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Joe Fonda has finished his autobiography.

The book will be titled: My life in the world of Music. It will be self published and available in July of 2021.


Joe Fonda interview Morningstaronline UK.

Joe Fonda interview Morning Star 

 https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/c/walking-water


Fonda, Haynes, Altschul, to perform in China

Fonda, Haynes, Altschul, to perform in China


Joe Fonda, drummer Jaimoe to record in Milano

Joe Fonda, drummer Jaimoe to record in Milano

Joe Fonda, Jaimoe from the Allman Brothers Band to record in Milano 


Bassist Joe Fonda, By Owen Mcnally

Bassist Joe Fonda, By Owen Mcnally

Bassist/composer Joe Fonda, long an irrepressible, dynamic force in the world of cutting-edge music, outdoes himself as a bold impresario/producer with his Tenth Annual Connecticut Composers Festival, a combustible mix whose catalytic elements start crackling on Saturday, November 14 at 7:30 pm at Middletown's Buttonwood Tree.

Read the entire article at wnpr.org


Joe Fonda Interview, Jazzthetik

Joe Fonda Interview, Jazzthetik

Joe Fonda inerview April 2017, Jazzthetik, Germany


Budd Kopman's Best Releases of 2016

Budd Kopman's Best Releases of 2016

Of the seventy or so albums I was fortunate to review this year (with many still waiting in the wings), the releases below (in chronological order) are those that moved me the most and hence that I remember the clearest, even after a year. The quality of the music is uniformly high, and leaving something off this list was a bit difficult. Of course, reactions to music are completely subjective, so one man's gold is another's lead—your mileage may vary.

Read the whole article.

Also read Budd's review of the Flow


Robert Bush Picks Joe Fonda Satoko Fujii recording Duet as one the top Jazz Albums 2016

Robert Bush Picks Joe Fonda Satoko Fujii recording Duet as one the top Jazz Albums 2016

Satoko Fujii & Joe Fonda, “Duet” (Long Song Records 2016)
It’s hard to believe that these two haven’t been collaborating forever. The degree of intimate listening and deep exchange between Fujii’s piano and the woody, natural-sounding bass of Fonda is breathtaking. Unbelievably, this live album was only the second time they played.

The entire story


Joe Fonda Interview at Jazz Halo by Ferdinand Dupuis-Panther

Joe Fonda Interview at Jazz Halo by Ferdinand Dupuis-Panther

Joe Fonda, interview with the American bass player and member of the NU band. 

Read the interview at jazzhalo.be


Generations Quartet, with Oliver Lake

Generations Quartet , with Oliver Lake , Joe Fonda, Michael Stevens , Emil Gross will release a live cd  in 2017 recorded during there October 2016 tour  . The recording was done at the Bunker in Bielefeld Germany on October 29th 2016 .


Joe Fonda Oliver Lake in Duo, May 15 2016 , NY NY

Joe Fonda Oliver Lake in Duo, May 15 2016 , NY NY

Joe Fonda and Oliver Lake in duo, May 15 2016, NY.

OGJB , Quartet records first cd for Tum Records

The OGJB Quartet, Oliver Lake, Grahm Haynes, Joe Fonda, Barry Altschul recorded for Tum records June 15, 2016. CD to to released in  May 2017.


Generations Quartet, with Oliver Lake

Generations Quartet , with Oliver Lake , Joe Fonda, Michael Stevens , Emil Gross will release a live cd  in 2017 recorded during there October 2016 tour  . The recording was done at the Bunker in Bielefeld Germany on October 29th 2016 .


Joe Fonda 12th Annual Composers and Improvisers Festival

Joe Fonda 12th Annual Composers and Improvisers Festival


News from 2015-2021

Joe Fonda and the Nu Band will be releasing a new recording .

Joe Fonda and the Nu Band will be releasing a new recording dedicated to memory of Roy Campbel Jr. The cd will be released in April of 2015 on the Nottwo Record Label.

Fonda Stevens , records with Irek Wojtczak , In Warsaw Poland

The Fonda Stevens Group  recorded with Saxophonist composer Irek Wojtczak . The recording was done in July  in Warsaw Poland . The concept for the project was a reinterpertation of old Polish folks songs, that were rearranged by Erik . The cd is to be released in November of 2014 . 

Joe Fonda's music featured on WMBR Radio, Boston Mass.

Joe Fonda's Music was featured on his  59 birthday, 12/16/2013 on WMBR Radio in Boston Mass. The DJ was saxophonist Charlie Kohlhase, the show is called research and development. Mr Kohlhase started the show by playing  music from Joe Fonda's first recording looking for the lake, Alarca Records. The broadcast  coverd a lot of material that  has been recorded from  1980, on up though 2013. Thank you Charlie. Joe

Joe Fonda , recording again with the Barry Altschul

Joe Fonda will  be recording once again with Barry Altschul and the 3dom Factor , on Feburary 11th nd 12th 2014 , in New York city , for the Tum Record label . This will be  the 2nd recording for the trio , both for the Tum Label .

The Fonda Stevens Group records live cd as part of its 20th year anniversary tour

The Fonda Stevens group has recorded there next cd. The recordig was  done live  in Dornbirn Austria at the end of there 20th year anniversary tour, which took place in October 2012.  The cd was released in January of 2014 .

Joe Fonda interviewed and featured and the cover of Improjazz

Joe Fonda was recently was interviewed by Philippe Levreaud. The interviw will be published in the April issue of Improjazz . Mr. Fonda can also be seen on the cover of the issue.