Joey DeFrancesco

Joey DeFrancesco



Joey DeFrancesco (born April 10, 1971) is an American jazz organist, trumpeter, and vocalist.[4] He is a Grammy-nominated artist who has released more than 30 albums, including recordings with Miles Davis and Jimmy Smith.[5] DeFrancesco signed his first record deal at the age of 16 and has played internationally with musicians that include David Sanborn, Arturo Sandoval, Larry Coryell, Frank Wess, John McLaughlin, Benny Golson, James Moody, Steve Gadd, Danny Gatton, Elvin Jones, Jimmy Cobb, George Benson, Pat Martino, John Scofield, Joe Lovano, and recorded with musicians that included Ray Charles and Bette Midler.[6][7][8]



Project Freedom
Project Freedom is an album by musical artist Joey DeFrancesco, released on March 10, 2017.
So Near, So Far- Single
So Near, So Far- Single is a song by musical artist Joey DeFrancesco, released on February 6, 2017.
Never Can Say Goodbye: The Music of Michael Jackson
Never Can Say Goodbye: The Music of Michael Jackson is an album by jazz organist Joey DeFrancesco, a tribute to deceased entertainer Michael Jackson.
A New Generation: Paesanos on the New B3
A New Generation: Paesanos on the New B3 is an album by jazz organist Tony Monaco in collaboration with Joey DeFrancesco.

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2018 Grammy Awards: List Of Winners In Top Categories
  –  January 29, 2018
Best jazz instrumental album: “Uptown, Downtown,” Bill Charlap Trio; “Rebirth,” Billy Childs; “Project Freedom,” Joey DeFrancesco & The People; “Open Book,” Fred Hersch; “The Dreamer Is The Dream,” Chris Potter. — Best compilation ...
The Bianchi/Bollenback Trio
  –  January 26, 2018
He has performed with Charlie Byrd, Herb Ellis, Arturo Sandoval, Joey DeFrancesco, Stanley Turrentine, Scott Ambush, and Della Reese.[1] He is cited as a guitarist who uses modern quartal harmony.[2] Bollanbeck lived in India with his family when he was 11.
The Jones Brothers
  –  January 21, 2018
This is a video of "Night in Tunisia" played by Elvin Jones (d) Bireli Legreene (g) and Joey DeFrancesco (org) at Marciac in 1999. Jazz Unlimited for May 17 is “The Music of Joe Lovano.” Born in Cleveland into a family whose father was a well ...
Joey DeFrancesco turns up the heat at Jazz Showcase
  –  December 8, 2017
Jazz devotees long have known that DeFrancesco brings an unusual convergence of talents to the Hammond B-3 organ: hyper-virtuosity, impeccable taste, pervasive musicianship and relentless invention. Those elements, and others, were on full display this ...
The week's best Twin Cities jazz: Nachito Herrera, Benny Green, Joey DeFrancesco, Laura Caviani
  –  December 5, 2017
What a fine time to catch Joey DeFrancesco and his trio. The B-3 organist from Philly is fresh off a Grammy nomination for his “Project Freedom,” his politically tinged deep dive into his soul-jazz roots. DeFrancesco tackles such iconic songs as Sam ...
Cakes, planes and dancing: The most dramatic job resignations ever
  –  November 3, 2017
Joey DeFrancesco posted the video online and it soon went viral (warning: expletives). The band are seen sneaking into the hotel and begin playing a celebratory song after the worker hands his manager a letter of resignation. The disagreement was ...

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