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DICK GRATTON - GUITARIST

PHOTO GALLERY

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Christmas, 1952 - With my sister Barbara and recordings by Les Paul - the guitarist that started it all.






June, 1958 - The first group - at the Steel Pier in Atlantic City NJ with Vince, Skip and Johnny.






Thanksgiving Evening, 1960 - On the USS Intrepid CVA11 - Augusta Bay Sicily Variety Show with Gravely Johnson - the only rebel I ever knew that played rock & roll!! (as reported in the ship's bi-monthly newspaper in December 1960)






Winter, 1984 - The Second Group, with Rich and Paul. These guys did it all!






Quartet Vibrations! Getting into the unusual and the bizarre - Randy on vibes, Mark on drums and Jim on bass - superb musicians.






August 22, 1998 - The Trenton Jazz Festival. Main stage at Waterfront Park - Quartet Vibrations (plus two).








January 13, 2002 - At the annual American Federation Of Musicians Of Trenton Dinner engagement with Rich on drums and Ron (not shown) on bass





August 23, 2003 at Delaware Water Gap - with John Coates Jr. - an outstanding musician





John at the piano - one of the very best





April 18, 2006 - Dick with outstanding jazz guitarist Gene Bertoncini at the Princeton Club - New York City





June 4, 2006 - The Jazz Cafe at the Trenton NJ Heritage Days Festival - with Dennis Szabo on bass - Dick Lincoln on vibes - Rich Gerster on drums





June 9, 2007 - The Bordentown Yacht Club Fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina victims in New Orleans LA - with Jim McDonough, Alan Bergman and Dick Lincoln








June 2, 2010 - An evening at Spigola Restaurant in Hamilton NJ with jazz vocalist Linda Lee








February 12, 2011 - The Jazz & Blues Showcase Concert in Medford Lakes NJ





February 25, 2012 - The Wagon Shed Concert - solo guitar - New Freedom PA





Mother's Day - May 13, 2012 - Hamilton Township Azalea Festival - with jazz vocalist Linda Lee





July 29, 2013 - The occasional jazz sessions with pianist Pat Marcella and fellow guitarist John Shaffer - Jacksonville FL





October 19, 2013 - solo guitar at the Crafts In The Meadow Festival - Tyler Park - Newtown PA





September 14, 2014 - Hamilton Township Septemberfest - Hamilton NJ - with jazz vocalist Linda Lee





December 3, 2015 - The original Dick Gratton Jazz Group - after a 27 year break - at the Alchemist & Barrister Restaurant & Pub - Princeton NJ





December 20, 2015 - Solo performance of "The Christmas Song" at Ernie White's annual Christmas benefit show - Cedar Gardens Banquet Hall - Hamilton NJ





April 6, 2016 - Jazz & Sushi night - solo guitar at Trenton Social Restaurant & Pub - Trenton NJ



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