Born: December 19, 1963
Joe Traina has been leader of the Joe Traina Quartet and Quintet since 1990 performing extensively throughout the New York Tri-State area in such notable establishments as The Rainbow Room, Tavern On The Green, The National Arts Club, Sardi's, Metronome, the Mamaroneck Country Club and The Savoy Grill.
The Joe Traina Quintet returned to a triumphant eight-week engagement last September to world-famous Sardi's Restaurant located in the heart of New York's theatre district. The group held forth for over two years in Sardi's Club Room during the 1990s.
Many vocalists from Broadway shows, cabaret and the world of jazz have joined the Quintet in performance including Howard McGillin (The Phantom Of The Opera), Darcie Roberts (Curtains), Angel Desai (“Company”), Robyn Hurder (“Grease”) and Terri White (“Barnum”)....