Invited back to Mallet’s Place

Invited back to Mallet’s Place

A few years ago, we were asked up to Mallet’s Place in Staten Island. Mallet’s Place is the home of Jason “Malletman” Taylor. It’s a full service film and video studio where Jason records instructional sessions and full blown concerts...
And then it was 2015

And then it was 2015

You are correct! We have been asked back for the night of nights, New Years Eve, at Chris’ Jazz Cafe. This is a great way to spend your holiday capper. Get yourself out to the finest jazz club in town and make a night of it with us. There will be seatings at...
Just when you thought it was safe

Just when you thought it was safe

  Hoppin’ John will be playing a Halloween date at Chris’ Jazz Cafe. At first this was in the books as a much anticipated Friday at one of our favorite local spots. But let’s face it, we don’t get many chances to play a Friday on Halloween...
In a word: BEER

In a word: BEER

  Actually, it’s two words, beer and food. Hold it. No. Wait. That’s not right, it’s three words: Beer, food and free swinging’, 5 piece horn section havin’, down in the bayou funk-a-fyin’, soul savin’, high fivin’,...
Summer Outro at Chris’ Jazz Cafe

Summer Outro at Chris’ Jazz Cafe

Hoppin’ John is back at Chris’ Jazz Cafe. Easily one of the finest jazz rooms in the city. The band sounds great at Chris’! In fact, the fantastic food, lovable staff and center city address make it a great night for all. We will help close out the...
Praise for “Reunion Days”

Praise for “Reunion Days”

Hoppin’ John Orchestra’s Reunion Days hits the sweet spot between jazz, blues, soul, ska, and swing. From the festive Mardi Gras spirit of “King Cake” to the Latin groove of “El Sueno” to the pop charm of “Hollywood,” this superb album has it all: alluring female...