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       John Gilmore
   Vocals and Piano

 

 
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John Gilmore is a vocalist-pianist whose career spans 35 years.  Originally from Southern California, John comes from a musical family, his father having been a record producer and his mother a big-band vocalist.

While majoring in music at UCLA, John won First Prize in the Frank Sinatra Awards, Pop Vocal Category.  John worked in the Los Angeles area from 1974 though 1991 as an entertainer and band leader.  His clients included the late Merv Griffin, Billy Crystal, and Kenny Rogers to name a few.

As a solo act, he appeared at the world-renowned Jimmy's Restaurant in Beverly Hills, a six-year engagement where he performed regularly for such notable customers as Frank Sinatra, Bob Newhart, Natalie Cole, Stevie Wonder, and many others.

Also an accomplished voice-over artist, John has been heard on many commercials and was the spokesperson for the Oldsmobile Dealers of Southern California.  From 1991 through 1995, John starred in a television commercial for Henry Weinhard beer, playing a character, "Tex Velvet".


Since moving to Portland in 1992, John as performed solo and in small group settings at such venues as the Heathman Hotel, the Benson Hotel, Portland City Grill, Wilf's Restaurant and Bar, the Oswego Lake House, Arrivederci!, the Riverview Restaurant, The Foundry, and at numerous social events and corporate functions throughout the Portland area.

John's debut CD, "For My Father & Frank" is a tribute to Frank Sinatra and John's dad, Voyle Gilmore, who was Sinatra's record producer from 1953 - 1958.

 

John also performs with Dennis Costi's band.

 

 

 

 

John Gilmore is a vocalist-pianist whose musical career spans 35 years.

 

Originally from Southern California, John comes from a musical family, his father

 

having been a record producer and his mother a big-band vocalist.  While

 

majoring in music at UCLA, John won First Prize in the Frank Sinatra Awards,

 

Pop Vocal category.  John worked in the Los Angeles area from 1974 through

 

1991 as an entertainer and band leader.  His clients included Merv Griffin, Billy

 

Crystal and Kenny Rogers, to name a few.  As a solo act, he appeared at the

 

world-renowned Jimmy’s Restaurant in Beverly Hills, a six-year engagement

 

where he performed regularly for such notable customers as Frank Sinatra, Bob

 

Newhart, Natalie Cole, Stevie Wonder and many others.  Also an accomplished

 

voice-over artist, John has been heard on many commercials and was the

 

spokesperson for the Oldsmobile Dealers of Southern California.  From 1991

 

through 1995 John starred in a television commercial for Henry Weinhard beer,

 

playing the character “Tex Velvet.”  Since moving to Portland in 1992, John has

 

performed solo and in group settings at such venues as the Heathman Hotel, the

 

Benson Hotel, Portland City Grill, Wilf’s Restaurant and Bar, the Oswego Lake

 

House, Arrivederci!, the Riverview Restaurant and at numerous social events and

 

corporate functions throughout the Portland area.  John’s debut CD, “For My

 

Father & Frank,” is a tribute to Frank Sinatra and John’s dad, Voyle Gilmore, who

 

was Sinatra’s record producer from 1953 to 1958.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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