UNH Traditional Jazz Series: Gray Sargent Trio
Friday, February 03, 2023 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Paul Creative Arts Center Johnson Theatre
Gray Sargent is a musician’s musician having recorded and toured with some of the most recognized names in the music industry. He played with Illinois Jacquet on and off between 1975 and 1990, and began working with Dave McKenna in the early 1980s, with whom he would work well into the 1990s. He has performed and/or recorded with Benny Carter, Arnett Cobb, Scott Hamilton, Herb Pomeroy, Chuck Riggs, Buddy Tate, Frank Wess, Bob Wilber, Phil Woods, and Tony Bennett, among others. Sargent was a member of the Tony Bennett Quartet for 24 years, from 1997 to 2021, including Bennett's final performances with Lady Gaga.