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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 Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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.

Thursdays in January features saxophonist and composer Matt Garrison. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk.

Bright Size Life Project

Jazz at The Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue , Ossining

Jan 21, 2023, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Jazz at The Lodge - 118 Croton Ave, Ossining, NY 10562

Pat Metheny's "Bright Size Life" was Pat's first album as a leader featuring Jaco Pastorius and Bob Moses. It was unique and a first of it's kind in many ways. Guitarists and bassists in particular, consider this album to be a watershed moment in jazz guitar trio - offering a door for future musicians to walk through in pursuit of originality of voice and sound.

Jazz at The Lodge presents the Bright Size Life Project on Saturday January 21st starting at 7:30 pm. This project is a reimagining of this iconic album through the scope of the Hammond B3 organ, electric bass, and drums. Paul Connors - Hammond B3 organ, Marshall Toppo - fretless bass, Jon Doty - drums.

The program will be a performance of the entire album in its original song order for the first set.

The second set will have additional Metheny and Pastorius compositions with additional musicians.. Matt Garrison - saxophone, Jesse Lewis - guitar, Todd Isler - percussion, Paul Connors - Hammond B3 organ, Marshall Toppo - fretless bass, Jon Doty - drums.

Admission $20

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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.

Thursdays in January features saxophonist and composer Matt Garrison. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk.

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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.

Thursdays in January features saxophonist and composer Matt Garrison. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk.

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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.

Thursdays in January features saxophonist and composer Matt Garrison. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk.

Paul plays with A Decade of Soul

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The Blue Note, 131 West 3rd St., New York, NY 10012

A Decade of Soul: Live at The Blue Note, New York

A special New Year's Day brunch show starting at 12:30 pm

A Decade of Soul is a veteran R&B and Soul Revue featuring Bruce "Big Daddy" Wayne, Janelle Jones, and Prentiss McNeil on vocals. Motown and Stax gems are performed as a singular experience, celebrating this golden age in American music.

One show only beginning at 12:30 pm.

The Blue Note is located at 131 West 3rd Street New York, NY 10012

Thursday Organ Groove featuring David Ullmann

Jazz at The Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue , Ossining

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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 12/22/22 features guitarist and composer David Ullmann. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk.

Thursday Organ Groove featuring David Ullmann

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Jazz at The Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue , Ossining

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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.

Thursdays in October features guitarist David Ullman. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk.

Thursday Organ Groove featuring Chris Vitarello

Jazz at The Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue , Ossining

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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.

Thursdays in September features guitarist Chris Vitarello. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk

Thursday Organ Groove featuring Matt Dickey

Jazz at The Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue , Ossining

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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 September 22nd features guitarist Matt Dickey. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk

Patterson Blues & BBQ Festival

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Patterson Blues and BBQ Festival, 13 Burdick Road, Patterson, NY 12563

Paul Plays with 2 Petey Hop (4:15 pm) and Pat O'Shea (5:30) in 2 separate sets of original blues music at The Patterson Blues and BBQ Festival in Patterson, NY. Vendors and extensive barbecue food begins at 12:00 Noon and goes until 7:30 pm on Saturday September 17, 2022.

13 Burdick Road Patterson, NY 12563.

Paul plays with the Eric Puente Quartet at The Green Growler

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Green Growler Grocery, 4 Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

Eric Puente Quartet Live at The Green Growler

Friday September 16, 2022 8:00 - 11:00 Eric Puente - drums Rich Williams - saxophone Dave Kain - guitar Paul Connors - organ

A night of jazz, funk and blues.

The Green Growler is located at 4 Croton Point avenue Croton on Hudson, NY 10520

Thursday Organ Groove featuring Dave Kain

Jazz at The Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue , Ossining

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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 September 15 features guitarist Dave Kain. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk.

Thursday Organ Groove featuring Chris Vitarello

Jazz at The Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue , Ossining

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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.

Thursdays in September features guitarist Chris Vitarello. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk

Thursday Organ Groove featuring Chris Vitarello

Jazz at The Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue , Ossining

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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.

Thursdays in September features guitarist Chris Vitarello. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk

Thursday Organ Groove featuring John Basile

Jazz at The Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue , Ossining

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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.

Thursdays in August features guitarist John Basile. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk

Thursday Organ Groove featuring John Basile

Jazz at The Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue , Ossining

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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.

Thursdays in August features guitarist John Basile. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk

Thursday Organ Groove Featuring John Basile

Jazz at The Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue , Ossining

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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.

Thursdays in August features guitarist John Basile. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk

Thursday Organ Groove featuring Matt Dickey

Jazz at The Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue , Ossining

Paul Connors Organ Trio hosts Thursday Organ Groove - a weekly residency with a featured artist.

2 sets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Jazz at The Lodge in Ossining, NY. $10 per person for admission to both sets.

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 vibe for you to sit back groove to the music. Drinks and bar eats are great and inexpensive.

During the warm months, the music goes from the front room out into the parking lot. The backlit stone walls make for a gorgeous backdrop under the stars.

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.

Thursdays in July features guitarist Matt Dickey. The music is a mix of original compositions, as well as jazz, soul and funk