9/29 Sonny Barbato Duo
September 29, 2023 07:00 PM until September 29, 2023 11:00 PM
Notes and Nosh with Sonny Barbato.
Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with soulful jazz melodies performed by the acclaimed Joseph 'Sonny' Barbato. Known for his unique talent, Sonny takes timeless popular melodies and infuses them with his signature jazz style, creating a captivating and enchanting musical experience. Immerse yourself in the timeless allure of his jazzified tunes, as they seamlessly intertwine with the rich tapestry of jazz music, transporting you to a world of musical bliss.
As you indulge in the music, treat your taste buds to an exquisite culinary experience. Our Asian-inspired small plates menu offers a delectable array of dishes like the succulent Braised Lamb Shank Massaman and the tantalizing Homemade Shrimp Potstickers in a fragrant Tom Yum broth.
In addition to our culinary delights, we take pride in providing a diverse selection of libations. Choose from our extensive collection of 20 craft brews on tap, each offering a unique flavor profile for every discerning palate. For those seeking a more mystical experience, our cocktail "potions" will transport you to new realms with their expertly crafted blends and enchanting flavors.
Make sure to join us for an enchanting evening of mesmerizing music, exquisite cuisine, and a captivating selection of drinks. We look forward to hosting you and delighting your senses this Friday night.
Sonny Barbato, piano
Mark Poniatowski, upright bass
Joe "Sonny" Barbato is a pioneering voice in jazz accordion and one of Boston's finest musicians. He began with accordion lessons from Louis Bregoli at the age of nine, and then switched to piano at thirteen. Later, he rediscovered his passion for accordion, expanding his repertoire to include pop, rock, country, and jazz.
Joe has an impressive track record as a sideman and has toured Europe and the United States. He has worked and recorded alongside numerous notable artists, including Ravi Coltrane, Stanley Turrentine, Donald Harrison, and many more.
In addition to his mastery of the accordion, Joe Barbato is equally at ease on the piano, showcasing his versatile musical talents. With his piano skills in high demand, Joe is frequently booked for gigs, captivating audiences with his dynamic performances on this iconic instrument. Whether it's the rhythmic heartbeat of the accordion or the soulful melodies emanating from the piano keys, Joe's incredible musicianship knows no bounds, as he effortlessly moves between these two instruments, leaving listeners spellbound.
After years of being a sideman, Joe decided that it was time for him to take on the role of a leader. He is a firm believer in collaboration and feels that music is about the group rather than one person. Joe continues to perform and teach in New York City and Boston, eager to share his unique sound and mastery of the accordion with the world.