Favorite Steely Dan songs: Gaucho & My Old School
Over the years, Joe has enjoyed playing in big bands at Western Maryland College, the University of Rhode Island, and The Catholic University of America; the highlights being performances in Washington, D.C. at Blues Alley, the Kennedy Center, and various jazz festivals as lead trombonist with the Catholic University Jazz Band. For a few years he played with the ‘60s rock & roll cover band, King Huey and His Court.
Currently, Joe is the bass trombonist in the Coastline Swing Band, an 18 piece big band that appears the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Venice Restaurant in Westerly, RI.
Additionally, Joe is active in the music ministry at his Church and has had the privilege of being associated with the award-winning liturgical music composer and pianist, Tom Kendzia.