Joe Derise

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A pianist and vocalist who recorded for Bethlehem in the '50s, then resurfaced in the late '70s and was very active during the '80s. Derise played in a bebop style, though he also recorded with a big…
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A pianist and vocalist who recorded for Bethlehem in the '50s, then resurfaced in the late '70s and was very active during the '80s. Derise played in a bebop style, though he also recorded with a big band and even with The Australian Jazz Quartet. But most of his dates were with a small combo.