Joe Holt

    Director, Jazz Combo

    Joe Holt has been a full-time performing pianist for over 40 years. Past experiences include concert and jazz festival touring throughout the US, extensive Atlantic City casino performing, concert and music therapy related performances in dozens of regional senior communities and various music director/staff positions. Currently, Joe performs each week as the host of the “Mainstay Mondays” series at The Mainstay in Rock Hall, MD. He is a walk on entertainer for American Cruise Lines at ports along the Chesapeake Bay. Joe is a regular sideman with regional jazz groups and accompanist/musical director for several vocalists and singer/songwriters, in addition to his solo concerts and other collaborative performances. He appears on over 30 album recordings. Joe has studied, most notably, with Yoheved Kaplinsky (classical piano) and Don Glanden (jazz piano). He received a B.A. in music from Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) in 1986, and earned certification as a Music Therapist (MT-BC) in 1997.