JOE DELLA PENNA is one of the most renowned jazz musicians on the Greater Boston scene today. A pianist for over thirty five years, he holds two performance degrees (New England Conservatory, M.M. and The Hartt School, B.M. cum laude.) Joe is now in his seventh year as a piano accompanist for dance classes at The Boston Conservatory. 

In 2000 Joe founded his private studio in Cambridge where he is a vocal coach, piano teacher, composer and musical director. Through the Cambridge Center’s “Great Jazz In Harvard Square” series (in partnership with The Regattabar Jazz Club), Joe has opened for and hosted pianists Bill Charlap, Kenny Barron, Michel Camilo and Ahmad Jamal. He has performed at many venues in the Greater Boston area including Ryles Jazz Club, Club Cafe, Les Zygomates, and the Lilypad.