Joe Plowman is a Philadelphia area bassist. An alumni of Temple University’s Boyer college of Music, Joe can often be seen playing anywhere from D.C. to New York. As music director and bassist for Carsie Blanton, he has toured the country opening for acts such as Paul Simon, The Wood Brothers, The Weepies, and Joan Osborne.
Grand Slam Trio
The Philadelphia-based Grand Slam Trio brings the music of beloved swing icon Leroy “Slam” Stewart (Slim & Slam) and his contemporaries to life. Bassist Joe Plowman and his trio play Stewart’s iconic dance music and highlight his recordings as a sideman with Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, and many others. Grand Slam Trio features Ryan McNeely on guitar and Austin Wagner on drums.