for their performances on Russell Malone's Black Butterfly. Now available at CD


Calendar updated weekly. 


See itinerary below for additional dates...

June 2006

  • 6/4 St. Paul's Episcopal Church w/ Joe Jennings
  • 6/4 Hillside Presbyterian Church w/ Dwight Andrews and the ACJC 
  • 6/7 The Mark w/ The Gordon Vernick Quartet
  • 6/10 Whisper Room at Churchill Grounds w/ Gwen Hughes
  • 6/11 Whisper Room at Churchill Grounds w/ Gwen Hughes
  • 6/17 Ray's In The City w/ Gordon Vernick
  • 6/18 ACJC Jazz Vespers at the High Museum
  • 6/21 Rialto Theatre Noon Concert w/ Gordon Vernick
  • 6/21 The Mark w/ The Gordon Vernick Quartet
  • 6/23 Churchill Grounds w/ Zach Grady
  • 6/24 Churchill Grounds w/ Zach Grady
  • 6/25 ROA Luthera Church w/ Victor Goines
  • 6/29 Ray's In The City w/ Gordon Vernick


July 2006

  • 7/19 Rialto Theatre Noon Concert w/ Gordon Vernick
  • 7/19 Ray's In The City w/ Gordon Vernick  
  • 7/21 Highlands Chamber Music Festival w/ the Vega String Quartet
  • 7/22 Highlands Chamber Music Festival w/the Vega String Quartet
  • 7/26 The Mark w/ Gordon Vernick


August 2006

  • 8/4 Churchill Grounds w/ Victor Goines
  • 8/5 Churchill Grounds w/ Victor Goines
  • 8/10 International Clarinet Festival w/ Ron Odrich
  • 8/11 International Clarinet Festival w/ Buddy DeFranco
  • 8/12 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra w/ Andy Firth and Sergio Santos
  • 8/19 Killer Creek w/ Veronica Tate

September 2006

  • 9/7 The Elbert Theater w/ Evita Cobo
  • 9/17 ROA Jazz Vespers w/ Veronica Tate
  • 9/30 ACJC Jazz Vespers w/ Dwight Andrews 

Gary with Dwight Andrews and the Vega String Quartet


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