The instrument I play is my vehicle of expression and should enhance not hinder my creativity. The Malletech Omega does just that. It makes me feel like playing. When I step up to it and play a note it responds in a way that makes me feel good. Makes me wanna play another note and another note after that. It’s amazing […]
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.
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, 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 […]
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 […]