Joe DeVico grew up in
Chatham and Madison, NJ, a suburb of NYC. A drummer from an
early age, he began studying piano at 12 years old. After
high school, Joe attended Indiana
University's School of Music where he majored in Jazz Studies and Percussion
Locally, Joe performs as a
drummer with varied performers including The Jazz Lobsters,
The Stardust Big Band, Terry Allworthy and the Big Apple
Pops, and Asbury Fever, a Jersey Shore tribute band. He has
worked with jazz giants including James Moody, Betty Carter,
and Freddie Hubbard performing in the rhythm section as part
of the Masters in Monaco European tour series.
Joe is also an active studio
musician, playing on more than 22 albums throughout his
career. He has recorded with David Baker, Dominic Spera,
Jerry Coker, Joe Elefante and the Cecil's Big Band and Don
As a composer he has written
music for the radio and television for such clients as The
Food Network, TBS, the We Network and TLC.
An avid photographer, he has
carried a camera whenever he has travelled. His
straightforward sense of composition can be seen on the many
graphic design projects he has worked on.
He has been teaching privately
for over twenty years and teaches and consults in music,
computers and audio design and installation.
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