Highlighting the phenomenal Work of Musicians

Piano Day Montreal wishes to acknowledge the work of accomplished musicians that dedicated their life to sharing music in their communities. 

Special Guest

Alan Gerber

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Alan Gerber was a founding member of Elektra Records recording group, "Rhinoceros". A multi-instrumentalist: Piano, guitars (acoustic and electric slide), fiddle, button accordion, vocalist and composer. Appeared with Bob Dylan, BB King, Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, John Lee Hooker, Sonny Terry/Brownie McGee and many others. Live show has a blues/folk feel to it. Learn more about Alan Gerber's new album at www.alangerbersongs.com 


    "The synergy of Alan Gerber is a complex concoction difficult to explain. Without question, Alan is greater than the sum of his parts, and when combined and on display for a mesmerized and awestruck audience, you can fully understand Alan Gerber in the flesh! Alan is a seasoned pro, a master-class of how to take years of honing your craft and a million plus miles of live performances to reach this level. Within the first 30 seconds of a live Alan Gerber show the audience is hooked, completely! As a songwriter, storyteller, musician, performer and personality, it is a marvel of engineering, the perfect storm. Alan has produced an impressive catalog of musical gems, which I encourage you to acquire but I beg you to experience a live performance....then you will know the synergy of Alan Gerber!"

      -Terry Whalen, Artistic Director of Whalen's Barn Concert Series, Miramichi, NB


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Four Riders, a song from Alan's new CD, "somewhere in between", has been chosen by Steve Van Zandt ( Bruce Springsteen's guitarist, actor, known for roles in The Sopranos & Lilyhammer, host of syndicated radio show, Little Steven's Underground Garage) as "Coolest Song In The World" and was playing in heavy rotation all summer. Here is a link to the new video of the song:   https://youtu.be/VKM3rVjgVjA