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JANE GETTER BAND BIO
Jane Getter is one of the most exciting guitarist/composers on the scene today. She has played in the Saturday Night Live Band and has toured, recorded and played with many great artists including Jack McDuff, Return To Forever's Lenny White, Allman Brother's Jaimoe, The Roots, Ursala Dudziak, Michal Urbaniak, etc.
Keyboardist Adam Holzman has toured and recorded with the biggest names in jazz and funk. He was musical director and keyboardist for Miles Davis in the 80's, has played in the bands of Chaka Kahn, Grover Washington, Jr, Wayne Shorter and Steps Ahead, His own band Brave New World tours every year in Europe to sell out crowds.
Bassist James Genus can be seen every Sat. night in the Saturday Night Live band. He has also toured and recorded with many greats including Chick Corea, The Brecker Brothers, Branford Marsalis, and Bob James.
Drummer Anton Fig has played in the David Letterman Band since it's inception in 1986. He has also played with everyone from Mick Jagger to Bob Dylan, Paul Simon to Al Kooper, Eric Clapton to Madonna, Brian Wilson to Randy Brecker. etc.
JANE GETTER BIO
Jane Getter is one of the most exciting and innovative
guitarist/composers on the scene today. Early in her career she toured
with legendary organist Jack McDuff, which provided invaluable
training ground as did stints with Joe Lovano, Richie Beirach, Kenny
Barron, Jack Wilkins, and many others.
Her composing talents received attention when she won the ASCAP
Gershwin Award for Music for Theater or Dance ('93). She then teamed
up with writing partner Lenny White (drummer from Return To Forever).
They co-wrote Urbanator's smooth jazz hit "Hopscotch", along with
other compositions which were recorded on White's CD's Present Tense
and Acoustic Masters. At this time she recorded and toured with
Michal Urbaniak's band Urbanator featuring Kenny Garrett, Tom Browne
and Lenny White. She then received widespread exposure playing in the
Saturday Night Live Band.
Jane has appeared in Guitar Player Magazine various times with her
featured interview in 2006 and with her instructional articles in the "Sessions"
section. They have described her as "the fieriest fretboarding female ever to strap on a Stratocaster". Her debut CD on Lipstick Records, titled Jane, continues to receive
worldwidecritical acclaim. Her band, The Jane Getter Band consists of a stellar
crew of New York's finest - James Genus, Adam Holzman, Keith Carlock,
Abdou M'boup and vocalist Thulani and can be seen playing in the the
New York City area and touring the U.S. They recently opened for
guitar legend Allan Holdsworth in NYC's BB Kings Blues Club. Her 2nd
CD titled See Jane Run was released in 2005 on Alternity Records, the
home of Allan Holdsworth.
Jane continues to perform, tour and record with many other great
artists such as THe Roots The Jam, Jaimoe (Allman Brothers Band drummer), Ursala Dudziak,
Kenny Garrett, Regina Carter, Richard Bona, etc. Recently she has been performing
with her own trio in festivals in Europe and the States, including Warsaw's Guitar City
and the San Francisico Jazz Festival.
Her most recent CD release (2009) is a special guitar duet project entitled "Secret
Code" with guitarist Bruce Arnold on "Muse Eek". Her 3rd release "three" will be coming out in the fall of 2010.