Joseph (Joe) Ferlo - Music Department - Colgate University

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Joe Ferlo

Teacher of Guitar
Music, Charles Dana Arts Center
Joe Ferlo completed his studies at Berklee College of Music, and took to the road in New England to gig the region's R & B scene. His path ultimately led him back to central New York, where he has performed with many of the area's premier players. Joe's versatility is evident from the moment he places a guitar in his hands. His musical virtuosity weaves seamlessly through the jazz related styles of the American Songbook, the roots of R & B, and its current expression in the Rock & Roll of our modern age. Today, Joe continues his multi-faceted role as guitar teacher, solo performer and sideman to individual artists, and as a featured player within ensemble groups. He is guitarist for the jazz trio O.G.D. (organ/guitar/drums).

Originally from Rome, New York, Joe has played guitar for over forty years. He's a graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, where he lived and performed for twelve years, and is Teacher of Guitar at Colgate University.