In addition to being one of the hardest swinging members of his generation of vibers, Joe consistently reaches his listeners with the distinctiveness of his musical voice as both a truly creative virtuoso on his instrument and an increasingly compelling composer. In short , both his playing and his tunes speak more and more clearly and strongly to us.
-Todd Barkan, Record Producer, Artistic Manager, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
In him you have a young man with vision who is able to realize the future today.
-Benny Golson, Legendary Jazz Performer, Educator and Composer
Joe Baione is an excellent example of the new breed of jazz musician well educated in the form and its tradition and equally at home on the bandstand or the classroom