In a word: BEER

In a word: BEER

  Actually, it’s two words, beer and food. Hold it. No. Wait. That’s not right, it’s three words: Beer, food and free swinging’, 5 piece horn section havin’, down in the bayou funk-a-fyin’, soul savin’, high fivin’, all...
Summer Outro at Chris’ Jazz Cafe

Summer Outro at Chris’ Jazz Cafe

Hoppin’ John is back at Chris’ Jazz Cafe. Easily one of the finest jazz rooms in the city. The band sounds great at Chris’! In fact, the fantastic food, lovable staff and center city address make it a great night for all. We will help close out the...
Praise for “Reunion Days”

Praise for “Reunion Days”

Hoppin’ John Orchestra’s Reunion Days hits the sweet spot between jazz, blues, soul, ska, and swing. From the festive Mardi Gras spirit of “King Cake” to the Latin groove of “El Sueno” to the pop charm of “Hollywood,” this superb album has it all: alluring female...
Reunion Days

Reunion Days

Well the new disc is finally in our hands and we’re happy it is. It could be in your hands too. Just drop in to CD Baby and download a copy, or better yet, come out to see us and pick one up in person. In the meantime, Mike put together some notes: What’s on...

Word on the Street

Very strong possibility that a track from Reunion Days will be played around 1pm on the Philly Local Pick-of-the-Day on 88.5 WXPN TODAY! Tuesday. Try to listen if you can…not getting our hopes up but Helen said she played one last Tuesday night on the evening local...

March Performances

Hey there cats and kittens! Hope you and yours are keeping warm this chilly time of year. HJO is jazzed to announce some of our upcoming live performances in the Philly area: Saturday, March 1st – Historic Yellow Springs from 7-8 PM Tuesday, March 4th –...