Gilman photo by Michele Cantarelli
The GilManricks Duo will release their self titled
CD in April 2017.
Sri Lankan/Portuguese Australian born saxophonist/composer Jacam
Manricks began studying piano at age 5 and the alto saxophone
at 9. His
formal musical training continued in New York in 2001, culminating with
a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Manhattan School of
Music in 2007.
He has released five CDs as a leader, featuring such musicians as
Ben Monder, Tyshawn Sorey, Gary Versace, Scott Wendholt, Alan Ferber,
Adam Rogers, Matt Wilson, Kevin Hays, and Ari Hoenig.
He has performed with Ray Charles, the Vanguard Orchestra, Jeff 'Tain'
Watts, Dave Liebman, Bob Mintzer, James Morrison, Mike Nock, Ben
Monder, Gary Versace, Tyshawn Sorey, and the Queensland Symphony.
He has taught at the Manhattan School of Music, William Paterson
University, University of Toronto, the New School,
and is currently at UC Davis.
Pianist Joe Gilman teaches at American River
College in Sacramento, CSU
Sacramento, the Brubeck Institute, and the Stanford Jazz Workshop.
He studied at Indiana University, the Eastman School of Music, and the
University of Sarasota.
He has performed with Eddie Harris, Woody Shaw, Marlena Shaw, Richie
Cole, Joe Locke, George Duke, Chris Botti, Eric Alexander, Anthony
Wilson, Nicholas Payton, Russell Malone, Charles McPherson, Wycliffe
Gordon, David "Fathead" Newman, and Slide Hampton, and recorded with
Joe Henderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Frank Morgan, Jeff "Tain" Watts,
Robert Hurst, Tootie Heath, and Larry Grenadier.