"The Bright Side" CD available now!
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.
This CD reunited Joel with Brad Mehldau, a former high school classmate who became a renowned jazz pianist. Listen here to some samples from the album.
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