Gregg Karukas gets his groove on at Gertrude’s

  • Reggie Griffin. (Steve Roby/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Michael O'Neill. (Steve Roby/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Jocelyn Michelle. (Steve Roby/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • The Gregg Karukas Trio poses for a photo. (Steve Roby/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Last Saturday, Grammy Award-winning keyboardist Gregg Karukas stepped out of his smooth jazz comfort zone for an evening of heart-pumping jazz-funk fusion with a splash of playful Bossa nova at Gertrude’s in Kailua-Kona. (Steve Roby/Special to West Hawaii Today)

Last Saturday, Grammy Award-winning keyboardist Gregg Karukas stepped out of his smooth jazz comfort zone for an evening of heart-pumping jazz-funk fusion with a splash of playful Bossa nova at Gertrude’s.