Joel enjoys sharing his love of music and the craft of jazz with aspiring musicians, both recreational and professional.
Joel has performed or recorded with many established touring bands and legends of the music world. He has also recorded music for numerous motion picture soundtracks and television shows. He currently directs the Instrumental Music department at St. Bernard High School in Playa Del Rey, CA and has previously taught at Crossroads Elementary School and New Roads High School in Santa Monica. Joel has also been a frequent clinician at the Stanford Jazz Workshop in Stanford, CA.