Illuminati

Illuminati

IF YOU ARE NEW TO JOE GALLANT & ILLUMINATI here's the story!

Illuminati started life as a trio on Oct 20, 1982, for a gig at Tramps in NYC. As the music evolved, I added additional members from among my friends in the lower east side "downtown", chamber and jazz cadres, until the band reached its current 18-piece ensemble size around 1990.

We gigged frequently on the downtown new-music circuit, home-basing in La Mama Galleria and playing regularly at the first Knitting Factory, St. Marks Church, Judson Memorial Church, Sweet Basil and... more