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Meridian Green

Meridian Green grew up in Greenwich Village, enchanted by the magic of live music and songs well sung. After moving to Mendocino she played with the Gypsy Gulch International String Band. She has recorded a solo album and two eclectic Americana duet albums with former Byrd member Gene Parsons, and toured in Europe, the U.K. and across the U.S. In addition to her musical career, Meridian was the CEO of String Bender, Inc., is the co-inventor of the Parsons/Green B-Bender, a popular guitar accessory, and founder of Bob Gibson Legacy Records. Now, in addition to reissuing her father’s recordings, she is bringing his musical legacy to life on the stage.

Rick Grumbecker

Rick Grumbecker gave up a promising career as a major league batboy with the Chicago White Sox in order to pursue his dream of becoming a comedian. But no one understood his humor so, cleverly disguised as an earnest young folksinger, Rick has lived the life of the traveling troubadour, playing in saloons, coffeehouses and pre-karaoke Holiday Inns throughout the United States of America and also in Texas. His extensive repertoire of contemporary and traditional material includes many of Shel Silverstein’s best and most obscure songs. Bob Gibson was a big influence on Rick who returned the favor by introducing Bob to the artistry of master guitar builder, Bozo Podunavac. Rick also created the graphics for the Bob Gibson Legacy CDs, as well as those of many other artists.

John Heller

John Heller began his lifelong musical journey at the age of 12 after sitting on stage during a Bob Gibson concert. Throughout his high school and college years John played Gibson songs in a trio with multi-instrumentalist Larry Basil and funnyman Bill Murray. After Murray left the group to pursue is comedy and movie career, John and Larry took an extended hiatus. The duo of Basil and Heller reunited in the early 2000s and are once again being warmly received by audiences throughout the Chicago area. John is a good friend of Bozo Podunavac and an aficionado of his guitars. It was this love of Bob’s music and Bozo guitars that brought the Bob Gibson Legacy into existence. John is the executive producer of the Bob Gibson Legacy CDs.

Updated January 30, 2020

Photo by Antonia Lamb

Photo by Antonia Lamb

Photo by Antonia Lamb