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Joey DeFrancesco

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Joey DeFrancesco (born April 10, 1971) is an American jazz organist, trumpeter, and vocalist. He is a Grammy-nominated artist who has released more than 30 albums, including recordings with jazz legends Miles Davis and Jimmy Smith. DeFrancesco signed his first record deal at the age of 16 and has played internationally with musicians that include David Sanborn, Arturo Sandoval, Frank Wess, John McLaughlin, Benny Golson, James Moody, Steve Gadd, Elvin Jones, Jimmy Cobb, George Benson, Pat Martino, John Scofield, Joe Lovano, and recorded with musicians that included Ray Charles and Bette Midler. Early life: DeFrancesco was born in 1971 in Springfield, Pennsylvania. He was born into a musical family that included three generations of jazz musicians. He was named after his grandfather, Joseph DeFrancesco, a jazz musician who played the saxophone and clarinet. His father, "Papa" John DeFrancesco, was an organist who played nationally and received the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame's Living...

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On May 31, 2016. 11:42am
Mark Frayne said

I saw the Joey deFrancesco Trio at Java Jazz in Jakarta in March. It was the highlight of the festival for me. Joey is the best jazz organist on the planet. He is also an exceptional trumpet player, in the style of Miles Davis. And he sings like Frank Sinatra! Wow! His trio is fantastic, with Dan Wilson on guitar and Jason Brown on drums. A smart jazz promoter would be bringing this guy and his band to Australia. It just doesn't get any better than Joey DeFrancesco.

On Oct 3, 2016. 12:20pm
Stu said

Not for the first time Joey deFrancesco comes on & I'm on the "Just Played" list to see who it is... love his music

On Nov 21, 2016. 5:40pm
Anonymous said

oh yer!

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