A regular on the New York City club circuit, award-winning saxophonist Joel Frahm has appeared alongside musicians such as Brad Mehldau, Bill Charlap and Matt Wilson and has recorded with Dianne Schuur, Freddy Cole, Jane Monheit and other top jazz artists.  He has performed at night clubs , music clinics and jazz festivals in the U.S. and around the world. Fans know him for his big tenor sound - fluid, inventive and full of passion.


Appearing in New York City

The Joel Frahm trio will appear Monday at Smalls Jazz Club in New York City. For details and future performances, see Joel's calendar.

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Recording news

Joel is a member of the Dafnis Prieto Big Band, whose album, "Back to the Sunset," won a 2019 Grammy. Joel also is a featured soloist on the Grammy-nominated album, "My Mood is You," by vocalist Freddy Cole.


  • Here is an interview with Joel posted on SaxShed.com.
  • And another from Chronogram Magazine.

From 'Jazz times' magazine

New England Public Radio host Tom Reney writes about Joel in this Jazz Times column, "Storytelling Tenor."