GilManricks Duo

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.