Artist

Joe Baudo Quartet feat. vocalist Cheryl Ferris

Dr. Joseph M. Baudo is an educator, arranger, and clinician who plays organ, piano, saxophone, clarinet, and flute.  He currently directs and performs with The Joe Baudo Big Band (17 pieces at the Sportsmen’s), The Joe Baudo Quintet, and Buffalo Jazz & Swing.  He is a member of The Pete Ciraolo Big Band and performs with many other artists in Western New York.  Joe was inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame in 2014.  He currently serves as secretary/business agent of The Greater Niagara Musicians Union.  Cheryl Ferris has been singing with Joe as her accompanist in several big bands, combos, and as a duo for almost fifteen years.  This year she received honorable mention as best jazz vocalist in the JazzBuffalo Readers and Fan Poll.  Joe and Cheryl are excited to share the stage in Lewiston with some of the area’s best musicians.