The Latest Bill Jolly News and Projects:
Bill scores the music for the 2023 film on the life of Dionne Warwick entitled, "Don't Make Me Over" featuring a star-studded cast of celebrities. (Below) It currently airs on HBO MAX and debuted at #1 in its time slot on CNN.
See a review of the film and interview with the director below.
The Bill Jolly Choir:
Bill receives 2 Platinum Records for his work on P!NK's #1 record, "Beautiful Trauma." Bill plays keys, arranges, conducts his choir on the song, "I Am Here" with Producer Billy Mann.
See more of Bill's choir/vocal work here.
Bill (dressed as Jimi Hendrix) appeared on the season 13 finale (episode 14) of the hit show, "Million Dollar Listing L.A." on Bravo.
Upcoming Studio Projects:
Bill co-writes and produces a song with Anthony Leonard for 11X Grammy Award-winner, Hollywood Walk of Fame enductee and Gospel music icon, Shirley Caesar. Watch their funny lunch break video below.
Oscar-Winner and Roots' Drummer Questlove mentions Bill Jolly on his social media page post.
(2023) Bill sells out 4 shows with his Hard Drive All-Star Band and directs the band for Alyson Williams' (2) sold out shows at Philly's premier club for jazz and soul, South Jazz Parlor.
Apple News interviews Bill regarding the Marian Anderson Awards. (Bill took over from the Phila. Orchestra as the Musical Director for the prestigious show for the last 8 years.) Here's a tribute he directed for Kool & the Gang featuring Nile Rodgers, Jazzy Jeff and host Tamron Hall. Read the article here. See Bill's tribute below.
Purchase Bill's popular dance track,
Hear Bill's Verizon commercial that was promoted on radio and billboards.
Bill records the audio, video and edits the 2022 Billy Joel/Elton John Tribute concert,
"Face to Face." Play the video below to see the sizzle reel.
Bill and CBS3 Anchor Ukee Washington salute our front-liners in inspiring video.
"Jollyest" Moments. :)
Bill Jolly's Hard Drive Band.
Almosts: (Cool things that were supposed to happen with Bill, but somehow didn't.)
*Bill's 2020 "Stevie Wonder at 70" tribute at the 2020 Berks Jazz Festival was unfortunately CANCELLED due to the coronavirus.
Bill returns to his Alma Mater to give the Commencement Address.
Click to purchase Bill's beautiful song that honors his mother and all women,
My Queen. Watch the video below.
Bill is currently featured on his Alma Mater's website: Click on the photo above to read the full article. See Bill's former school activities, photos, honors and awards here.
Travel: Bucket List completed! Bill conquers his biggest fear.
Bill creates 25 orchestral arrangements from the Bee Gees catalog for the Nassau Pops Orchestra's concert featuring the N.Y. Bee Gees that is currently being performed by symphony orchestras across the globe. Hear Bill's orchestrations live as he directs the PBS special, "Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia" below.
Bill's directs the concert "Grover at 75." It airs on the Berks Jazz Fest page on Facebook. Performing together for the 1st time were sax greats Gerald Albright, Kirk Whalum, Everette Harp and Andy Snitzer along with Grover Washington, Jr's original band (for which Bill was the Musical Director) and the Berks horns. Click on the picture below to see the concert.
NEW! View some of Bill Jolly's rare concert footage and Youtube videos!
See more of Bill Jolly's rare concert footage and Youtube videos here.
Work With Children:
The Bill Jolly Children's Choir backing Celine Dion. See more of Bill's work with children here: