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Joe Barna & Sketches of Influence

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm



Joe Barna is a Drummer/Composer/Bandleader originally from Troy, NY whose passion and dedication to music have taken him around the world. He is a former student of SCCC in Schenectady, NY and holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts from SUNY Purchase in Westchester, NY. He was voted 2022 Jazz Artist of the Year by LISTEN UP AWARDS, Xperience Monthly Magazine and Jazz Artist of the Year in 2023 by The EDDIE Awards, Proctors Theater.

Some of the outstanding performers Barna has had the honor of playing with include: 3 time Grammy Award winners The Celtic Tenors, 7 time Grammy Award recipient Gary Smulyan, world renowned classical violinist Peter Fisher and 4 time Grammy Award recipient Ralph Lalama. Other notable performances have been with Joe Magnarelli, Dick Oatts, Joel Frahm, Jon Gordon, Lee Shaw, Grant Stewart, Jim Rotondi, Keith Pray, Charlie Sigler, George Muscatello, Jerry Weldon, Stacy Dillard, Jon Elbaz, Matt Garrison, Victor Gould, Lee Russo, Bryan Patneaude, The Big Soul Ensemble and his own original band Sketches Of Influence.

Sketches of Influence features:
Dave Solazzo – piano
Tarik Shah – bass
Joe Barna – drums & compositions

Click here to hear their music: https://sketchesofinfluence.bandcamp.com/album/the-grind

Show @ 7:00-10:00pm | FREE


June 20
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm