(from his website:)
Joe Izzo has been busy on the New York City scene since relocating there in 2008 from North Carolina. He has played at many of the popular music venues there including; The Highline Ballroom, The Mercury Lounge, The Bitter End, The Bowery Electric, Bar Next Door La Lanterna, Sullivan Hall and Fienstiens to name a few.
His studies as a jazz performance major at North Carolina Central University allowed him to perform or attend classes with Branford Marsalis, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Eric Revis, Joey Calderazzo, Ed Thigpen, John Blackwell, Joe Chambers and Terrell Stafford.
Current projects include gigs with Dylan Connor, Rachel Millman, The Low end initiative and the Morningside Jazz Collective.