Joey DeFrancesco

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Joey DeFrancesco – City Rhythm Orchestra

Credited with re-popularizing the instrument in the late-1980s, Hammond B3 Organist Joey DeFrancesco got an early career start (age four) in a musical family following his saxophonist grandfather Joseph and his jazz organist father “Papa” John DeFrancesco. By age ten Joey played in a Philadelphia band with legendary tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley and “Philly” Joe Jones on drums. At sixteen Joey signed with Columbia Records and released his first record at seventeen. Soon after, he went on tour and/or recorded with Miles Davis, John Mclaughlin, Ray Charles, Bette Midler, David Sanborn, George Benson and many more. He has since won numerous Down Beat Critics’ and Readers‘ polls and has been nominated for two Grammy awards. For this special engagement, Joey joins forces with the City Rhythm Orchestra, a powerhouse Philadelphia big band.

Event Time :  20:00 and 23:00

Event Price :$30 Side Seating, $40 Center Seating, $10 minimum

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Joey DeFrancesco
Event Category: Live Music
When: August 13, 2013 ~ August 17, 2013
Where: Birdland Jazz
More Info: http://www.birdlandjazz.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Birdland-Jazz-Club/85855471707
Twitter: https://twitter.com/birdlandjazz


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