Named in Downbeat Magazine's 2023 Readers Poll
Aside from his live performances, Joel appears on more than 100 recordings as a leader or sideman. His albums include the critically-acclaimed "Don't Explain," a duo with pianist Brad Mehldau and live performances at Smalls and Mezzrow jazz clubs in New York City. He was featured on Freddy Cole's Grammy-nominated album "My Mood is You" and was a member of Dafnis Prieto's big band on "Back to the Sunset," a 2019 Grammy-winning album.
From a 2023 performance of the Brandon Moore Big Band at the Nashville Jazz Workshop
From a live performance with Freddy Cole at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in New York City
From a 2017 performance in Espoo, Finland
Hear Joel play "Black Coffee" in a sold-out performance at New York City's Jazz Standard.
From a performance with the Omer Avital Quintet at Casa Del Jazz in Rome, Italy
Here's a solo from a 2015 performance with the Sant Andreu Youth Jazz Orchestra in Barcelona, Spain.