OK, let’s acknowledge right up front that the dye job’s a little creepy, while the whole “I’m from Joisey” schtick we associate him with could use some Botox, or cyanide, even.
Not as a comedian whose routine includes a parody of Frank Sinatra one of his more memorable skits on SNL but as a legit jazz singer who does a Sinatra tribute as part of musical act that’s, naturally, sprinkled with humor.
“Nobody knows that,” Red Bank Jazz Orchestra director Joe Muccioli says of Piscopo’s love of jazz, and his ability to serve it up. “But he’s been doing this for years. And he’d got pipes.”
On Saturday, June 21, expect to see some disbelieving faces pressed against the windows of the Rivers Edge Café on Broad Street, when Piscopo rolls into the eatery for two performances.