Albert & Gage
We have been waiting for this show a very long time, and now here it comes. This is going to be a spectacular show with an absolutely awesome duo.
After releasing two albums with Red Willow Band, he embarked on a lengthy stint as a sideman, moving to Tulsa, Oklahoma to play piano with Roy Clark for eight years, appearing on The Tonight Show (Johnny Carson) and Hee Haw, as well as accompanying Clark on a 1988 tour of the Soviet Union.
Gage moved to Austin in the early 90's, and after a brief theme park stint as musical director became band leader for Jimmie Dale Gilmore (playing guitar and piano) for three years, with performances on The Tonight Show (Jay Leno), Conan O'Brien, and at such esteemed venues as Carnegie Hall and The Royal Albert Hall.
An in-demand studio musician and producer, Gage produces the recordings of Albert and Gage as well as other artists, plays lead guitar with Texas legend Jerry Jeff Walker and hosts a popular Monday night hang at Donn's Depot in Austin, Texas.
Christine Albert has released four independent albums including the "TEXAFRANCE" trilogy, bilingual tributes to her European heritage and love of the French chanson. Her 1995 CD, "Underneath The Lone Star Sky" on Antone's/dos Records, climbed into the top twenty on the national Americana radio chart. She has appeared on Austin City Limits and The Texas Connection, written and performed her own "Don't Mess With Texas" ad and was featured in the popular Bluebell Ice Cream television commercial.
In 1996 Christine was voted female vocalist of the year at the Kerrville Music Awards. Originally from upstate New York and later Santa Fe, New Mexico, Christine moved to Austin, Texas in 1982. A committed community activist, she was co-founder of the Austin Songwriters Group and has served on the board of NARAS and The Austin Rape Crisis Center. Through her work on behalf of fellow sexual assault survivors, she has been a spokesperson for SafePlace and produced three successful fundraising concerts for the organization.
Christine is cofounder/president of "Swan Songs", a non-profit that fulfills musical last wishes by organizing private concerts for individuals with a terminal illness. Ms. Albert also currently serves as a Trustee on the National Board of Trustees of The Recording Academy.
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