STOMPING LOUD IN MINOR KEYS & STORY SONGS & JAMBOREES
"Able Baker Charlie & Dog" awarded 2009 Album of the Year by the International Folk Alliance in Memphis, TN
Falcon Ridge "Most Wanted" Artist & Preview Tour
Rockefeller Foundation Songwriting Grant Recipient
Top 12 DIY Recording-Performing Songwriter Magazine
Mountain Stage New Song Finalist
"This is not reviewers hype...This guy is flat out good"
---- Rodger Nichols of The Dalles Oregon Chronicle
Artful, intense, and often transcendent…imaginative, and extremely engaging...-
If you love a moving song and
magical madness, Joe delivers it all....the music, the lyrics,
the energy, and the passion for exceptionaly well written songs --
He loves his audience, and it shows.
Joe was chosen as a Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Most-Wanted Artist,
and was featured on the Annual Falcon Ridge Preview Tour with
Lindsay Mac, Anthony da Costa and Randall Williams.
---28 dates, from Club Passim to Kennedy Center.
He was as a finalist in the Mountain Stage NewSong Contest,
and received a year-long songwriting
grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to travel throughout New York State, interview local residents, and write songs based on his experiences..It's been a
good couple years, and there is no stopping.
In February 2009, "Able Baker Charlie & Dog" was awarded
"Album of the Year" by the International Folk Alliance in Memphis, TN
"Freddy The Falcon"
"Red Rooster In The Mash Pile"