Born: November 1, 2000
Organist Jim Alfredson and guitarist Joe Gloss originally met at Michigan State University in 1997. Together they co-lead various groups. In early November of 2000 organissimo was born after teaming up with drummer Randy Marsh. His experience as an organ drummer and leadership served as the last piece of the puzzle. In the years since, organissimo has had an influence on other organ groups and is recognized as one of the premiere organ-based trios worldwide. In 2010 guitarist Joe Gloss left to pursue a career in the medical field and was replaced by young Detroit guitarist Ralph Tope, whose soulful contribution can be heard on Dedicated, the latest CD release. Because of an increasingly busy schedule Ralph Tope left and was replaced in 2012 by their current guitarist Larry Barris, a prolific and funky addition, also from Detroit. ...
- Alive & Kickin' by Chris M. Slawecki
- Groovadelphia by Jay Deshpande
- This Is The Place by Stephen Latessa
- Waiting For The Boogaloo Sisters by C. Michael Bailey
organissimo invigorate[s] the organ trio tradition with fresh takes on the genre... eclectic... classic... inventive.....