Joel Moreno Codinachs was born in Barcelona in a very musical family in which almost everybody plays an instrument. He soon chose the guitar influenced by this environment. At the age of 14 he discovered the electric guitar and started to play blues and rock. Soon after he fell in love with the harmonies of Jazz and Brazilian Music. From that time he has been busy playing this music.
He leads his trio and quintet and participates in several projects. He has released, with his quintet, Songs for Midnight Dancers (Underpool 2017), his second work as a lider. His debut album, Emergexit (Errabal 2010), was recorded in New York and in the year 2015 he presented PLAY (Errabal 2015) with Diana Palau & Joel Moreno Project a CD result of the collaboration with the singer Diana Palau . He has collaborated in several other recordings like Chiquilladas Pintorescas (JazzGranollers Records 2015) with Sabina Witt Quintet, Estrada do sol (TempsRECORD 2012) and Flor de cerrado (TempsRECORD 2014) with Luna Cohen Grup -albums in where he participates as a performer and music producer-, Fight with your best weapons (Barcelona Underground Scene in 2014) with Bernat Hernandez, Songs & Canções (S.R. 2012) with Diana Palau, Després del Jazz (Audiovisuals de Sarrià 2011) with Martí Ventura Quartet or L’aigua no es mou (Satélite K 2011) with Folkincats.
Besides his work as a performer he also works as a composer, arranger and educator.