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CLEAR LIGHT ENSEMBLE

Gary Kelly—bassist, composer, and educator— performs and records with his group One World Quartet in the U.S. and Europe.

He has performed with jazz artists: The Ed Palermo, Tom Pierson and Tim Ouimette Big Bands as well as Leroy Jenkins Group. 

In world music he has performed with Indian Kathak/Jazz Tap group Ka-Tap Ensemble, featuring Indian musicians Ramesh Mishra and Samir Chattergee; 

as well as recording with Hindustani slide guitar virtuoso Debashish Battacharya. 

He has also performed extensively in the U.S. and Europe with Persian artists Hayedeh, Dariush Eghbali, and others. 

In the world of pop, he has performed with The Mama's and Papa's, Jimmy Buffett, & Martha and the Vandella's to name a few. 

He currently lives in the Hudson Valley and has performed here with Neil Alexander, David Rothenberg, Lindsey Webster, 

Brian Conigliaro Consort, and The Clear Light Ensemble.

Gary is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and has taught at The Drummer's Collective, The College of St. Rose, 

Siena College, and Universita della Musica in Rome, Italy.