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Joe Morello

Joe was born on July 17, 1929, in Springfield, Mass. Having impaired vision since birth, he devoted himself to indoor activities. At the age of six, his family’s encouragement led him to study violin. Three years later, he was featured with the Boston Symphony Orchestra as soloist in the Mendelsohn Violin Concerto. At the age of twelve, he made a second solo appearance with the orchestra. But upon meeting and hearing his idol, the great Jascha Heifetz, Joe felt he could never achieve “that sound”. So, at the age of fifteen, Joe changed the course of his musical endeavors and began to study drums.

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Albums

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Going Places
Kedar Entertainment Group
1993
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Joe Morello
Kedar Entertainment Group
1989
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Joe Morello: Sextet...
Kedar Entertainment Group
1989
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Percussive Jazz
Kedar Entertainment Group
1976
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Another Step Forward
Kedar Entertainment Group
1969
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Time Out
Time Out
Columbia Records
1959
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Videos

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