1997 Nicky Gebhard & Gee Fresh – No Cry, Just Music

Nicky Gebhard (born July 5, 1952 in Berlin ) is a German drummer , author , composer , music pedagogue and journalist .

Gebhard began his studies in music in Dortmund ( drums and piano ) in 1971. During this time, he worked as a freelance musician and arranger at the Stadttheater in Dortmund . Gebhard became a drummer in various jazz and rock bands , includingGünther Boas Band , Zoppo Trump , Meyer’s Poporchester and Günter Hoffmann Band .

In 1974, Gebhard moved to the Musikhochschule in Cologne to study with Christoph Caskel. He also worked as a stage musician at the Theater in Cologne, Bochum and as a studiomusician at the WDR . During his studies, he toured Europe with the Wallenstein rock band from 1974 to 1978 and drummed on the album “No more love” in 1976. Other productions followed with the MEKBilk rock theater (Nett und Adrett, 1982) The TV show at ” Bio’s Bahnhof ” in 1981 and the Alex Parche Project (1991).

On his three solo CDs “Gee Fresh” (1996), “No Cry Just Music” (1997) and “Freedom Live” (2008), Nicky collaborates with Steve Lukather , Steve Stevens , Bill Evans and Martin Verdonk . In some documentary films on 3sat , ARTE , BR and WDR , Gebhard’s compositions are used as the film music by the first Gee Fresh production. In 1974, he founded the percussion ensemble Mönchengladbach and remained head of the formation until 1997. As a music journalist and photographer , Gebhard leads more than 200 interviews with drummer-greats in the world for specialist magazines such as drums & percussion , journal, drums , live music artist, batteur, rhythm magazine or drums USA. His interviewees were Elvin Jones , Tony Williams , Mitch Mitchell , Billy Cobham , Vinnie Colaiuta , Terry Bozzio , Chad Wackerman , Omar Hakim , Adam Nussbaum , Simon Phillips and Airto .

Tracks

1  In Salalah (Martin Buschmann; Reimund Eberth; Nicky Gebhard) 01:45
2  Dreamland (Helmut Franke; Nicky Gebhard) 05:01
3  The Tube (Nicky Gebhard) 04:31
4  Captain Körk (Nicky Gebhard) 03:38
5  Stones (Nicky Gebhard) 07:27
6  My Thai Girl (Nicky Gebhard) 05:14
7  Brothers (Nicky Gebhard) 04:04
8  YKSI (Reimund Eberth) 04:52
9  Yapi Yoha (Nicky Gebhard) 05:04
10  Caribbean Pans (Martin Buschmann; Reimund Eberth; Nicky Gebhard) 03:28
1 1 The Story Of Love (Nicky Gebhard) 04:07
12  Jimi Goes Funky (Nicky Gebhard) 05:38
13  No Cry, Just Music (Nicky Gebhard) 01:25

Musicians

1 In Salalah

BassMarco Cancian
DrumsNicky Gebhard
PianoReimund Eberth
SaxMartin Buschmann


2 Dreamland

BassClaus Fischer
DrumsNicky Gebhard
GuitarHowie Franke
Hammond OrganReimund Eberth
KeyboardsNicky Gebhard
PianoNicky Gebhard
SaxBill Evans
PercussionNicky Gebhard


3 The Tube

BassClaus Fischer
DrumsNicky Gebhard
GuitarLutz Kemmerling
Hammond OrganReimund Eberth
MarimbaChristoph Eidens
VibesChristoph Eidens
PercussionNicky Gebhard
PercussionMartin Verdonk


4 Captain Körk

BassJo Langanke
DrumsNicky Gebhard
GuitarChristoph Granderath
KeyboardsReimund Eberth


5 Stones

BassClaus Fischer
DrumsNicky Gebhard
GuitarLutz Kemmerling
Hammond OrganReimund Eberth
SaxDragene Drenski
PercussionMartin Verdonk


6 My Thai Girl

BassJo Langanke
DrumsNicky Gebhard
GuitarLutz Kemmerling
KeyboardsNicky Gebhard
SaxMartin Buschmann
Steel DrumsMartin Buschmann
PercussionNicky Gebhard
PercussionMartin Verdonk


7 Brothers

BassClaus Fischer
DrumsNicky Gebhard
GuitarLutz Kemmerling
SaxDragene Drenski
PercussionMartin Verdonk


8 YKSI

BassClaus Fischer
DrumsNicky Gebhard
GuitarChristoph Granderath
SaxMatthias Erlewein
SaxReimund Eberth
VibesChristoph Eidens
PercussionNicky Gebhard


9 Yapi Yoha

BassClaus Fischer
DrumsNicky Gebhard
GuitarLutz Kemmerling
VibesChristoph Eidens
PercussionMartin Verdonk


10 Caribbean Pans

BassClaus Fischer
DrumsNicky Gebhard
GuitarChristoph Granderath
SaxMartin Buschmann
MarimbaChristoph Eidens
Steel DrumsMartin Buschmann
PercussionMartin Verdonk


11 The Story Of Love

BassNicky Gebhard
DrumsNicky Gebhard
GuitarChristoph Granderath
KeyboardsNicky Gebhard
PianoEric Babak
SaxBill Evans


12 Jimi Goes Funky

BassClaus Fischer
DrumsNicky Gebhard
GuitarLutz Kemmerling
SaxDragene Drenski
PercussionMartin Verdonk


13 No Cry, Just Music

DrumsNicky Gebhard
Guitar (samples)Steve Lukather
Guitar (samples)Steve Stevens
KeyboardsNicky Gebhard
PercussionNicky Gebhard

Liner Notes

Producer – Nicky Gebhard
Mastered By – Reinhard Kobialka
Mixed By – Nicky Gebhard, Reinhard Kobialka
Recorded By – Reinhard Kobialka
Remastered By – Timour Klouche

Photography – Reinhard Kobialka

Pressed By – BOD Berlin Optical Disc
Recorded At – Topaz Studio
Mastered At – Topaz Studio
Remastered At – Nepenthes Mastering