This powerhouse of modern mainstream piano first established his reputation with a trio of solid albums for Blue Note. Secrets, featuring the brilliant arrangement of Bob Belden, marks a mighty turning point for Joey. Joined by bassis James Genus, drummer Clarence Penn, and a large supporting cast including such notables as Tim hagans and Fareed Hacque. Joey has created a modern masterpiece.
“****1/2. Secrets is an album for your permanent collection. Its musical satisfactions are enhanced by the exceptional production values which are typical of the AudioQuest label; the liner photos are worth having, the notes are informative, and the audio quality crystalline.” -Downbeat
“The leader’s splendid trio and Bob Belden’s arrangements and backings make this a sparkling new release.” -Jazz Journal (U.K)