Its amazing the kind of responses that Gerry's name gets people are simply in awe of his achievements! A man who can definitely be called a master of his art, Mr. Coutinho plays Jazz, Country, Pop as well as Semi-classical western with aplomb, on the piano. A teacher of the western notation system, Mr. Coutinho was the key pianist at the internationally acclaimed Taj Group of Hotels in India for more than 20 years before heading to the US. Mr. Coutinho brings his tremendous knowledge and his undying passion for the Piano. And hundreds of students have benefited from it. Played for Anil Ambani, Mittal, Birlas. Amitabh Bachan(Bollywood celebrity), Vinod khanna(Bollywood clelbrity), Currently Music Teacher at Academy of Indian Music, Scotchplains, New Jersey. Teaches - Guitar, piano and elecronic key board. I am a qualified synthesize player through Trinity College of Music, London. I have played for various Goan functions of NY, NJ and PA performances.
During the 30 Years of my musical journey, I have played in several places around the globe at various arenas. He performed in Dubai, Singapore, London and many places in North America and India. Just to name a few , he performed for many Bollyword celebrities and famours personalities like Amitabh Bachan, Vinod Khanna, Anil Ambani, Mittals and Birlas at their personal parties. He performed for President Bill Clintons Entourage at Taj Mahal - Lake palace hotel Udaipur India.
Genres and Style
I play Jazz, Country, Pop as well as Semi-classical western with aplomb, on the piano. Guitar Romantic Serenades in fine world class dining restaurants of the tri state. Plays for various Goan functions of NY,NJ and Pennsylvania. Plays music of Frank Sinatra,Oscar Peterson,Elton John, Billy Joel, Eagles, Gerry also plays Duo music ie girl crooner, violinist, sax player and guitar player. Whatever the necessity calls for.
Gerry is not only an accomplished musician he is passionate about teaching music and bringing out inner talents of individuals who train with him. He teaches Piano, Guitar and electronic key board to all levels of students regardless they are beginners or advanced.