Gerry Joe Weise among the Top 10 Australian Guitarists in 2018
2018 album "Live and Lost in the Netherlands", live album.
2018 single "Manic Depression (Jimi Tribe), mixed mastered at Electric Lady Studios NYC.
2017 album "Laon Blues Festival", recorded live in France.
2016 album "Blues Gone Wild", voted number 1 Best Australian Blues Rock Album at the Australian Blues Rock Magazine.
2016 single "Blue Concerto for Orchestra (Slide Guitar and Violin)", Gerry Joe Weise (composer) plays guitar, violin and piano; recorded in Sydney with the St Peters Orchestra and Choir.
The last ten years have been significant for Gerry Joe Weise. After signing with Chicago based record label Blues Breaking Records USA, in 2008, and re-releasing former albums.
The year 2009 saw his new opus "Blues Down Under", which met with critical success, that led to numerous tours of the USA and Europe.
In 2010 he opened for Robert Cray and Buddy Guy in the USA, and added to the European and USA tours: Hawaii, Polynesia, Fiji, Tahiti, Poland, North Africa and New Zealand.
The year 2012 had again tours of the USA and Europe, while adding to that year's tour list; Russia, Lithuania and Belarus. During the same year, the definitive Gerry Joe Weise live album "Live and Proud", a compilation of his best live tracks appeared, which was well received by the critics.
2014 release "Stormy Sydney, 20th Anniversary", celebrating 20 years as a solo recording artist. After the February album launch, he embarked on a tour of Vietnam, Australia including the Broadbeach Blues Festival QLD, on a USA tour culminating at the Gardenstock Festival with band member Juma Sultan (Jimi Hendrix, Woodstock 69) in Dixon IL. A stopover in Fiji, over to Europe organized by Sony, then back to Australia again.
The album "Blues Gone Wild", released in 2016. 12 songs (including 3 songs in concert), with 28 musicians featuring Juma Sultan on percussion. Recorded in the USA, Australia, France, Switzerland, by Blues Breaking Records USA. The album was voted number 1 Best Australian Blues Rock Album by the Australian Blues Rock Magazine website, both from the Critic's Choice and the Reader's Selection.
In July 2017, the live album titled "Laon Blues Festival" was released, it was recorded in concert at the Maison des Arts et Loisirs, in Laon, France. In September 2017, they were one of the headlining bands along with legendary Chain, at the Mitchell Creek Rock 'n' Blues Festival, in Queensland, Australia.
by Gerry Joe Weise.
Released by Blues Breaking Records.
Dobro Steel and Knives Tour, January and February 2019.