Prior to August 30th, 2017, "Doing Jazz" was known as "Doing Art".
Gil Defay plays the trumpet/flugelhorn, and is a multi-instrumentalist. His musical expressions are sure to satisfy whatever today’s musical palette may need. His styles range from jazz, funk, soul, R&B, gospel, to the world music styles of Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil, The Afro Caribbean, Latin America, Africa and more. Individually or as part of a unit he’s performed, participated, recorded, toured and shared the stage with: Mariah Carey, Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill, Luke James, Melanie Fiona, Eric Benet, Al B. Sure, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lopez, Jason Derulo, Magic, R5, Fifth Harmony, A Great Big World, Maren Morris, Fred Hammond, Donnie McCklurkin, Tye Tribbett, Cece Winans, Bebe Winans, Hezekiah Walker, John P. Kee, Kim Burrell, The Great Late Rev. Timothy Wright, Youthful Praise, Judith Christie McAllister, Martha Munizzi, Wynton Marsalis, Nicholas Payton, Tito Puente, Jimmy Heath, Jimmy Cobb, George Cables, Kenny Barron, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Joey DeFrancesco, Randy Brecker, John Patitucci, Arturo O’Farrill, The Metropolitan Gospel Big Band and more.