Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
1 Dixon Ln, Tarrytown, NY 10591
For over four decades Gene Perla has been a leader in the jazz world as a bassist, educator and the owner of two record labels. Perla played bass with Woody Herman's Orchestra, the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, Sarah Vaughan, Elvin Jones and Sonny Rollins. In the mid-1970s Perla formed the PM (Perla Music) label and a little later also ran Plug. Perla formed the group Stone Alliance in 1975. In the years since Perla has remained active as both a bassist and as a jazz educator. Now you can see him live, with his quartet, at Jazz Forum in Tarrytown.