Joseph Connick, Jr. Biography (1967-)

Full name, Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr.; born September 11, 1967, in NewOrleans, LA; son of Joseph Harry Fowler (a district attorney and an owner ofrecord stores) and Anita (a lawyer, judge, and an owner of record stores) Connick; married Jill Goodacre (a model), April 16, 1994; children: Georgia Tatom, Sara Kate. Career: Musician, actor, composer, and songwriter. Performed with professional musicians on Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA, 1973; Dr. Delf and the Killer Groove (jazz band), New Orleans, LA, keyboard player, 1981-84; performed at the Empire Diner, New York City, 1986; Our Lady of Victory church, New York City, organist and music director, 1986; entered into recording contract with Columbia Records, 1986; performer of a royal command performance at Windsor Castle in honor of Prince Philip's seventieth birthday, July, 1991; performer of numerous concert engagements; Harry Connick's Big Band, leader. Awards, Honors: Rolling Stone Music Award, critics'pick for best keyboard player, 1989; Grammy Awards, best male jazz vocal performance, 1989, for When Harry Met Sally., and 1990, for We Are in Love; named one of the twelve "promising new actors of 1990," John Willis' Screen World; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding performance in a musical program, 1991, for Great Performances; winner of piano competitions; platinum record for the motion picture soundtrack recording When HarryMet Sally.; other platinum and gold records. Addresses: Office: c/o Anita Nanko, Columbia Records, 51/12, P.O. Box 4450, New York, NY 10101-4450.; Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Musician, actor, composer, songwriter
Birth Details
September 11, 1967
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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