Raised in Springerville, AZ and Danville, IN, Joey found himself constantly listening to music. After a small punk show in a friends basement he decided to pick up a guitar and play. Upon graduating high school he headed off to Musicians Institute in Los Angeles California where he received a certificate in Guitar Performance. There he studied under great artists such as Dale Turner, Jamie Findlay, and Sid Jacobs.
Soon after graduating from MI he moved to Boston in order to begin studies at Berklee College of Music. There he received his Bachelors in Guitar Performance and had the privilege to study with Bret Willmott, Julien Kasper, Chris Buono, David Fiuczynski, and other phenomenal artists.
Since then he has worked as a freelance guitarist in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Indianapolis, and Nashville playing styles that range from metal to hardcore to country to jazz.
Artists/bands he has worked with include:
Joey continues to tour with Levi Riggs and can also be found playing, recording, and producing with artists throughout the Nashville area.