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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‘This New October’ live in Muri

Captured at Musig im Pflegidach in Muri, Switzerland this January, where Joe and his quartet (feat. Robert Rodriguez, Terreon Gully and Ricky Rodriguez) enjoyed Stephan Diethelm’s generous hospitality and wonderful audience. This Jazz Series – part of Murikultur – is an extraordinary initiative with great people who know exactly how to make artists feel welcome […]

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Joe Locke Group live in London

Final European Tour concert in London

After a successful whirlwind tour through five European countries, the Joe Locke Group celebrated their last concert at London’s Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho to a packed house of old and new friends. Thanks to the many fans who came out to support the music and to the extraordinary talents of partners in crime Robert […]

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Joe Locke 'Love Is A Pendulum' sheet music

Love Is A Pendulum makes ‘Best Of 2015 lists’

As the year comes to a close, Joe’s new album ‘Love Is A Pendulum‘ (Motéma Music) has been included in a number of Best of 2015 lists including the DownBeat Magazine best albums of 2015 round up. Special thanks to the wonderful Raul Midón for giving ‘Love Is A Pendulum’ a very prominent thumbs up as his pick […]

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Joe Locke 'Love Is A Pendulum' Tour 2016

January 2016 ‘Love Is A Pendulum’ Tour

Join Joe and his ‘Love Is A Pendulum’ Group – Robert Rodriguez, Terreon Gully, Ricky Rodriguez – in Europe this month. 19 Jan 2016: Germany Berlin A-Trane 21 Jan 2016: Spain Madrid Sala Clamores 22 Jan 2016: Spain Madrid Sala Clamores 24 Jan 2016: Switzerland Muri Jazz Im Pflegidach 25 Jan 2016: Switzerland Rheinfelden Q4 Jazz Club 26 Jan 2016: Italy […]

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European Tour dates

‘Love Is A Pendulum’ will be on the road in Europe this January. We’re psyched to present the original group with Grammy nominated Robert Rodriguez (piano), Terreon Gully (drums) and Ricky Rodriguez (basses).

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Darrell Grant 'The Territory' (with Joe Locke)

Contrast between uptopian myth and conflicted truth

Joe is proud to be part of Darrell Grant‘s latest recording project – an ensemble piece with a stellar cast and deep story. The album is out today.

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Joe Locke with Ricky Rodriguez, Terreon Gully, Robert Rodriguez

Love Is A Pendulum is… a stirring and memorable album that charts new territory for the leader and easily ranks as one of the best of his career.”

Joel Roberts, The NYC Jazz Record

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