GG Amos

GG Amos

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World class guitarist and singer GG Amos fronts her top notch West Coast Blues trio The GG3. Focusing on original blues, r&b & soul jazz, GG & her group also breathe new life into choice covers. She is a riveting performer with a distinctive, expressive style.

Biography

Originally from Sacramento, CA, GG is now based in San Francisco. Her main guitar influences include Carlos Santana, Johnny 'Guitar' Watson, Magic Sam, and Kenny Burrell. As a vocalist, her influences have been many but says she learned more about expression, timing and phrasing from the great Louis Armstrong than any other singer. She is a top notch entertainer and songwriter creating a buzz wherever she performs.

GG has appeared with such legends as John Lee Hooker, Guitar Shorty, Jimmy McCracklin, Lowell Fulson, Johnnie Heartsman, Karen Lawrence and Duffy Bishop. She's shared bills with the great KokoTaylor, Sista Monica, Elvin Bishop and Tower of Power vocalist Lenny Williams to name a few.

GG's trio, the GG3 play their unique brand of West Coast style blues, r&b and soul jazz.
GG fronts the group on vocals and guitar, Taki Komori delivers sizzling keyboard solos and bass, and keeping the band pulsing is veteran drummer Rick Taylor. You'll hear everything from classic to contemporary, from originals to choice covers. This is a small tasty combo with a dynamic sound! A saxophonist can be added to the trio upon request.

GG and her band have extensive experience performing at Special events, Weddings, Private Parties of all types, Festivals and Clubs. As a trio, The GG3 can give your event a big sound, alot of variety, music for dancing or listening, and at an economical cost.

Please see 'Calendar' for recent performances.

Other notable appearances>>

California State Fair - Sacramento, CA

Jazz On The Waterfront Festival- Stockton, CA

Campaign fundraiser for Attorney General Jerry Brown - Sacramento, CA

Grattan School Fun Fest - San Francisco, CA

Valhalla Music Festival - South Lake Tahoe

The Chieftain Irish Pub - San Francisco, CA

TOAST Restaurant - Granite Bay, CA

Workspace Ltd. Art Gallery - San Francisco, CA

Lucille’s BBQ - Rocklin, CA

Cool Breeze Festival - Sacramento, CA

Lake Almanor Summer Concert - Lake Almanor, CA

Bridges on the River Restaurant - Sacramento, CA

Albuquerque Blues Festival - New Mexico

Breckenridge Blues Festival - Colorado

Dusk 'Til Dawn Festival - Oklahoma

Discography

CD - "Gotts Ta Go" released 1997
available at CD Baby, singles available at iTunes

CD received airplay in North & South America, Europe and Australia.

Please see 'Press' for reviews & quotes.

Track Listing:

Half Pint A Whisky
You Belong To Me
Come On
When The Sun Goes Down
Slide It
Trace Of You
What Have I Done Wrong
You Can Stay (But The Noise Must Go)

GG is currently in production with 4 new original singles. 'West Coast' single release due soon.

Set List

Can perform one or two 50 - 90 minute sets
or two to three 45 min. sets.

Example of a 2 set program>

Set 1.

Tell Me (GG Amos)
Blue Light Boogie (Louis Jordan)
Comes Easy Goes Easy (Ida Cox)
Baby I Love You (Aretha)
West Coast (GG Amos)
In My Life (Beatles)
Amour Cherie (Johnny Heartsman)
Fever (Little Willie John)
Right Now (GG Amos)
Out of Your League (GG Amos)

Set 2.

Romance In the Dark (Lil Green)
Why Does Love (GG Amos)
Come Down w/ the Blues (GG Amos)
Dangerous Days (GG Amos)
Content Under Pressure (GG Amos)
Feels Like Rain (John Hiatt)
Feels So Good (I Wanna Boogie) (John Lee Hooker)