The Joey Calderazzo Trio are featured in Japan at Blue Note's 1992 "Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival."
Joey Calderazzo, piano
John Patitucci, bass
Perter Erskine, drums
Joey Calderazzo began learning piano at the age of seven when he was inspired by a next door neighbor.
In a house full of musicians, Joey's abilities flourished and by the age of fourteen he became an official member of his brother, Gene Calderazzo's rock band. With his older band mates enrolled at the Berklee College of Music young Joey developed an interest in jazz.
In 1987 Joey Calderazzo met saxophonist Michael Brecker and when on tour as part of the Michael Brecker Quintet along with Gene Calderazzo's roommate Branford Marsalis who helped him produce his first album.
Joey when on to create two more albums featuring various musicians including Kenny Kirkland, before Kirkland's death in 1998.
He became the permanent pianist for the Branford Marsalis Quartet and one of the first artist to sign with Marsalis Music label in 2002.
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