This website is a recreation of my brother Ron Gill’s “Seeing Things” blog. As I discover more of his writing and music, I will post. Be well, Tessil Collins
Ron Gill performing Billy Strayhorn songs from a classic episode of WGBH’s Basic Black program recorded June 1998.
In July 2005, journalist Fred Bouchard interviewed Ron for the Berklee College of Music’s Jazz History Series. The complete interview of 22 chapters can be found here > Berklee Oral History Project interview collection.
Ron Gill and the Manny Willams Trio perform the Oscar Brown Jr-penned “Brother Where Are You” on the “Say Brother” TV show in 1969.
“I’ve had melodies and lyrics on tape and in notebooks for years. During my recuperation, I realized I have some quality tunes of my own.”