Joey Calderazzo

Branford Marsalis at Jazz sous les Pommiers, Normandy

Date: 05.26.2009
Publication: Times Online
Author: John Bungey Read more »

Submitted by Ben on May 25th, 2009 — 11:00pm

Review: Amanecer

Date: 04.03.2008
Publication: All About Jazz
Author: Elliott Simon Read more »

Submitted by Ben on April 2nd, 2008 — 11:00pm

Upcoming "Harlem in the Himalayas" Shows in April - Amanecer

Date: 04.02.2008
Publication: All About Jazz
Author: Elliott Simon Read more »

Submitted by Ben on April 1st, 2008 — 11:00pm

In age of downloads, CD still reigns

Date: 12.16.2007
Publication: All About Jazz
Author: Howard Reich

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Submitted by Ben on December 16th, 2007 — 12:00am

Amanecer Review

Date: 07.08.2007
Publication: The Philadelphia Inquirer
Author: Karl Stark

Zesty nuggets abound on the mostly solo recording from pianist Joey Calderazzo, a wild-fingered cat who rose to prominence in the late 1980s courtesy of the late Philly-born saxophonist Michael Brecker.

Calderazzo is perhaps best known now as the pianist in the Branford Marsalis Quartet. His playing can be off-putting for its assertive complexity, but here it’s anything but.
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Submitted by Ben on July 7th, 2007 — 11:00pm

Amanecer just might be the album that gets his gifts as both a composer and a solo pianist embraced on a greater scale.

Date: 07.01.2007
Publication: Jazz Times
Author: Mike Shanley


Joey Calderazzo is best known as a member of bands led by Branford Marsalis and the late Michael Brecker, but Amanecer just might be the album that gets his gifts as both a composer and a solo pianist embraced on a greater scale. Granted, he has eight previous albums to his credit, dating back 16 years and this isn’t his first solo album (that was Haiku, released in 2003). Additionally, this isn’t strictly solo: four pieces here actually feature him in duo or trio settings with vocalist Claudia Acuña and guitarist Romera Lubamambo.
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Submitted by Ben on June 30th, 2007 — 11:00pm

The solo recording is a rite of passage for any pianist.

Date: 09.01.2007
Publication: Jazziz
Author: John Frederick Moore

The solo recording is a rite of passage for any pianist. But on this effort from Joey Calderazzo, best known lately for his work as a member of Branford Marsalis’ group, he’s at his best when he gets a little help from his friends.
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Submitted by Ben on September 6th, 2001 — 11:00pm