For almost 40-years pianist, Hammond organist and composer Anthony Geraci has played behind some of the most influential blues musicians of the 20th century. He is an original member of both Sugar Ray & the Bluetones and Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters, and has been recognized for his contributions on numerous albums by nominations from both the Blues Music Awards and the Grammys.

Anthony Nominated for "Outstanding Keyboard Player" 2018 from Living Blues Magazine.

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Anthony Geraci Receives 2018 Blues Music Award Nomination for the Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of the Year Award 

Anthony Geraci is heading to Memphis, TN to attend the 39th Annual Blues Music Awards where he has been nominated in the category of Instrumentalist - Pinetop Perkins Piano Player.   This event brings together Blues performers, industry representatives, and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in Blues recordings and performances from the previous year. The BMAs are generally recognized as the highest honor given to blues musicians and are awarded by vote of Blues Foundation members. 

The annual Blues Music Awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018 in the Grand Ballroom at the Memphis Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, TN. 

For details and a complete schedule of BMA activities see The Blues Foundation website.

In the Studio - Anthony Wraps Up Recording

Set for a Summer 2018 release date is a new follow up recording to the critically acclaimed Fifty Shades Of Blues. The new recording features all original compositions by Anthony and features a who's who of great blues musicians - Ronnie Earl, Kid Ramos, Monster Mike Welch guitars; Sugar Ray Rayford, Sugar Ray Norcia, Michelle "Evil Gal" Willson, Brian Templeton, Willie J. Laws, Dennis Brennan-vocals, Willie J. Campbell, Michael Mudcat Ward bass, Jimi Bott, Marty Richards and Neil Gouvin drums.

Be on the lookout for Why Did You Have To Go on Shining Stone Records!

Anthony Geraci Named Piano Instructor For the 9th Annual Pinetop Perkins Workshop Experience

For the past nine years, the Pinetop Perkins Foundation has focused on offering world-class musicians to lead their Master Class Workshop Experience held in Clarksdale, MS each June. The 2018 Workshop Experience will be no exception. 

Anthony Geraci, a 2016, 2017 and 2018 Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of the Year Award nominee, will be leading the piano workshop. Anthony brings extensive experience to the workshop, having played with many blues legends. 

The Foundation’s Master Class Workshop Experience takes place on the grounds of the historic Hopson Plantation and the Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, the cradle of the blues in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, and runs from June 12-15, 2018. During this time participants will take in a total delta experience which begins with a BBQ meet and greet on Tuesday evening, nightly jams at the Hopson Commissary, and a final show featuring all workshop participants at the famous Ground Zero Blues Club co-owned by Morgan Freeman and Clarksdale Mayor Bill Luckett. 

Complete information can be found at The Pinetop Perkins Foundation website.

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