Jazz great Dr. Billy Taylor, was the first to give air play to Joel’s first jazz album, “MOVE”, which was reissued in Japan.
A contemporary of Bill Evans, Joel has entertained 5 presidents, has been a pianist/bandleader for thousands of events, and has performed at concert venues in New York, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Japan and Greece. NYC venues include: Windows On The World and The Rainbow Room.
He has recorded four CD’s and also holds an M.A. (from Rutgers University).
His latest recording, “Live At Steinway Piano Gallery” was performed on a Steinway Model D Concert Grand, released in Japan