Joel has been playing guitar for over 20 years.  Originally from Grass Valley, CA Joel attended the Musicians Institute in LA where he stayed and set out to share his talents with the world. In 2009 he began playing with Aloe Blacc, shortly after embarking on numerous world tours and travels through the years.

Still residing in Los Angeles works as session musician and songwriter with many producers including Robin Hannibal, Cook Classics and Adam Berg.  He has recorded on records with the likes of Ceelo,Aloe Blacc, Yuna, Black Panther Album, DVSN, Nas, Chairlift, Niia, Jesse Ware, Kyle Dion, Outasight and many more. 

Joel has been on most American TV shows (Letterman, Ellen, Nickelodeon Teen Choice Awards), as well as others including Jools Holland and Guitar Center Sessions.  He's played live at many of the worlds big festivals including Glastonbury, Lollapalooza, Coachella, V Fest and more. 

Joel is regularly working from home or outside studios. He is available for music production, songwriting sessions (including online sessions), and live work!   

JOEL IS A PROUD ENDORSER OF RELISH GUITARS, MESA BOOGIE AMPS, DEAN MARKLEY STRINGS, TAYLOR GUITARS, STRYMON PEDALS,& KLOTZ Cables

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