Dr. Joseph Jewell is tenured Associate Professor of Guitar and Commercial Music Studies at Fullerton College, a recording artist, and one of Southern California’s most versatile and prominent guitarists. Equally adept on classical and electric guitar, Joe can be found performing both Jazz Festival and Chamber Music Festivals. In 2003, Joe completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Jazz Guitar Performance at the University of Southern California. In addition to jazz and gypsy jazz styles, Joe is also an active classical and chamber musician and has recorded extensively on soundtracks for television shows and feature films. Joe taught at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, NY for nine years and was Head of Guitar Studies at State University of New York at Oswego before moving to Southern California in 1988.
Dr. Joe Jewell with his Benny Model
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