If you like the sound of Bob Hardwick, Lester Lanin, Mike Carney, The Rolling Stones or Motown you’ll love pianist vocalist Joseph Claffy, the premier Party Music Organization for “A” list clients from Bar Harbor, Maine to Palm Springs, California; from Palm Beach, Florida to Vancouver, British Columbia, and from the White House to Versailles.
Joseph has provided exciting party music for weddings, balls and parties across the country. Joseph’s music spans the generations with authentic “Big Band Swing”,”Motown”, “Classic Rock and Roll” and “Two Beat Bounce”, with extensive Motown, George Gershwin, Cy Coleman and Cole Porter repertoires.
While some of Joe’s biggest fans include other bandleaders such as Bob Hardwick, Alex Donner and Mike Carney and the late great Lester Lanin, you may review some client comments on our “What They Say” client comment page.
Joseph Claffy began performing in Denver, Colorado, gaining local acclaim playing in Denver, Evergreen, Vail and Aspen, Colorado. While attending Philadelphia University of the Arts he spent summers playing at Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. He graduated with a degree in piano performance and immediately set to work writing and arranging jingles and scores for Industrial and TV shows. Joseph coined the familiar slogans “Only Sony” and “Mobil One” in jingles which he composed for the companies. He has composed music for and produced seven Mobil Oil Conventions along with music for Sunoco, Texaco, Carillon Liquors, Six Flags, and Ovaltine. His TV credits include themes for The Jeep Aloha Bowl, Sports Talk, Escape to the World of Golf and a host of tennis, aviation and squash training videos.