In The News: Joey Pero Takes Music To The Next Level

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Joey Pero is no longer going solo.The 28-year-old Batavia native now talks in terms of "we," which includes his publicist, producer, stylists, a clothing company he’s teamed up with and a group of fellow musicians who helped make Pero’s first album, Resonance. "It’s everyone we deal with artistically," Pero said by phone this week from his home in Jersey City. "We are all in this."

Pero, who counts Wynton Marsalis as a mentor and toured with the late Maynard Ferguson, spent 2008 drafting the concept, playing and perfecting his debut album, which was released Monday.

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Posted by on Saturday, February 21st, 2009. Filed under DCA News.