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Organ Fairchild

Voted #1 out of 64 up-and-coming bands in NYS Music's statewide March Madness competition (2021), Organ Fairchild has been described as a musical party that won't quit. Take your old-school organ trio, add dance-heavy grooves and adventurous jamming, and shake vigorously. Enjoy all night long. Joe Bellanti - organ and keyboards Corey Kertzie - drums and percussion Dave Ruch - guitar

Sophomore album "Leisure Suit" released September 8, 2023 on Organ Fairchild Records.

Debut album "Brewed in Buffalo" released September 15, 2021 on Organ Fairchild Records.


Winners of NYS Music "March Madness of Bands" 2021


Album Review

Organ Fairchild: Leisure Suit

Read "Leisure Suit" reviewed by Doug Collette

Nattily attired as Organ Fairchild is in the cover photo of Leisure Suit, the last word in the album title would seem to take the form of a verb rather than a noun. The fast-evolving ensemble strives for and reaches a playful atmosphere on this, their sophomore studio outing, but that's hardly the extent of their ambition(s). By emphasizing exploratory electric guitar and keyboard work within concise arrangements, the threesome aims to mesh the classic jazz styles of ...

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"A trio that demands to be called a supergroup" - Gusto Magazine

"Fiery, passionate and deeply musical" - Jeff Miers, The Buffalo News

"Three long-time veterans of the jam band scene" - Grateful Web

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Brewed in Buffalo

Organ Fairchild Records



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