Elmer Gibson

Elmer Gibson

Elmer Gibson began his studies of piano with Irwin Gelber and trumpet with Sigmund Herring of the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Settlement School of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Since the mid '60s, Gibson has been writing, arranging, and performing music around the world with some of jazz's finest musicians. When not playing with his own group, he's been performing and recording with many local and nationally known jazz artists. Gibson has toured the U.S. performing at the Newport Jazz Festival, the Berkeley Jazz Festival, the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston SC, the San Jose Music Festival, the Pleasure Island Jazz, Blues and Seafood Festival in NC, Bel Cher Festival in Asheville NC, and The New Bern Jazz and Blues Festival in New Bern, NC.

Articles by Elmer Gibson:

Herbie Hancock at UNC: That's Why It's Called "Jazz"

Jazz Review by Elmer Gibson,  March 22, 2012

Avante - Contemporary Vocal Jazz

Jazz, Vocal Ensemble Review by Elmer Gibson,  January 28, 2012

Reflections: Oh the Irony!

Music Feature by Elmer Gibson,  February 1, 2011

Completely at Home in the Stream: Salmon is a Jumpin'

Jazz Media Review by Elmer Gibson,  January 1, 2011