Stir Fried is an original band based in New Jersey/New York. They have been together for over a decade, performing their blend of swamp groove, psychedelic improvisation, and hook laden visual songs.Originally formed around the songwriting talents of founding member John Markowski, whose father, Thomas Jefferson Kaye, was a legendary producer and songwriter in the 1960's and 70's. This band has always played signature versions of several Kaye masterpieces, alongside brilliant Markowski originals. Newer member, Craig Coyne, brings his tasty originals, as well as vocals and incendiary guitar playing, alongside original members John Markowski on drums and vocals, Jan London on guitars, and Vince Lorenzo on percussion. Long time member Joanne Lediger shines on vocals. The band is rounded out with the addition of Ron Penque on Bass, and Peter Francovilla on keyboards.
Stir Fried has toured extensively across the US, building solid fan bases on both the east and west coasts. Many legendary musicians have gravitated towards Stir Fried's original yet old school sound. The band has recorded and performed with the likes of Dr. John (keys), Vassar Clements (fiddle-Old & In The Way), Commander Cody (piano), Buddy Cage (pedal steel-NRPS), Jo Jo Herman (keys - Widespread Panic), Bernie Worrell (keys-P Funk, Talking Heads), Derek Trucks (guitar-Allman Bros. Band), Tony Trischka (banjo).
Come see the power of a seasoned band, at the height of their musical game.