April 17, 1932 ~ November 26, 2008
Rochester: Wednesday, November 26, 2008. Rochester native and world renowned jazz musician, Joe is survived by his loving,long time companion, Judy Tarte; son, Jason Romano of Las Vegas, NV; many loving friends; many devoted fans. No prior calling. His Memorial Service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be welcome to a memorial fund being set up in Joe's name at a later date.