Love Is A Pendulum

Joe Locke - Love Is A Pendulum

With Robert Rodriguez, Terreon Gully, Ricky Rodriguez – plus special guests Rosario Giuliani, Donny McCaslin, Victor Provost, Theo Bleckmann, Paul Bollenback

Love Is A Pendulum honors the listener’s intelligence in artfully realized song-craft… a thematic work that embraces a cerebral vision and empowers it song after song.”

Ken Micalleff, DownBeat Magazine

… an album big on momentum and packed full of energetic explorations”

Stephen Graham, Marlbank

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The encore of the February 2017 concert series with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra — just vibes and the phenomenal voice of Kenny Washington.

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‘Love Is Letting Go’ – chamber orchestra arrangement

We had the immense pleasure and honour to premiere the ‘Love Is A Pendulum’ suite in Sardinia (Italy) in November 2017, thanks to the wonderful Orchestra da Camera della Sardegna, directed by maestro Simone Pittau. SIMONE PITTAU, JOE LOCKE BAND & ORCHESTRA DA CAMERA DELLA SARDEGNA SIMONE PITTAU – direttore JOE LOCKE – vibrafono NEIL PERCY […]

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Joe Locke, WVC Hall Of Fame

Joe Locke to be inducted into WVC Hall of Fame

We are thrilled to announce Joe Locke as the 2018 inductee into the WVC Hall of Fame as part of the 6th World Vibes Congress at the Malletech Studios on the 6th January. Joe will receive the honour together with the posthumously awarded Milt Jackson. To celebrate the occasion in style, Joe will also present his new […]

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Joe Locke with Band at Systems Two

New album – main recording session

This new music has been a few years in the making – writing and arranging, selecting the final set list, trialling tunes in front of audiences and rehearsing live and locked away. These last two days Joe and the band took to Systems Two Studios in Brooklyn and laid down the groundwork, before further shaping […]

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Warren Wolf & Joe Locke

Joe Locke & Warren Wolf Duo

Once again Joe teams up with fellow mallet man Warren Wolf for a one-off appearance at this year’s Hyde Park Jazz Festival in Chicago in September.

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Verrazano Moon

In February 2017, Joe appeared with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and vocalist Kenny Washington for a three-concert series in Scotland, presenting the music of Henry Mancini and Johnny Mandel. Under the leadership of saxophonist Tommy Smith, the SNJO has climbed to the top ranks of Jazz orchestras in the world in its 21 year […]

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