My life would undoubtedly have taken a different path were it not for Bobby Hutcherson. His approach to the vibes set me on a course of trying to understand… How can you pull so much beauty and energy out of 37 cold metal bars?
Joe is looking forward to be following an invitation by Geoffrey Keezer – friend and frequent artistic collaborator – for a number of concerts in CA and AZ this September. He is especially thrilled to be joining Geoffrey’s hand picked group of guests: Hawai’ian slack key guitarist Keola Beamer and vocalists Denise Donatelli and Gillian Margot. […]
Joe finds himself again at the top end of the DownBeat Magazine’s Critics Poll – Vibraphone category, sandwiched in between four vibists for whom he has the utmost respect. Jazz Album of the Year listing “In a year when so much great music has been released, I’m very grateful that my Love Is A Pendulum […]
Did you miss Joe’s concert at Glasgow Jazz Festival on 26 June 2016? For the first time, we broadcasted an entire full length concert through the Facebook Mentions platform’s Go Live video stream. Thanks to the Old Fruitmarket and the team at Glasgow Jazz Festival for supporting us with this initiative. If you’ve missed it, […]
Friday June 10, 2016 Baltimore (USA) An die Music 8:00pm / 9:30pm Two world class mallet men come together to create magical vibes. Locke/Wolf Duo is a brand new duo that first originated at the Umbria Winter Jazz Festival in December of 2013 in Orvieto, Italy. Joe Locke & Warren Wolf combine a mixture of hard […]