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Sonny Barbato Trio at The Mad Monkfish

Jamme K Chantler uploaded this event on December 11, 2018

Where

The Mad Monkfish
524 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA
Map
617-441-2116

When

Thu, December 27, 2018
7:00 pm

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Joe “Sonny” Barbato is a pioneering voice in jazz accordion. He is one of Boston’s and New York City’s finest musicians, which is evident on Sonny’s exhilarating, charming release “Crackerjack.”

Born and raised in Boston, MA, at nine years of age, Joe began taking weekly lessons with accordion master Louis Bregoli. Sonny played the accordion until he was about thirteen years old, and then decided to begin studying the piano instead. He studied with jazz pianist Mike Marra and later attended Berklee College of Music, as well as the New England Conservatory. Joe then decided to become serious about playing the accordion again. He began to take the instrument on certain gigs and projects that called for the sound. He was beginning to find his voice on the accordion. He broadened his range of experience playing the instrument in pop, rock, [and] country, as well as jazz, this helped him to become diverse on the accordion and find his own sound....

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