Joe Michaels studied Jazz Performance at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. He has taught privately for over 10 years and has conducted master classes and lessons at Penn State University Main Campus. Joe has been performing as a Professional Freelance Musician for over 10 years. He has toured throughout the United States and Europe with various artists. Joe has performed or recorded with Grammy nominated artists such as David Liebman and Kurt Elling, and International Artists such as Tim Warfield, Rich Perry, and Joel Frahm. Currently, Joe tours with “9/11 Singing Policeman” Daniel Rodriguez.