Joey DeFrancesco - The Original Trio with Paull Bollenback and Byron Landham
Joey is a two time Grammy Nominee: In 2004 for his record ‘Falling In Love Again’, and, again, in 2010 for his release titled ‘Never Can Say Goodbye’. Winner of Down Beat Magazine’s Critic’s poll 2002-2008, 2012, 2013 as well as the magazines Reader’s Poll every year since 2005. In 2014 he was inducted into the inaugural Hammond Organ Hall of Fame.
Currently, Joey continues to tour with his own group and perform with all-star projects in major jazz clubs and festivals internationally. He is the weekly radio host of "Organized" on SiriusXM. New recordings and creative musical projects are all vital components in Joey DeFrancesco’s future as he continues to write, perform and stand at the fore front of the digital technology that replicates the classic Hammond organ/Leslie speaker sound.
With over thirty recordings as a leader and numerous collaborations with the masters of modern jazz in his legacy, Joey DeFrancesco deservingly takes his place with Fats Waller, Wild Bill Davis and Jimmy Smith in the lineage of Jazz Organ.