Ned Lamont, apparently, has chops - link-
I'm not a connecticut voter, but I do live in a state that touches connecticut, and I used to work there.
Staid Joe is emblematic of what is wrong with CT. A powerful elite which is un-interested in what "the people" actually need, and crabby about all the flak.
So, the piano solo. Not at all bad, great improv, definitely outshines his accompanyment. More talented than Clinton.