Garry and Diane Kvistad with 22-time Grammy® award-winning jazz legend, pianist and composer, Chick Corea.
Garry is good friends with the incomparable Jack DeJohnette, a Grammy® award-winning drummer. Little known fact: Jack has performed at all the Drum Boogie Festivals.
Garry and Diane with Grammy® award-winning jazz vibraphonist Gary Burton
Garry with seven-time Grammy® winner Paul Winter. An artist-in-residence at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in NYC, the saxophonist uses his music to build bridges between spirituality and the environment. One of the earliest exponent’s of world music, Winter has pioneered a new genre of “earth music,” interweaving classical, jazz and world music elements with voices from what he calls “the greatest symphony of the earth.”
Garry and the amazing Philippe Petit. A high-wire artist best known for his high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City (August 7, 1974), Petit is also adept at equestrianism, juggling, fencing, carpentry, rock-climbing, and bullfighting.
Garry with classmates from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he received his undergraduate degree.
NEXUS performing at the Maverick Theater in Woodstock, NY.
This wonderful shot of NEXUS Percussion was taken while touring Japan in 2010.
NEXUS Percussion, standing in front of Woodstock Chimes headquarters building in the beautiful Hudson Valley.