Gideon King & City Blog

The jam community has long been a haven for those artists looking to explore the boundaries of traditional music genres. When you think of jam bands, there's often the image of prolonged solos, spontaneous improvisations, and a merging of diverse influences. But today, there's a broader range of artists being embraced by this community, artists who while not strictly adhering to the traditional 'jam’ format, are still contributing to its expansive evolution. Enter Gideon King & City Blog (GKCB).

On the heels of OffBeat Magazine’s premiere of their latest single “Silent Sirens,” the NYC collective Gideon King & City Blog have released a performance video for the song, which OffBeat called “boldly vibrant, yet oddly calming…like walking do

Gideon King & City Blog continue their remarkable sonic evolution with ‘Love Knot,’ a dazzling, three-song EP due out on May 29th.  Hinting at everything from Seal and Lianne La Havas to Stevie Wonder and Steely Dan, the collection is both sophisticated and accessible, weaving its way through unexpected changes with lush arrangements and addictive hooks that blur the lines between jazz, rock, folk, and soul.

Gideon King & City Blog are a jazz-rock fusion project that have become fixtures in the NYC music scene over the last few years. Much like Steely Dan (both in sound and set-up), King leads the band as songwriter and guitarist while inviting a rotating cast of top musicians to join. In just a few years the band has gone from playing small clubs to venues like Brooklyn Bowl, City Winery, and Joe's Pub, and their last album featured artists like John Scofield, Marc Broussard, and Grace Weber.

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