About Joe


Born and raised on Rock ‘n’ Roll in North America, Joe begins his singing career at the age of 18 when he participates in “Cantapuglia”, a musical festival presented by Pippo Baudo.

In 1981 he records his first 33 record called “What’s On Your Mind?” which was distributed all over Italy as well as other European countries. The following year he participated in “Azzurro” on RAI 2, singing “Don’t Cry No More” (a 45 single).

In 1984 he wins first prize in a contest organized by the Elvis Presley Rock Fan Club in Recanati.

In the year 2000, he participates at the Elvis Presley Festival in Collingwood, meeting D. J. Fontana, Jerry Schilling and Joe Esposito.

Since 2000, he continues to sing on many stages all over Italy with live performances dedicated to the King.

In 2009 he records an album called “Here I Am” which includes 7 songs chosen among the 104 composed (music and lyrics) by him.

In 2017-2018 he plays the part of Elvis Presley in the marvellous “Elvis the Musical”, directed by Maurizio Colombi, touring the most prestigious theatres in Italy and Hungary, with an enormous success.

Today Joe is still on stage, performing with his love and passion for the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

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