Marty Grebb

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Marty Grebb
Birth name Martin Joseph Grebb[1]
Born (1945-09-02) September 2, 1945 (age 71)
Origin Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genres Rock
Instruments
Years active 1965 – present
Associated acts The Band, The Rick Danko Band, The Weight, Chicago, The Buckinghams, Bonnie Raitt

Martin Joseph "Marty" Grebb[1] (born September 2, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, United States) is an American keyboardist, guitarist, saxophonist, and is also a music producer and an arranger who has worked with musicians such as Bill Payne, Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton, Etta James, and Leon Russell.[2]

Early life[edit]

Marty Grebb was born and raised in Chicago. He began studying music after his eighth birthday. His early interest in music can be attributed to his father, Harry, who was a saxophonist and played in the big-band era, both on the roads and in the clubs of Chicago. However, Marty chose piano as his first instrument, turning to saxophone only two years later.[3]

Career[edit]

In 1966, a local band, The Buckinghams, required the services of a keyboardist, and Marty Grebb was asked to team up with them. Around this time, the band members were introduced to James William Guercio, a former bassist and road manager for Chad & Jeremy who found them a management contract with Ebbins-Guercio Associates. The band went on to have six top-ten national selling singles and three top twenty albums with Marty Grebb for Columbia Records.[3]

Solo discography[edit]

  • Smooth Sailin' (1999)
  • High Steppin (2009)

Albums featuring Marty Grebb[edit]

Here is a complete list of his discography:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Marty Grebb Discography at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-08-13. 
  2. ^ "Marty Grebb | Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-08-13. 
  3. ^ a b "Marty Grebb Biography". Hammondb3.com. 1945-09-02. Retrieved 2014-08-13.