Joe Barbato – solo piano & accordion
August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Joe “Sonny” Barbato is one of New England’s great pianists and appears on numerous recordings with artists ranging in styles from jazz to country. Raised in Boston, Sonny has lived in Pittsburgh and New York City, playing alongside musicians Dave Budway, Jimmy Ponder, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Jennifer Jackson, Kenny Barron, and Marvin Sewell to name a few. While touring Europe and the States, he continues to freelance in the Boston and New York areas. Sonny is a fine bandleader who works with some of Boston’s top musicians in duo, trio and quartet formats.
Joe Barbato has played accordion and piano on numerous recordings and performances with artists ranging in styles from country to jazz. Originally from Boston, Joe spent some time in York City playing alongside musicians Dave Budway, Jimmy Ponder, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Jenifer Jackson, Matt Munisteri and Marvin Sewell, just to name a few. He has toured Europe and the United States and continues to freelance in the Boston and New York area.