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Photo by Alan Haywood

Photo by Alan Haywood

Welcome to the site for musician Paul Connors. As a leader, Paul plays Hammond B3 organ in a weekly performance at Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY and monthly at Harlem's landmark jazz club Showman's. As a freelance musician, Paul plays piano, keyboards, guitar, bass, and sings for various recording sessions and musical projects. 

Click on the Press page to download an electronic press kit, or to listen to the latest samples from Paul's Hammond B3 organ trio, as well as Paul's other projects. 


Feel free to sign up for the mailing list on the Contact page to keep up to date on Paul's performance schedule as well as latest recording projects. 


In addition to viewing Paul's performance schedule, you can click on the Store page to purchase the Paul Connors Organ Trio CD entitled Soulphonic featuring Will Van Sise on guitar and Jon Doty on drums. The CD features reinterpretations of R&B and soul classics from artists like Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield, James Brown, Shuggie Otis and more. The CD and MP3 downloads are available on CD Baby as well as iTunes and Amazon. Also, look for a growing collection of audio samples of live performances on this Music Page.

Come check out Paul's residency at Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining NY. Each week, Thursday Organ Grooves features a new artist joining Paul on organ and Jon Doty on drums. On Thursdays, The Elks Lodge is transformed into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. In addition to the vintage vibe of Jazz at The Lodge, the bar has 'time machine' prices for their drinks. The featured music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics. Jazz at The Elks series is hosted by purveyor, John Codman and The Ossining Elks Lodge #1486, located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562. 2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm $10 suggested donation. Please visit the Shows section for performance dates and details. 


 

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Paul plays with Pete Valera and the Jump Blues Band

Showman's, 375 W 125th Street , New York, NY 10027

Paul plays with tenor saxophonist Pete Valera Quartet live at the landmark Showman's in Harlem.

The show will feature interpretations of jazz standards, R&B, soul and down home blues.

Showman's is a destination music venue, the last of it's kind in New York. A genuine neighborhood organ parlor/jazz club that features the music and the mighty Hammond B3 organ. When you walk in you are transported back to a time where classic r&b, soul and jazz was the music of the day. Showman's hostess and staff are warm, welcoming as are the neighborhood regulars - and they love their music. 2 drink minimum per set.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

There is a new featured artist each week. On 10/24/19, guitarist Mark Barden joins the trio. The music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

There is a new featured artist each week. On 10/17/19, a featured third artist joins the trio. Thursday 10/17/19 brings featured artist Jenny Hill on saxophone. The music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Live at The Uptown Room

$15 music charge

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Jazz at The Lodge transforms the Uptown Room into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

Paul Connors - organ John Basile - guitar Jon Doty - drums

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

There is a new featured artist each week. On 10/3/19, guitarist Dave Kain joins the trio. The music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

There is a new featured artist each week. On 9/26/19, guitarist Wayne Jeffrey joins the trio. The music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

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Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge Uptown Room transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Music is also piped out to the bar area up front in case you want to chill and catch up with friends and still listen to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

The featured artists for Thursday September 18th are guitarist Jay Azzolina, and drummer/vocalist Tony Jefferson. The music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

The 29th of August brings featured artist Mike Dopazo on alto saxophone. The music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

There is a new featured artist each week. On 8/22/19, guitarist David Ullmann joins the trio. The music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

There is a new featured artist each week. on 08/08/19, guitarist Doug Munro joins the trio. The music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

There is a new featured artist each week. On 08/01/19. saxophonist Andy Farber joins the trio. The music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

There is a new featured artist each week. On 7/25/19, guitarist John Basile joins the trio. The music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge Uptown Room transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Music is also piped out to the bar area up front in case you want to chill and catch up with friends and still listen to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

The featured artist for Thursday July 18th is guitarist Charles Rhyner. The music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.

Paul plays with Blue Roadhouse Orchestra

Garcia's, 149 Westchester Avenue, Port Chester, NY

Blue Roadhouse Orchestra live at Garcia's Wednesday July 17, 2019 beginning at 8:00 pm. An evening of the music from The Grateful Dead. $10 cover charge. Over 21 years of age required. Doors open at 7:00 pm.

Paul plays with Blue Roadhouse Orchestra

Garcia's, 149 Westchester Avenue, Port Chester, NY

Blue Roadhouse Orchestra live at Garcia's Wednesday July 10, 2019 beginning at 8:00 pm. An evening of the music from The Grateful Dead. $10 cover charge. Over 21 years of age required. Doors open at 7:00 pm.

Paul Connors Organ Quartet

Showman's, 375 W 125th Street , New York, NY 10027

Paul Connors Organ Quartet live at the landmark Showman's in Harlem.

The show will feature original compositions as well as music from Paul's CD Soulphonic: thoughtful interpretations of jazz standards, and R&B soul songs from the 60's and 70s.

Paul Connors - Hammond B3 organ Mike Dopazo - alto saxophone Greg Skaff - guitar Tim Horner - Drums

Showman's is a destination music venue, the last of it's kind in New York. A genuine neighborhood organ parlor/jazz club that features the music and the mighty Hammond B3 organ. When you walk in you are transported back to a time where classic r&b, soul and jazz was the music of the day. Showman's hostess and staff are warm, welcoming as are the neighborhood regulars - and they love their music.

2 drink minimum per set.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge Uptown Room transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Music is also piped out to the bar area up front in case you want to chill and catch up with friends and still listen to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

The featured artist for Thursday June 27th is saxophonist Peter Valera. The music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.

Paul Connors Organ Trio

Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining NY 10562

Paul Connors Organ Trio Hosts a Thursday Organ Groove Residency

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Elks Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 suggested donation.

The Elks Lodge is located at 118 Croton Ave. Ossining, NY 10562

Thursdays, The Elks Lodge Uptown Room transforms into an old school organ parlor with a house Hammond B3 organ, Leslie speaker, and an intimate listening room for you to sit back groove to the music. Music is also piped out to the bar area up front in case you want to chill and catch up with friends and still listen to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

The early timing of 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm allows you to start the weekend off right on Thursday night and yet still have plenty of gas left for the rest of the weekend.

Thursday 6/20/19, Jay Azzolina and Tony Jefferson join Paul Connors. The featured music is a mix of original compositions, jazz standards and R&B and soul classics.