JUST PLAY IS A BROADCAST AND WEBISODE SERIES ABOUT GLOBAL UNITY, CREATIVITY AND FREEDOM AS EXPRESSED BY INTERNATIONAL MUSICIANS IN 6 COUNTRIES.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - MATT GERAGHTY
MUSIC and CONTENT PRODUCER - ZÉ LUIS
MATT GERAGHTY, Executive Producer, Bass, Content strategist
Executive Producer Matt Geraghty is well established within the NYC music scene as a bassist and composer, regularly presenting his original blend of world music jazz groove at the Blue Note, Smalls and the Iridium. Matt’s most recent album Trade Winds Cuba produced and engineered by Zé Luis Oliveira made the initial round for Grammy consideration in the Latin Jazz category featuring over 100 of the top artists from Cuba.
ZÉ LUIS, MUSIC & CONTENT Producer, Sax, Flute
Since 2013, Zé Luis Oliveira has had an integral role to the Just Play series, initially as a consultant and playing for MGP21, and then producing, recording, mixing and playing sax and flute on the series in New York, New Orleans, San Juan and Cuba. His work producing the album Trade Winds Cuba garnered recognition in the first round of the 2015 Grammys including consideration for best improvised jazz solo by Zé. He is a multi-Grammy nominated artist who became famous in Brazil in the 1980's performing and recording with Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa, Tania Maria and Cazuza.