Joe is a seasoned musician with a love of many genres of music, and decades of live and studio experience. Fusion, metal, alt— country, classic rock, blues; they are all in his tool box. With a modest yet wide ranging collection of guitars and amps, Joe proudly plays a custom JMX1 ELITE model in red velvet. Influences include Bill Connors, Andy Summers, Mike Stern, Dicky Betts, Uli Roth, Michael Schenker, Allan Holdsworth, Eric Clapton, The Beatles, Crack The Sky, and many more from a wide array of styles. Joe has also operated as band member, sideman, musical director, studio musician as well as a sound tech. He is well versed in music theory and its application. He also helps out with demos for Freestate Custom Guitars and our products before they hit the market! Overall, Joe is a very talented and smooth player, and a great asset to our family!