Joey DeFrancesco




Joey DeFrancesco comes from a musical family and began sitting in on his father’s gigs when he was 5. At 17, DeFrancesco released his first record, All of Me, credited for the resurgence of the Hammond sound in popular music, and joined Miles Davis on tour throughout Europe. DeFrancesco, plays about 200 shows a year with various musicians, has been selected as Down Beat’s top jazz and organist in the critics and readers poll every year since 2003. Joey DeFrancesco performs at Chris’ Jazz Cafe.


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On Tour is an Emmy Award winning music and performance program recorded live on location at local venues in and around Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. The On Tour series features regional, national and international artists performing a wide range of musical styles including rock n' roll, R&B, country, jazz, blues, alternative rock, indie, folk and classical. The hallmark of On Tour is the seamless weaving of intimate artist interviews with great performances.


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