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Anthony Geraci and the HipNotics Featuring: Dennis Brennan, Willie J. Laws Michael Mudcat Ward, Osi Brathwaite City Winery Boston
80 Beverly Street
Boston, MA
May 26, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
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Pianist/Hammond Organist Anthony Geraci has a long history in the

American Blues Community. He is an original member of Sugar Ray and

the Bluetones and Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters. He has toured with

Otis Rush, Big Mama Thorton, Big Joe Turner, J.B. Hutto, Big Walter

Horton, Chuck Berry and Jimmy Rodgers to name just a few. He has

backed up blues legends Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, as well as

rock legends such as Van Morrison, J. Geils, Peter Wolf, Steve Miller and

has been a “Blues Brother” with Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi, and John

Goodman. Anthony was a member of the original House Of Blues

(Cambridge, MA) Blue Monday Band where he also backed many touring

blues musicians including Little Milton, Jr. Wells and a then unknown Keb’

Mo. His latest recording Fifty Shades Of Blue (Delta Groove) earned three

2016 Blues Music Awards nominations including Album of the Year,

Traditional Album of the Year, Song of the Year for the title track. Anthony

has been nominated for the prestigious Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of

the Year from the Blues Music Awards/Blues Foundation Memphis, TN for

the last two years-2016/2017. He has received a Grammy nomination for

Super Harps I (Telarc) that features Charlie Musselwhite, James Cotton,

Billy Branch and Sugar Ray Norcia. Anthony has also been featured on

more then 40 recordings. He has recorded with Blues Pioneers Big Walter

Horton, John Brim, and Big Jack Johnson. Modern Blues Artists he has

recorded with include Debbie Davies, Kenny Neal, Sugaray Rayford, Duke

Robillard, Ronnie Earl and Sugar Ray and the Bluetones. Anthony has an

undergraduate degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA,

and Masters of Arts Degree from Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY

with a concentration in Jazz studies.

Anthony Geraci and the HipNotics Featuring: Dennis Brennan, Willie J. Laws Michael Mudcat Ward, Osi Brathwaite