Gerald Hicks Music – New Project

Check out the record store. Just published a new product, “Love For Sale”. Part of the big band collection. Artwork by Heli KanKainen

Jim Wilpula, saxes; Mike Upchurch, trombones; Gerald Hicks, trumpets; Bob Mervak, piano; Takashi Iio, bass; Adam James, drums.

Love For Sale


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Jerry in the trumpet section of the Gary Greenfelder Orchestra Tonight

Gary Greenfelder Orchestra is back at THE CASTLE (43785 N Gratiot Ave, Clinton Township, MI 48036, 586 493-9910) thisTHURSDAY NIGHT [MAY 16th,  7 – 10PM].

Please join us for our return to The Castle on Thursday!  We always had alot of fun there and the patrons helped to make that happen!

We will have Jen Jones and Pete Tocco singing with us only for this first engagement back at The Castle!
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Jerry with Gary Greenfelder Orchestra in Lapeer


Saturday, May 11th, 7:30 – 9:30pm


172 W. Nepessing St

Lapeer, MI 48446

(810) 664-4824

Ticket info:

Google Maps,+Lapeer,+MI+48446&geocode=&hl=en&mra=ls&sll=43.054742,-83.310402&sspn=0.012481,0.038409&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=15


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Jerry with Gary Greenfelder Orchestra Tonight!

Club 54

E side of Van Dyke just north of 16mi Rd.

7p – 10p

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Jerry in trumpet section of Gary Greenfelder Orchestra

Gary Greenfelder Orchestra is performing at the First Baptist Church of Birmingham on Sunday April 21st (5 – 7pm). Freewill donations for the concert are accepted.

First Baptist Church of Birmingham

300 Willits (at the corner of Willits and Bates)

Birmingham, MI

(248) 644-0550

Parking behind the church is free

Kiddie Corner from Mitchell’s Fish Market


This year’s concert theme is Los Angeles Big Band Arrangers, also featuring Jennifer Jones and Peter Tocco on vocals. Los Angeles arrangers featured in the show include include: Tom Kubis, Patrick Williams and Bill Holman.

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In process recording session – some more

A jazz septet (that means 7 of us 🙂 ). A real rough mix that isn’t complete yet. Thought you might like to follow the project along.

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Joe Chila – Drums, Gwen McPhee – Bass, Glenn Tucker – Piano, Jim Wilpula – Bari Sax, Eric Lundquist – Tenor and Alto Sax, Mike Upchurch – Trombone, Gerald Hicks – Trumpet


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In process recording session

We are working on a septet jazz project. Here is a link to a incomplete real rough mix of a tune called “Jazz Goes To Siwash”.

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Andrew Nichols – Tenor Sax, Jim Wilpula – Bari Sax, Andy Lloyd – Bass, Miguel Gutierrez – Drums, Terry Kimura – Trombone, Phil Kelly – Piano, Gerald Hicks – trumpet.


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