Joe Reidy

Joe Reidy, the Founder of Wachusett Jazz, is a trombonist and vocalist. He has worked with international, national and regional performers in the fields of Jazz, Rock and Classical music. In addition to Wachusett Jazz, he performs with Mike Girard's Big Swinging Thing, The Skeletones Big Band, The New England Swing & Soul Orchestra, and his eponymous solo act. Joe's performance credits include Mike Girard's Big Swinging Thing, Charles Neville, Grace Kelly, James Montgomery, The Stompers, Jill Connelly, The Valves, Tornado Alley, and Aerosmith. He has performed at notable venues throughout the U.S. and Europe. He is currently on the teaching staff at Union Music in Worcester, MA. Joe studied low brass under Ernest Riopel at The St. Gabriel School of Music in Worcester and holds a BA in Fine Arts from The College of The Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.


Worcester Magazine's "Best of Worcester" Reader's Choice Poll in 1979.


Shires, Olds & King trombones


The following year on October 26, 2003 the Montgomery and Huntington Cultural co-sponsored a second concert at Stanton Hall, Huntington MA. A few days later this article appeared in the Country Journal:

COUNTRY JOURNAL THURSDAY OCTOBER 30, 2003 SKELETONES AND CHARLES NEVILLE FILLTHE HALL by Amy Reifsnyer HUNTINGTON It was standing room only at Stanton Hall on Suday evening when the Skeletones with Charles Neville took the stage. Sponsored by the Cultural Councils of Huntington and Montgomery, this is the second year the Skeletones, under the direction of Ted Wirt, performed with saxophone legend,Charles Neville

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For details please call Union Music , 142 Southbridge Street Worcester, MA 01608 508-753-3702


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