Five Firsts: Joey Thomas of the Joey Thomas Big Band

December 11th, 2009, 12:10 pm by Greg

JoeyThomasNAME: Joey Thomas
BAND AFFILIATION: The Joey Thomas Big Band
INSTRUMENT: Tenor Sax, Clarinet & Flute

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Kenton in Hi-Fi”

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Dick Clark and the
Calvacade of Stars featuring Paul Anka

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3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … trumpet

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Secretly” by Jimmy Rogers

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Kenny G & The Impacts (1958)

Joey Thomas and the Joey Thomas Big Band with featured vocalist Bob Father pay tribute to the music of the late great Frank Sinatra with “A Sinatra Christmas” at The Egg in Albany, a special holiday show at 3pm on Saturday, December 12, marking the 94th anniversary of Sinatra’s birth.