With his Acoustic French String Jazz Band, GEORGE COLE brings the music of the legendary gypsy jazz guitarist, Django Reinhardt, fully into the twenty-first century!
**NEW FOR 2023**
George Cole is an internationally acclaimed,versatile, and multi-talented guitarist / composer / singer / bandleader. He is an award winning Bay Area musician (BAMMIE) who first came to fame as a rock guitarist and expanded his musical palette to encompass the Great American Songbook, gypsy jazz and uptown swing, and his own tasty compositions. His unique, high-energy performances are a salute to Reinhardt, one of the greatest guitar players of all time, with the driving, swinging style known as “hot jazz." George Cole's original compositions, delivered with masterful virtuosity, are what sets this group apart. The George Cole Group engages their audience with outstanding musicianship, excellent songs, and superb arrangements.
Site 15: Monterey Center for Spiritual Living, Conference Center
Times: 9:00—9:30 | 9:45—10:15 | 10:30—11:00