Friday, March 1, 2019
Sojoy is the little big band modern jazz septet, winner of the 2017 Spotlight on the Arts Award for Best Jazz Group, lead by drummer and composer Jonny Peiffer. Peiffer is an in-demand composer, arranger, and collaborator, and the creator of projects like The Adventures of Oliver Z. Wanderkook, and SoundBody, recently at 3S Artspace. Peiffer has recently composed brand new music for the group inspired by the constellations.
A "merry band of joyful noise creationists." "Proving that great music still exists even as new traditions are being forged." - Chris Hislop, Portsmouth Herald
"Tightly arranged and swinging like a modern version of John Kirbys Sextet of the 30s." "Utterly charming!" - Jazz Weekly
Eric Klaxton, Matt Langley, Nick Mainella - reeds
Chris Gagne, Zach Lange - brass
Scott Kiefner - bass
Jonny Peiffer - drums, compositions