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Joey DeFrancesco

Joey DeFrancesco’s emergence in the 1980s marked the onset of a musical renaissance. Organ jazz had been a form of music that literally went into hibernation from the mid-seventies to the mid-eighties largely because of the introduction of high-tech, light-weight keyboards. It was Joey, however, that ignited the flame once again with the sound of his vintage Hammond organ and Leslie tone cabinet. He not only illuminated this once dormant music form but brought back the many proponents of jazz organ who had been shuffled by record producers and club owners to lesser roles within the music industry. Befriending and supporting those who preceded him, Joey became the new-age proponent of an instrument that had been pushed aside in favor of the growing technology.

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“…ranging from sublime to positively pyrotechnic… the best B3 player on the planet” - Jazz Times

“Mr. DeFrancesco is a deeply authoritative musician, a master of rhythmic pocket, and of the custom of stomping bass lines beneath chords and riffs.” - New York Times

“no organist today plays with the skill, harmonic depth, and authority of this phenomenon from Philly.” -Jazz Police

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Events

Date Time Detail Price
Oct8Mon 22:00 22:00
Joey DeFrancesco
Sala Clamores
Madrid, Spain
Feb28Wed 8:00 PM 8:00 PM
Joey DeFrancesco
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Feb28Wed 10:00 PM 10:00 PM
Joey DeFrancesco
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Mar1Thu 8:00 PM 8:00 PM
Joey DeFrancesco
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Mar1Thu 10:00 PM 10:00 PM
Joey DeFrancesco
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Mar2Fri 8:00 PM 8:00 PM
Joey DeFrancesco
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Mar2Fri 10:00 PM 10:00 PM
Joey DeFrancesco
Blues Alley
Washington, DC

Discography

Project Freedom

Project Freedom

Mack Avenue Records
2017

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Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Self Produced
2014

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One for Rudy

One for Rudy

HighNote Records
2013

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Wonderful! Wonderful!

Wonderful! Wonderful!

HighNote Records
2012

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40

40

HighNote Records
2011

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