The Jazz Funeral was a folk/Americana/60's pop band from Staten Island, NY, active from 2008-2011.
Our debut EP, "The Jazz Funeral EP" was released in December 2008, while a three-song followup, "A Belly Full O' Gin", was released the following fall.
The band consisted of myself (vocals, guitar, piano), Michael Parascandola (drums), AJ Parascandola (mandolin, lap steel, guitar) , Tom Rudolph (bass), and later David Stagno (piano, organ, guitar, vocals).
"A Belly Full O' Gin" was featured in the short film "Mao" (2010).
"Jolene, of the South Shore" was performed live in-studio and featured on silive.com (Staten Island Advance) in February 2009: