Winner of the ‘Brightersound’ competition for young songwriters, 2013.
Songs and pieces performed at numerous music festivals nationwide, including the Edinburgh Festival, Beatherder, and Kendal Calling.
Performances of original pieces at Manchester International Festival and Manchester International Jazz Festival.
Recordings and broadcasts of his brass quintet arrangements on BBC Radio 3 and 4, from Chester Cathedral.
An original brass dance track shortlisted for BBC Radio 1’s live lounge competition 2021.
Original tracks played on BBC Radio Suffolk, BBC Radio Essex, and many internet radio sites, including in the USA.
Joel’s dream commission would be to compose, ‘An Ionian Odyssey’ for a full orchestra, including a three month period in Corfu, overlooking the Ionian Sea for inspiration!
Trumpet, cornet, French horn, trombone, tuba, sousaphone, flugelhorn, drum kit