Drummer, Corey Kertzie and keyboardist, Joe Bellanti from New York’s Top Emerging Band, 2021, Organ Fairchild, joined Rockabilly Greg “In the Flamingo Lounge” on September 1, 2022. A lively discussion was had talking about their individual careers and their three-piece instrumental organ trio/funky jam band with guitarist Dave Ruch: Organ Fairchild.
Jam band mainstays, Joe, Corey, and Dave met in 1983 as members of Buffalo NY Grateful Dead cover band “Wild Knights,” a group that still plays reunion shows to this day.
Individually, these veteran musicians have played with (not in support of) Bob Weir, Rob Wasserman, Robbie Krieger (The Doors), Nels Cline, Tony Rice, moe., Oteil Burbridge, Steve Kimock, Keller Williams, Strangefolk, Gibb Droll, Big Leg Emma, Juggling Suns and more.
In early 2020 that they wrote their first original music together, this time as three-piece instrumental organ trio/funky jam band Organ Fairchild.