High Gravity Stage at the Taproom at Sierra Nevada Mills River, NC 6pm to 8:30pm - Free Show
The Page Brothers are co-led by guitarist Andy Page and bassist Zack Page. Utilizing a rotating line-up of the finest musicians in Western NC, the group keeps a busy performance schedule in the Southeast. Performing together for over 30 years, the twins’ music-making has brought them to all 50 U.S. states, Canada, Europe, Japan, Australia, and South America. Collectively they have had the good fortune to perform with notable jazz artists such as Phil Woods, Tony Monaco, Billy Higgins, Delfeayo Marsalis, Babik Reinhardt and many others.
The Page Brothers’ Sierra Nevada show marks the first performance featuring the talents of drummer Jeff Sipe and keyboardist Mike Runyon, and will draw from the catalog of jazz-rock/fusion pioneers. Expect several tunes from Jeff Beck’s iconic “Blow by Blow” album and music by Pat Metheny, John Scofield, Chick Corea, Michael Brecker, Kurt Rosenwinkel, and John McLaughlin.
Acclaimed drummer Jeff Sipe has performed extensively with a wide array of artists including Col. Bruce Hampton, Jimmy Herring, Leftover Salmon, Jeff Coffin, Keller Williams, Warren Haynes and many others. Widely recognized for his drumming proficiency in multiple styles, Sipe brings his technical virtuosity, a solid groove, and creative flair to every playing opportunity.
Keyboardist Mike Runyon performs regularly throughout the region with Metaphonia, the Broadcast, Magnus and others. Runyon has performed some of the most demanding repertoire in the classical idiom and combines his knowledge of rock, jazz and other styles into a unique voice for composing and performance.