Joey DeFrancesco

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Joey DeFrancesco
Joey Defrancesco 2002 (cropped2).JPG
Background information
Born(1971-04-10)April 10, 1971
Springfield, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedAugust 25, 2022(2022-08-25) (aged 51)
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
GenresJazz, bebop
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsHammond organ, piano, keyboards, trumpet, tenor saxophone
Years active1988–2022
LabelsBlue Note, Columbia, Concord, Mack Avenue, Highnote,[1] Muse,[2] Prestige[2]
Websitejoeydefrancesco.com

Joey DeFrancesco (April 10, 1971 – August 25, 2022) was an American jazz organist, trumpeter, saxophonist, and singer.[3] He released more than 30 albums under.[4]

DeFrancesco died at his home in Phoenix, Arizona on August 25, 2022, at the age of 51.[5][6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Chinen, Nate (October 15, 2010). "Frank and Personal Don't Rule Out Commercial". The New York Times. Archived from the original on February 14, 2019. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Cordle, Owen (October 1, 2002). "Joey DeFrancesco: The Philadelphia Connection". Jazztimes. Archived from the original on February 14, 2019. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
  3. Bogdanov, Vladimir (2002). All Music Guide to Jazz. Backbeat Books. ISBN 9780879307172.
  4. Jordan, Mark (January 31, 2012). "DeFrancesco matured from young phenom to jazz music master". Go Memphis. Archived from the original on February 11, 2012. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
  5. Genzlinger, Neil (August 26, 2022). "Joey DeFrancesco, Reigning King of the Jazz Organ, Dies at 51". The New York Times. Archived from the original on August 28, 2022. Retrieved August 28, 2022.
  6. Chinen, Nate (August 26, 2022). "Joey DeFrancesco, driving force on the Hammond organ, dies at 51". NPR. Archived from the original on August 26, 2022. Retrieved August 28, 2021.