Flip Shoemaker & Neil Wyms in Concert
Venue: Green's Grill and Sushi Bar, Blacksburg
Organizations: Flip Shoemaker, Neal Wyms
Date: Friday, February 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 - 11:00 PM
Event Types: Music
Cost: Free
Description:
Green's Grill and Sushi Bar presents the Jazz and funk of Flip Shoemaker and Neal Wyms in concert on Friday, February 16, 2018.

Flip is a New River Valley based musician performing contemporary Jazz and other genres as both a solo artist and performing in duos and groups.

Flip played on René Croan's (now René Marie) Grammy-nominated CD Renaissance in 1999, and has also recorded with Mel Torme. He is featured on records with Fantasy and with Riverside. He has performed at the Clearwater Jazz Festival with Vintage Brass and has done concerts with Ramsey Lewis, Desi Arnez, Nat Adderly, Eartha Kit, and John Davidson. He played a regular Monday Night gig for a while with Ira Sullavan.

Flip has conducted improvisation clinics at Hillsborough Jr. College and Radford University. He recorded the CD to accompany Burt Numeyer's Guitar method book and has been giving private music instruction for over 30 years, but his primary work is as a free-lance jazz guitarist and bassist.

Link: http://www.peckmanjazz.com/bios/FLIP.HTM

Neal Wyms is a blues extraordinaire and multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter who hails from the musical enclaves of Southwest Virginia who has performed professionally for most of his life. His past work included his presence as a bassist with such artists Speech of Arrested Development, William Bell and the legendary Clarence Carter.

While his musical stylings are varied, he is currently focusing his career as a blues artist. Self taught, he plays all the instruments and sings all vocals on his recorded works to date. Neal's blues influiences are Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, Lightning Hopkins, ElmoreJames and Keb Mo among others.

Links:

https://www.facebook.com/nealwymsmuzik/
https://www.reverbnation.com/nealwyms
https://www.youtube.com/user/nealrae/videos

There is no cover charge however tips are encouraged for the musicians.

For more information, visit: http://www.greensgrillsushibar.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/greensushibar or call 540-961-2020.
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