Joseph has been in the music business for over 30 years. As a session guitarist and bassist, Joseph has played, recorded and taught some of the biggest names in the business. He received his BA from Manhattan School of Music and his MA from SUNY Fredonia. Joseph also holds post master degrees from Yale, Berkeley, Eastman, University of Michigan, University of Singapore, and the University of Hong Kong for Science and Technology. He has recently published his guitar method (The Guitar Sensei) both in hardcover and video series.

Joseph’s innovative fusion style of playing is influenced by artists like Alan Holdsworth, Jim Hendrix, Pat Metheny, and Eddie Van Halen. He headlined the Michigan Jazz Festival in 2012. Joseph performs on Long Island with his band Souled Out, as well as in the NY area with several different projects.

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