An elegant, hard driving unit comprised of kindred spirits whose joy in music making is palpable from the first note. Joe is teaming up with two of his favourite musicians – star organist Pat Bianchi and legend Marvin “Smitty” Smith on drums – for a string of West Coast concerts next month (May 2017).
One of the best large bands in Europe, the award-winning Scottish National Jazz Orchestra calls, and you don’t think twice about following the invitation. Joe will be joined by vocalist extraordinaire, Kenny Washington to weave a unique spell around the timeless songbooks of Henry Mancini and Johnny Mandel this February in Scotland.
Joe is going to present a new quartet, exploring a collection of all new music, inspired by scoundrels, heavenly bodies, and lost heroes, among other things. You can join him and the extraordinary Jim Ridl, Lorin Cohen and Samvel Sarkisyan on Fri 17 + Sat 18 March at the Kitano in NYC.
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. […]
Friday, September 23, 2016 , 9:00pm Bluewhale, Downtown Los Angeles Both men have traveled plenty of musical miles together – on record and on stage. They’ve co-led the celebrated Joe Locke / Geoffrey Keezer Group (also feat. Terreon Gully and Mike Pope), worked in trio with UK saxophonist Tim Garland as Storms/Nocturnes, produced compelling music for […]
Did you miss Joe & Neil’s duo concert at WatermillJazz on 25 October 2016? Watch the first set of this rare and special intimate concert from our Facebook Live broadcast. Thanks to the team at Watermill Jazz Club for allowing us to connect with our Facebook friends and fans on all sides of all ponds. Neil Percy is one […]
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 […]