Performing in Troy, NY

​Hear Joel in a live performance from August, 2016

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   Joel has appeared on eight recordings as a leader, including the critically-acclaimed "Don't Explain," a duo with pianist Brad Mehldau. He also can be heard on dozens of other recordings as a sideman. 

Sorry, No Decaf

Live at Smalls

Project A.

​​Want to hear more from Joel? Listen:

Live at Dizzy's Club.

From a live performance in February, 2017 with Freddy Cole at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in New York City

Live at Mezzrow

Caminhos Cruzados

    "I'd lay odds that this record will become famous, a cult object among musicians and avid jazz listeners. It's that good."

                            -- San Jose Mercury News

Listen to "East of the Sun" from "Don't Explain"

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Live at the Jazz Standard

Hear Joel play "Black Coffee" in a sold-out performance at New York City's Jazz Standard.

The Navigator

We Used to Dance

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