Dr. Joe & Friends


Bringing world-class jazz to the
Connecticut Shoreline and beyond


Dr. Joe and Friends is a group of jazz musicians that plays concerts and events. Led by Dr. Joe Cardinale, the group consists of a rotating group of local and international jazz greats. From classic jazz standards to new compositions, sultry jazz vocals to hot Latin rhythms, a performance by Dr. Joe & Friends always promises to be a surprise and a treat. 

The band has a regular Sunday night gig at Ayuthai restaurant in Guilford, and has played regional concerts at venues such as The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, the Branford Jazz Festival, and more. Dr. Joe & Friends also does private and corporate events, among which include the Yale-New Haven Smilow Cancer Center.


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