mbodying a traditional art form infused with a distinct modern approach, jazz musician Joey DeFrancesco plays in a way that is unmistakably his own. Witness DeFrancesco and his band, The People, for yourself next Wednesday, November 28th at Shaw Center for the Arts.
Joey DeFrancesco is best known for his prolific jazz career, over the course of which he’s played the organ and trumpet in addition to providing vocal work. DeFrancesco has recorded and/or toured with his own groups as well as numerous renowned artists that include Ray Charles, Diana Krall, Nancy Wilson, George Benson, James Moody, John Scofield, Bobby Hutcherson, Jimmy Cobb, John McLaughlin, Larry Coryell, David Sanborn and many more.
The four time Grammy Award-nominee, with more than 30 recordings as a leader under his belt, has received countless Jazz Journalist Association awards and other accolades worldwide, including being inducted into the inaugural Hammond Organ Hall of Fame in 2014, the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame in 2016 as well as topping the Critics Polls in DownBeat Magazine eleven times over the past fifteen years and the Readers Polls every year since 2005. DeFrancesco also hosts a weekly program on SiriusXM Radio's Real Jazz channel titled "Organized."
2018 sees DeFrancesco touring in support of his Grammy nominated record, Project Freedom, as well as select concert dates celebrating the collaborative recording with iconic recording artist Van Morrison, titled "You're Driving Me Crazy."
Joey DeFrancesco + The People will perform live at Shaw Center for the Arts on November 28th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online and start at 25 dollars.
Although we provide the utmost luxury at The Reserve at Jefferson Crossing Apartments in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, we realize that you need to get out and socialize with those in your surrounding community. This event gives you the chance to do just that! Don’t hesitate to attend today!
Wednesday, November 28, 2018—7:30 PM
Event Venue Location:
Shaw Center for the Arts
100 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801