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Lonnie Gasperini
In the early 70's, Lonnie toured with the group Cannabis, but played gospel, blues and jazz across the country. He grooved night club goers from coast to coast. As well he accompanied vocalists like Joe Lee Wilson, Percy Sledge, Lavern Sims and many others.
As the founder of Jazz Artists Workshops, a non-profit corporation, Lonnie hosted student sessions throughout the New England area.
Lonnie continued the organ tradition of Jimmy Smith, Lonnie Smith, Jimmy McGriff, Charles Earland, Jack McDuff and Richard Groove Holmes. He died in June 2024.
contact: lonnie@organjazz.net
homepage: www.organjazz.net


Turn Up The Gas
Key Click Records KCR 199
recorded December 1997 in USA
Lonnie Gasperini, Hammond organ
Lavern Sims, vocals
Art Hazard, bariton sax
Broc Dechristopher, guitar
Mark Teixera, percussions
Duke Robillard's World Full Of Blues
Stony Plain Records SPCD 1323
recorded December 2006 to January 2007
Duke Robillard, guitar, vocals
Gordon Sax Beadle, tenor sax
Doug James, tenor sax, baritone sax, bass clarinet, harmonica
Scott Aruda, trumpet
Al Basile, cornet
Fred Bates, guitar
John Packer, guitar
Paul Kolesnikow, guitar
Bruce Bears, Hammond organ, piano
Lonnie Gasperini, Hammond organ
Sugar Ray Norcia, harmonica
Tim Taylor, harmonica
Marty Ballou, bass
John Packer, bass
Mark Teixeira, drums
North Beach Blues
Doodlin Records DR-004
recorded 2007 in USA
Lonnie Gasperini, organ
Masami Ishikawa, guitar
Mark Teixera, drums

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MP3 "Keep Talkin'", from the album "North Beach Blues"
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