Kevin Gilbert (musician)

Kevin Gilbert
Kevin Matthew Gilbert (November 20, 1966 – May 18, 1996) was an American songwriter, musician, composer, producer and collaborator.wikipedia
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Patrick Leonard

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Producer Patrick Leonard was impressed with Gilbert's performance at the competition and invited him to join him in forming a new band which became Toy Matinee.
He was half of the art-pop group Toy Matinee with Kevin Gilbert and Third Matinee with Richard Page.

Toy Matinee

Producer Patrick Leonard was impressed with Gilbert's performance at the competition and invited him to join him in forming a new band which became Toy Matinee.
Toy Matinee was formed by producer/composer/keyboardist Patrick Leonard in collaboration with singer/lyricist/multi-instrumentalist Kevin Gilbert.

Tuesday Night Music Club

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Gilbert introduced his then-girlfriend Sheryl Crow to Bottrell and his fellow Club musicians and the sessions allowed Crow to workshop new material, leading to the recording of her breakthrough debut album, Tuesday Night Music Club.
However, the album gained attention after the success of the third single, "All I Wanna Do," based on the Wyn Cooper poem "Fun" and co-written by David Baerwald, Bill Bottrell, Sheryl Crow, and Kevin Gilbert.

Sheryl Crow

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Gilbert introduced his then-girlfriend Sheryl Crow to Bottrell and his fellow Club musicians and the sessions allowed Crow to workshop new material, leading to the recording of her breakthrough debut album, Tuesday Night Music Club.
She then began dating Kevin Gilbert and joined him in an ad hoc group of musicians known to themselves as the "Tuesday Music Club."

Junípero Serra High School (San Mateo, California)

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Kevin Matthew Gilbert was born in Sacramento, California on November 20, 1966, later living in Scotch Plains, New Jersey and San Mateo, California, where he attended Abbott Middle School and Junipero Serra High School.

Thud (album)

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Gilbert continued to work in television and movie soundtracks, studio sessions, production, and eventually released his first solo album Thud (1995) as well as partially reforming Giraffe to perform the Genesis double album The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway at Progfest '94.
Thud is the first studio album by the rock artist Kevin Gilbert.

Bill Bottrell

Later, Gilbert was part of the songwriting collective "The Tuesday Music Club" that met at producer Bill Bottrell's studio in Pasadena, California.
He has also worked with many other artists, including David Baerwald, Alisha's Attic, Five for Fighting, Rosanne Cash, Lisa Germano, Kevin Gilbert, Jasun Martz, Tom Petty, Rusted Root, Ben Jelen, Toy Matinee and Annie Stela.

The Shaming of the True

Gilbert's second solo album, The Shaming of the True, (2000) was also released posthumously.
The Shaming of the True is a rock opera by Kevin Gilbert.

Brian MacLeod (U.S. musician)

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Crow later acrimoniously split with most of the musicians in the collective and only producer Bottrell and drummer Brian MacLeod were involved in her follow-up album.
He has performed with many other artists, including Madonna, Leonard Cohen, Tears For Fears, Seal, Chris Isaak, Melissa Etheridge, Pink, Christina Aguilera, Kevin Gilbert, Jewel, Stevie Nicks, Ziggy Marley, Tina Turner, Roger Waters, Rosanne Cash, Sara Bareilles, Dr. Zwig, The The, John Hiatt, & Grace Slick.

Nick D'Virgilio

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The album was largely incomplete, but Gilbert's estate asked Nick D'Virgilio (a former member of Thud, the Giraffe Progfest '94 gig, Spock's Beard drummer and close friend of Gilbert's) and producer/engineer John Cuniberti to complete it, based upon the extant tapes and the album planning notes left by Gilbert.
In 1994, D'Virgilio joined Kevin Gilbert's reformed band Giraffe for a one-off performance of the Genesis piece "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway" at Progfest '94.

All I Wanna Do (Sheryl Crow song)

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Gilbert co-wrote many of the songs on that album, including 1995 Grammy Record of the Year "All I Wanna Do".
"All I Wanna Do" is a song performed by Sheryl Crow and written by Wyn Cooper, Sheryl Crow, David Baerwald, Bill Bottrell and Kevin Gilbert, with lyrics adapted from Cooper's 1987 poem "Fun".

Nuts (album)

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In October 2009, three new works were released; Nuts and Bolts (collectively a body of mostly unreleased songs and mixes, released as two individual CD albums) and Welcome to Joytown – Thud: Live at The Troubadour, a DVD/CD which expanded on the original 1999 release.
Nuts is an album by Kevin Gilbert, which was released posthumously in 2009.

Live at the Troubadour (Kevin Gilbert & Thud)

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Live at the Troubadour is a live album by Kevin Gilbert & Thud (Gilbert's touring band).

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He has worked with Keith Emerson (including on 1995's Changing States and in 2006-2016 was featured in the Keith Emerson Band), Ronnie Montrose, Glenn Hughes (on Addiction (produced, co-written and performed), The Way It Is, 1999, also playing keyboards), David Coverdale (late 2000 live band) and Kevin Gilbert (Toy Matinee live band).

The Rubinoos

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Coincidentally, shortly after Gilbert's death, his manager, Jon Rubin of The Rubinoos, was contacted by Genesis's management to arrange an audition.
Their success led to the end of The Rubinoos sabbatical and a new album, Paleophonic (1999), produced by Kevin Gilbert.

No Reasons Given

No Reasons Given is an album by Kevin Gilbert and Jason Hubbard released in 1984 (See 1984 in music).

Bolts (album)

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In October 2009, three new works were released; Nuts and Bolts (collectively a body of mostly unreleased songs and mixes, released as two individual CD albums) and Welcome to Joytown – Thud: Live at The Troubadour, a DVD/CD which expanded on the original 1999 release.
Bolts is an album by Kevin Gilbert, which was released posthumously in 2009.

Erotic asphyxiation

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Gilbert died at age 29 in Los Angeles from apparent autoerotic asphyxiation.

Sacramento, California

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Kevin Matthew Gilbert was born in Sacramento, California on November 20, 1966, later living in Scotch Plains, New Jersey and San Mateo, California, where he attended Abbott Middle School and Junipero Serra High School.

Scotch Plains, New Jersey

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Kevin Matthew Gilbert was born in Sacramento, California on November 20, 1966, later living in Scotch Plains, New Jersey and San Mateo, California, where he attended Abbott Middle School and Junipero Serra High School.

San Mateo, California

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Kevin Matthew Gilbert was born in Sacramento, California on November 20, 1966, later living in Scotch Plains, New Jersey and San Mateo, California, where he attended Abbott Middle School and Junipero Serra High School.

Eddie Money

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He toured with Eddie Money before winning the 1988 Yamaha SOUNDCHECK International Rock Music Competition with his progressive rock group Giraffe.

Madonna (entertainer)

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During this time, Gilbert worked on the projects of several established pop musicians, including Madonna, Michael Jackson, and Keith Emerson, acting as producer for the latter's album Changing States.

Michael Jackson

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During this time, Gilbert worked on the projects of several established pop musicians, including Madonna, Michael Jackson, and Keith Emerson, acting as producer for the latter's album Changing States.

Keith Emerson

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During this time, Gilbert worked on the projects of several established pop musicians, including Madonna, Michael Jackson, and Keith Emerson, acting as producer for the latter's album Changing States.