J. JODY JANETTA - Drummer, Percussionist, Bassist, Composer and Bandleader.
J. Jody Janetta performs in a wide variety of musical settings both as a leader and sideman. Please see his BIO for more details.
Music Ensembles Available:
A contemporary jazz trio or quartet performing standards, jazz flavored pop tunes, the music of Paul Motian and original compositions.
We have an interest in a booking/s at your venue. We are interested in 1x per month jazz events as well as festivals, special events and concert opportunities.
"ORACLE" (drums/percussion: lots of gongs - bells - chimes - hand/hybrid percussion in a duo with one of the following: sax/flute or trumpet/flugel horn) This duo performs the music of Paul Motian and spontaneous improvisation via a rather atypical approach pursuant to Paul Motian compositions and improvisation. The compositions and improvisations are interpreted via jazz improvisation, ambient/trance forms, looping and a bit of ethnic music flavorings mixed in.
"IN THE MOMENT":
This ensemble is a musical ensemble that focuses on collective improvisation. We fuse jazz, trance, ambient, world and new age musical styles into a seamless improvisational sonic fabric. Audience participation is a part of an ITM performance. ITM is also available for workshops involving group process(guided relaxation, tai chi gong and contact improvisation)
THE MUSICIANS ASSOCIATED J. JODY JANETTA
J. Jody Janetta - drums/percussion and bass.
Bobby Davis - alto/soprano sax and flute.
Scott Merritt - sax and flute.
Jon Thompson - sax and flute.
Ron Lange - double bass.
Steve Testa - bass.
Dominic Mancini - bass.
Dan Barry - guitar.
Jack Jesiolowski - guitar.
Lisa Melian - percussion/vocals.
Lori Benton-Janetta - vocal alchemy and small hand percussion.
Tony Mascara Jr. - bass, drums and percussion.
Bob Meashey - trumpet and flugel horn.
CONTACT INFO FOR BOOKING
J. Jody Janetta
(856) 696-0350 or (609) 277-5119
PARTIAL LISTING OF PAST EVENTS/VENUES (J. Jody Janetta)
Schoodic Arts Festival-Winter Harbor, ME
Penny Lane Cafe-Boulder, CO (with Jeff Miller-guitar )
The West End Cafe-Boulder, CO (with Jeff Miller-guitar )
Chris' Jazz Cafe-Philadelphia, PA
Event Horizon Concert Series-Philadelphia, PA
Landsdale Street Market Music Series-Lansdale, PA
Linvilla Orchards-Media, PA
Marmont Steakhouse and Bar-Philadelphia, PA
The Nazareth Center For The Arts-Nazareth, PA
The New Hope Arts and Craft's Festival-New Hope, PA
Psalm Salon-Philadelphia, PA
The Rim Cafe-Philadelphia, PA
All Saints Episcopal Church-Concerts In The Garden Series-Rehoboth Beach, DE
Aqua Sol Restaurant-Bear, DE
Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival@All Saints Episcopal Church-Rehoboth, DE
The Bellefonte Cafe-N. Wilmington, DE
The Film Brothers Gallery-Wilmington, DE
The Home Grown Cafe-Newark, DE
The Tim Quall's Show-Newark, DE
Al Fresco Fridays Concert Series-Vineland, NJ
Amnesty International Concert Events-Ocean City, NJ
Amnesty International Concert Events-Somers Point, NJ
Art, Antiques and Music Festival-Millville, NJ
Arts In The Park Festival-Burlington, NJ
Atlantic City Jazz and Blues Festival-Atlantic City, NJ
The Auction House Concert Series-Audubon, NJ
Balic Winery Wine and Music Festival-Mays Landing, NJ
Bellview Winery JazzFest-Landisville, NJ
Burlington County Agricultural Center Music Series-Burlington, NJ
Burlington County First Night-Mout Holly, NJ
Cafe Improv Performance Showcase- Princeton, NJ
Concerts@The Plaza-Millville, NJ
Concerts@The Promanade-Sagemore Plaza-Marlton, NJ
Concerts@The Gazebo-Millville, NJ
Concerts@Village On High-Millville, NJ
Cumberland County College Jazz Festival(2004 and 2006)-Vineland, NJ
Fest DeVaul - Ocean View, NJ
Four (4) Sisters Winery Music Festival-Belvidere, NJ
Gloucester County College Art Exhibit and Concert-Sewell, NJ
Hopewell Valley Vineyards-Pennington, NJ
Human Village Brewing Company-Pitman, NJ
International Festival-Vineland, NJ
Long Beach Island Arts and Science Foundation Concert Series-Long Beach Island, NJ
Margate Performing Arts Center-Margate, NJ
Medford Art, Music and Wine Festival-Medford, NJ
Medford Lakes Street Market Music Series-Medford Lakes, NJ
MongoFest-Penns Grove, NJ
Nauti Spirits-Cape May, NJ
2nd Satrurday Events-Mullica Hill, NJ
Multicultural and Arts Festival-Burlington, NJ
Nickelby's-Sea Isle City (Townsend Inlet Section), NJ
Salem Road House Cafe Concert Series-Union, NJ
Sushi Lover-Vineland, NJ
South Jersey Pumpkin Festival-Millville, NJ
South Jersey Home Expo Music Festival-Buena, NJ
The Paul Robeson Center For the Arts-Solley Theater-Princeton, NJ
The Rivers Edge Music Festival-Lambertville, NJ
The TAG Festival, Trenton, NJ
BAM Cafe-Mays Landing, NJ
The Bayou Cafe-Freehold, NJ
The Beanwood Cafe-Bordentown, NJ
The Bistro On Broad-Elmer, NJ
The Blue Plate-Mullica Hill, NJ
The Book Asylum-Blackwood, NJ
Bogarts Books and Cafe-Millville, NJ
Borders Books and Music Cafe, Mays Landing, NJ
Brenner's Brew and Art House-Bridgeton, NJ
Buckalews Restaurant-Beach Haven, NJ
Langosta Lounge-Asbury Park, NJ
Lou Ferretti's Mori's on Landis-Vineland, NJ
Malelani Cafe, Ventnor, NJ
The Cafe@Larry's II Restaurant-Vineland, NJ
The Enlightened Cafe-Ventnor, NJ
The Mad Batter-Cape May, NJ
The Madison House (Private Event)-Riverside, NJ
The New Brunsick Jazz Series-New Brunswick, NJ
The Sweet Life Bakery and Cafe-Vineland, NJ
The Viet Bistro-Vineland, NJ
The Wildflower Vegan Cafe-Millville, NJ
WCFA Radio-Cape May, NJ
PARTIAL LISTING OF PAST EVENTS/VENUES
(w/Catherine Marie Charlton, Ruth Wyand, Juniper Trio and J. Jody
Janetta freelance work.
The World Cafe-Philadelphia, PA (w/Catherine Marie Charlton-piano)
The Metropolitan Room-New York, NY (w/Catherine Marie Charlton-piano)
Firehouse Performance Space-Brooklyn, NY (w/Catherine Marie Charlton-piano)
Delaware Museum Of Art-Wilmington, DE (w/Catherine Marie Charlton-piano)
The Grand Opera House-Wilmington, DE (w/Catherine Marie Charlton-piano)
Unitarian Universalist Church-Newark,DE (w/Catherine Marie Charlton-piano)
The Quaker Meeting House-Kennett Square. PA (w/Catherine Marie Charlton-piano)
Longwood Gardens-Longwood, PA. (w/Catherine Marie Charlton-piano)
The Maryland Theatre-Hagerstown, MD. (w/Catherine Marie Charlton-piano)
Margate Performing Arts Center-Margate, NJ. (w/Catherine Marie Charlton-piano )
Princeton Performing Arts Center-Princeton, NJ (w/Catherine Marie Charlton-piano)
Cafe Improv-Princeton, NJ. (w/Catherine Marie Charlton-piano)
Dante Hall-Atlantic City, NJ. (w/Ruth Wyand-singer/songwriter/guitarist )
Concerts on the Beach-Ventnor, NJ. (w/Ruth Wyand-singer/songwriter/guitarist )
Chamber of Commerce Concerts in the Park-Millville, NJ (w/Ruth Wyand-singer/songwriter)
Bellview Winery Jazzfest, Landisville, NJ. (Juniper Trio)
Evolutions For Conscious Living, Vineland, NJ. (J. Jody Janetta Trio)
Jempi Samyn-Jazz Radio Host/Jazz Journelist
Marianne Lods...Director of Events-The Arts District of
Mike Cagno...Director of The Noyes Museum
Oceanville, NJ and Hammonton, NJ
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