Posts Tagged ‘Gilly’s Jazz Club’

Six months removed from a robbery and brutal attack at his downtown Dayton club, Gerald “Jerry” Gillotti said he’s getting closer to returning to Gilly’s, the haven for jazz and blues lovers.

Source: Gilly’s owner recovering, mulling retirement

Dayton police detectives are investigating a robbery and attack at Gilly’s Jazz in Dayton.About 4 p.

Source: Gilly’s Jazz owner injured in robbery | Dayton News | www.mydaytondailynews.com

High 5 Riot - Urban Chaos at GillysUrban Chaos ensued when High 5 Riot and friends seized Gilly’s Jazz Club for a near sold out show! The night included a diverse line-up that included Michigan’s Red Stone Souls, the smooth country sounds of The Kelly Crank Band, rock & rollers Wicked Fixx, and of course High 5 Riot!

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Sharon Lane

Sharon Lane

The Sharon Lane Album Project Fundraiser

On Saturday, April 4 family, friends and fans gathered at Gilly’s Jazz Club to show their love and appreciation to Sharon Lane. Lane’s musical DNA is woven throughout Dayton’s music scene, so when word got out that she was looking to record again, people were more than willing to show their support for one of Dayton’s musical icons!

Sharon has been itching to get back into the studio for some time. Her last album called “Gigs Up” released in 2000 was an instant classic with tunes like “Back Alley Serenade,” “Bus Station,” and “Rattlesnake”. Sharon and I have talked several times over the years about her return to the studio, but she was never able to make the leap. I mentioned Sharon’s desire for a new album to Paula Ashcraft, owner of All Nighter Recording Studio, who immediately offered to help out with the project. We discussed several options on how to get the project off the ground, one being a fundraiser to help with the cost of the CD. (more…)