LIVE MUSIC MAKES THE PARTY!
The Gumbo Gumbas are “A delicious medley of authentic New Orleans Spaghetti Jazz with a side of Creole. For more info click here.
This 11 pc powerhouse Motown Revue has been pleasing crowds all over the us for the last 10 years. For more info click here.
Every spring Reock & Roll recreates a classic album live at the Kelsey Theatre, I arrange and lead the horn section for these shows. INFO
Philly loves Bowie and every January we celebrate his work with a concert. Click here for more info
Joes alter ego is DJ JoBlo, the notorious saxophone singing DJ invading parties all over the US. Click here for more details.
Joe's favorite charity is Holiday Express and he has been involved with this great organization for many years. Click here for more info.
The Gumbo Gumbas play Zydeland music. What's that? It's a mash up of Zydeco and Dixieland with a little swamp funk thrown in for extra flavor. If you have ever been to New Orleans then you know what kind of joyful music comes from that great city. If you've never been, check out a Gumbo Gumbas show and experience the energy and fun of being in New Orleans. This band is perfect for concerts, dances, private parties, and special events. It's wonderful music for dancing or listening and never fails to put a smile on your face.
For more info on the band please visit our website.
You will not find a more authentic Motown tribute anywhere. Motor City Revue has been performing concerts all over the country for the last 10 years pleasing crowds everywhere they go. They have the ability to recreate the classic Motown sound of the 60's and 70's and transport the audience to a time when the music made you get up and want to dance. Available from 8 to 13 pieces, the band has up to 6 lead vocalists and a powerful 5 piece horn section. A DJ is also available for the bands breaks at corporate functions or weddings. Please click here for availability.
Once a year the Reock & Roll Revue performs a classic rock album live on stage at the Kelsey Theatre. I have the privilege of being the horn section leader and arranger for these spectacular shows. Last year we performed all 4 sides of the Chicago II album. In 2017 we performed Steely Dan's masterpiece Aja. In other years Reock & Roll Revue has recreated, George Harrison's Bangladesh album, Gregg Allman's last record, The White Album, Jackson Brown's Running on Empty, and Eric Clapton's Journeyman. For More info click here.
Every January the city of Philadelphia celebrates the life and art of David Bowie with a week long event of visual art film and music. The event climaxes every year with a concert at the Union Transfer featuring local lead singers as well as ex Bowie band members. The photo on the left is a little jam session I had with Earl Slick at the 2018 show. I play in the house band that backs up marvelous singers such as Jeffrey Gaines, Ava Cherry, Michael Baker, Ari, Alyssa Lee, Michael LeCompt, Lance Davis, Richard Bush, and Phoebe Legere. The house band is lead by Dan Kauffman and includes Keith Giosa, Vahe Sarkissian, Rich Ratner and Mark Teague.
How many DJ's do you know that sing and play sax? Probably none. If you are looking for unique entertainment, DJ JoBlo will spin great music of your choosing and sing or play saxophone along with background tracks to give you a live music feeling for your event. From todays hits to the great oldies of the past, Joe specializes in creating a custom music playlist to fit your theme or vision. This act is perfect for private parties, weddings, corporate events, house parties or any situation that requires dance music and it won't break the bank.
If you are looking for a highly experienced DJ/MC who also plays live music and will interact with your audience, your search is over.
Joe is passionate about working with Holiday Express and has been doing so since 2005. The Holiday Express mission is to deliver music, food, gifts, financial support and friendship to those with the greatest need for the gift of human kindness during the holiday season and throughout the year.
Holiday Express brings hope and joy to thousands of people each year. We are a critical link to the forgotten individuals and society, fostering the healing connection between music and people.