These groups represent bands in which Joe plays a dedicated role as leader, performer, arranger, or composer. For his work as a sideman see Associated Acts below. Additionally, you may view Joe's Discography.
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A firmly-rooted guitar/bass/drums/ jazz trio, the band's open-minded, inclusive nature also brings rock, old-school funk, soul, brazilian, and free improvisation to the surface while still keeping the aesthetic of an acoustic trio intact.
Modeled after the Gerry Mulligan Quartet of the 1950s, Jeru is a chamber-jazz, pianoless quartet that pays homage to Mulligan's music and focuses on new compositions and arrangements for its unique instrumentation.
Aided by Franca Mulligan, the Gerry and Franca Mulligan Foundation, and Mulligan Publishing, the MMBB is a 13-piece big band that performs the music of the Gerry Mulligan's Concert Jazz Band and original music specifically crafted for the ensemble.
An off-shoot of Jeru and the Mulligan Mosaics Big Band, this "Birth of the Cool" ensemble performs and preserves classic third-stream works and commissions new music.