Joe has been a professional musician since signing with United Artists at age fourteen. He has written the music and lyrics to over 200+ songs and has recorded under the stage name “Slyce” releasing his first album in 1990. His self-titled debut album Slyce generated five songs which garnered airplay on over 400 radio stations nationwide and each one landed on the prestigious the Gavin Report Adult Contemporary Top 40 chart. He has performed his original song dedicated to our freedom entitled “Lady Liberty” with the support of the Georgia Mass Choir for the millennium celebration of the Ellis Island Awards in front of such luminaries as then First Lady and former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton. In 2014, Joe founded Sceneworks Studios, a production company that has invested in over 15 Broadway productions including Dear Evan Hansen, To Kill a Mockingbird, Beetlejuice and Sondheim’s Company. His musical, All For Joe, which he wrote the book, music & lyrics, has been showcased at the Duke Theatre on 42nd Street, NY, the bergenPAC in Englewood, NJ, and performed in concert at 583 Park Ave in NY.
Joe is a proud supporter of the Actors Fund and is also actively involved on numerous boards, including the Drama League of New York, the Ellis Island Society, Columbia University’s School of the Arts Dean’s Council, Manhattan School of Music’s Gala Chair and most recently was unanimously accepted to the Board of Trustees of the American Repertory Theatre (A.R.T.) in Cambridge, Mass.
Joe is married to his wife Lauren and is a devoted father to his four children: Joseph Jr., Jeffrey, Ariela, and Daniel.