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Sojoy w/ Stu Dias
May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sojoy + Stu Dias = Mojoy
Sojoy is a made up word for made up music. Mo’ music, Mojoy. Original tunes by Stu Dias and Jonny Peiffer inspired entirely by the constellations and the tales, mythology, and folklore thereof. Astrolojoy.
Stu Dias – vocals
Matt Langley, Nick Mainella, Barry Saunders – reeds
Josh Gagnon, Zach Lange – brass
Scott Kiefner – bass
Jonny Peiffer – drums
powered mostly by your presence and also your generous donations
Sojoy is a little big band modern jazz septet led by composer, arranger, and drummer Jonny Peiffer, formed in 2014.
Sojoy’s second album, The Adventures of Oliver Z. Wanderkook, was listed among Bandcamp.com‘s ‘Best of Bandcamp Jazz’ in 2017, and the group was awarded the Portsmouth Herald’s Spotlight on the Arts Award for Best Jazz Group in the same year.
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