Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts,
USA, music became a part of Joe's life at an early age. He began
his singing career in a church choir and with various street
corner singing groups. Greatly inspired by such greats as Nat King Cole and Lou Rawls,
Joe's own singing style is rapidly becoming known to audiences around the globe.
Joe's career grew in the USA from lead singer for a Top 40 rhythm
and blues / jazz band, to the international status that he now
enjoys, recording and releasing LPs and subsequently having hit singles from these
LPs. At the same time he was involved in making several radio and TV commercials
for Delta Airlines, Coca Cola and the American Telephone Company.
After moving to Europe, Joe began performing for the American
and Dutch Military and supported acts in concert for such artists as The
Stylistics, Natalie Cole, The Manhattans, The Pointer Sisters, and Dionne
Warwick while they were on their European tour..
His engagements have included venues and corporate events in
such places as Scandinavia, Australia, Aruba, Indonesia, Great
Britain, Spain, Germany, Italy and Switzerland.
See Performance Highlights
Numerous television shows culminated in a Christmas TV special
with the world renown Ray Charles which was filmed in Germany and televised in
various markets throughout the world. Joe continues to expand his already extensive repertoire, delivering
his special brand of entertainment for Radio and TV programs, gala
evenings, concerts, dinner shows, film premieres, new product presentations,
designer fashion shows, openings, con
ventions, cruise ship galas, and
Joe teams up with his female colleagues for some heart-warming duet performances complemented
by various orchestra backings from combo to Big Band or symphony
In Bulgaria, he was awarded the Silver Orpheus and in Ireland
the Jimmy Kennedy Award, both for his exciting rendition of
In addition, Joe was also awarded two prices in 1998: "
Kunsteler des Jahres" and the
"Diamantes des Jahres".
Both for top class entertaiment in Germany.
Joe served 3 years on the board of The Tucson Jazz Society and was the vice president
from 2004 -2006. He currently serves as a board member for the community radio station KXCI Tucson and
is the entertainment coordinator for the Oro Valley, Az Arts council's, "Celebrating Arts in the Park".
His hobbies include Acrylic painting, See Art Gallery photography and bicycling.
In 2006, Joe will serve as a panelist for the performing arts portion of the Arizona Commission of the Arts
Grants selection program.