Joe teaches four and five string electric bass as well as upright bass, and guitar. He started his career in New York, playing religious, rock, fusion, jazz, and punk. He studied at the Febbraio School of Music in Westchester, New York, Hunter College, and the Eddie Colon School of Music in East Harlem. He currently teaches at the private Indian Mountain School in Lakeville, Connecticut.
Joe has performed at clubs, concerts, cruise lines, and weddings. He currently plays with The BT Rhythm Company, playing in Westchester, The Bronx, and Long Island. Joe has his own group, the BigCityFunkBand which specializes in instrumental fusion which is based in Patterson, New York. In addition to playing various brunch duos, he has also played with the Scott Heth Trio, The Valley Swing Shift 18 piece jazz Orchestra. and Bob Parker's Jive by Five.
He is a fan of the Great Gypsy music of the late and great Django Reinhardt, He lives in Salisbury and lives for the loves of his life... his 31 year old son and 4 year old grand daughter.