Bruce Gregori

Bruce Gregori, an American jazz and virtuoso guitarist, has performed for more than 30 years, dazzling audiences with his soul and feel approach to guitar.

Bruce Gregori has performed "non-stop" shows throughout the United States and North America, Europe, and The Mediterranean on some of the greatest event stages graced by a multitude of major international recording artists and entertainers. He has not been short on inspiration in his musical direction. In his early teens, Bruce was invited to play at one of Massachusetts' oldest jazz institutions, Theodore's, with the legendary Billy Arnold and Taj Mahal. Shortly after, he was invited to play and study with jazz legend Jackie McLean. As Bruce states, "Jackie, was the greatest musician, not to mention person, I have ever had the honor of meeting. Every time I was with Jackie he would always say, don't forget to keep the music alive."   

With the music relationship Bruce developed in Hartford, CT, with Jackie McLean, he was able to attend HARTT School of Music and reunited once again with Jackie and later jazz pianist Jaki Byard. Throughout his time there he had the honor of playing with the great drummer and percussionist Al Lepak.

Bruce went on to hold multiple standing performances at the acclaimed Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, which helped him launch into the second phase of his professional career working as a session player, recording contractor, and later live performance guitarist within a multitude of musical genres. Bruce is an accomplished band leader as well as integrator, improviser, and steward of both modern and traditional jazz.

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