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As a sideman, Joe has also worked with Nashville artists such as Angel Snow (on 3 UK tours), Don Gallardo, Amy McCarley and Texas songsmith Guthrie Kennard; plus, UK artists Phil King, Katey Brooks, Jolle Moses, Kirris Riviere, Robbie Cavanagh, Demi Marriner, Tammy Payne, and Brit & Mobo award winner Shola Ama.  

 

For 3 years running Joe has been part of Bristol's annual Jazz and Blues Festival as a member of the Bristol Bluesmen with sell-out shows at the Colston Hall and the Anson Rooms.   

  

Joe also features in the funk outfit 'Mohawkestra'. Signed to Reed Records and with 6 singles released to date, they have garnered support from Craig Charles on BBC 6 Music, and their collaborative single with Bristols 'Boca45' was featured as 'Beat of the week' on Huey Morgan’s BBC 6 Music show.

In 2013, Joe co-founded the rock band Temple Kings, which went on to release 4 singles and their debut album 'Ode To The Stars' in 2015.  

 

Joe is a member of Jazz/Alt-Rock band Sefrial, who’s self-titled debut album was released in March 2020 receiving rave reviews from some of Europes top Jazz publications. This includes London Jazz News who said - “Splendidly moody … fascinating instrumental music that fans of Get the Blessing or Polar Bear might relish, and make an equally strong impression. There are hooks, interesting textures, adroit changes of pace, and unflashily excellent playing … a band to look out for.”  

 

Since 2008, he has taught both one-to-one and group lessons, as well as in schools. In 2012 he recorded 6 video lesson series for Pro Music Tutor, alongside Pee Wee Ellis (James Brown, Van Morrison) and Micky Moody (Whitesnake).