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Projects

The Gumbo Gumbas

The Gumbo Gumbas play Zydeco and New Orleans Jazz music at parties , festivals, concerts and dances

 The Gumbo Gumbas are “A delicious medley of authentic New Orleans Spaghetti Jazz with a side of Creole.  For more info click here.

Motor City Revue

Motor City Revue performs Motown & Stax music for concerts, festivals and corporate events.

This 11 pc powerhouse Motown Revue has been pleasing crowds all over the us for the last 10 years. For more info click here.

Reock & Roll Revue

Joe Grillo plays soprano sax with Reock & Roll Revue.

Every spring Reock & Roll recreates a classic album live at the Kelsey Theatre, I arrange and lead the horn section for these shows. INFO

Night of Stardust

Joe Grillo performing at the Night of Stardust David Bowie Tribute in Philadelphia

Philly loves Bowie and every January we celebrate his work with a concert. Click here for more info

DJ JoBlo

DJ JoBlo entertain at a kids pool party

Joes alter ego is DJ JoBlo, the notorious saxophone singing DJ invading parties all over the US. Click here for more details.

Holiday Express

Joe Grillo sings with Holiday Express

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

A shot from our 2019 appearance at the Sourlands Mountain Festival.

Little bit of NOLA in Jersey!

Spend an evening with the Gumbo Gumbas and transport yourself to the French Quarter. This band plays Zydeland music, a mixture of Zydeco and Dixieland with a little funk, rock, & country thrown in to make it fun. Come to McLoones Supper Club in Asbury Park on Fat Tuesday, February 25th for the best Mardi Gras party in NJ! The band will be releasing their new recording "Back To NOLA", a 10song CD of original songs. It's gonna be a PARTY!

For more info and video on the band please visit our website.


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Motor City Revue

Motor City Revue band from Asbury Park, NJ

Motown Comes to Jersey

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.


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Reock & Roll Revue

Finale bow from Reock & Roll Aja show ash the Kelsey theatre.

Classic Albums Recreated

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.


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Night OF STardust

Joe jamming with Earl Slick from David Bowie's original band at Night of Stardust.

Philly Loves Bowie

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.


For more info on Night of Stardust click here


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DJ JOBLO

DJ JoBlo performes at corporate events, weddings, and private parties

Not Your Average DJ

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. 


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Holiday Express

Holiday Express volunteers giving the gift of human kindness to the less fortunate.

The Gift of Human Kindness

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.


For more information on Holiday Express click here


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