Music PEI - 2015 Musician of the Year

PEI Jazz and Blues - 2015 Doug Riley Artist

Liquid Music ...or how I made my fortune

Deryl Gallant has been involved in the PEI music scene for over 20 years. From garage band beginnings to a classical degree in double bass, Deryl has become a sought after performing, touring, recording, and instructing bassist.

Adept at and happy to play any style of music, most notably he is known as a founding member of the Jive Kings, The Dennis Lee Project, many Charlottetown Festival productions, and Sonny Caulfield’s bassist.

Most recently Deryl has been working with the likes of the Ian Toms Trio, Alan Dowling Trio, Brian Dunn, Amy & Rachel Beck, Meaghan Blanchard, Kelley Mooney , Amanda Jackson Band and more.

Deryl has tracked bass on more than 22 recordings in his career and currently is the classical bass professor at the University of PEI.

You can also find Deryl at where he is happily an active Campus Moderator!
Saturday, October 10, 2015
7:30 PM Evangeline : Sept 14 - Oct 10 @ Confederation Centre Charlottetown, PE, Canada
This year I will be playing bass for the Confederation Centre's production of Evangeline. Returning in September 2015 is the heroic love story, Evangeline. Inspired by Longfellow's famous poem, Evangeline was written and conceived by Ted Dykstra.

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Saturday, October 17, 2015
7:00 PM Winterjazz @ The Pourhouse Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Winterjazz returns with Glen Strickey, Ian Toms, Alan Dowling, & Deryl Gallant. Special Guest TBA

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