Is a tenor saxophonist and jazz enthusiast. Originally from New England, he relocated to the Twin Cities with his wife in 2012 and has been deeply involved in the local music scene since. He received his Masters Degree in Jazz Studies at the Purchase College Conservatory of Music in New York in 2008 and his Bachelors Degree in Jazz and African American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2005. Joe has been teaching saxophone to students of all ages and abilities for 15 years. He specializes in jazz saxophone but and has extensive experience in teaching and performing a wide variety of musical styles.