Joe Correro grew up playing music in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. He moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he recorded with Steve Cropper and Duck Dunn at Stax Records and American Records. He relocated to Los Angeles when asked to play with Paul Revere and the Raiders and recorded with the group for the next four years.
Since then, Joe has recorded with such notables as Joao Gilberto (5 albums), Al Jarreau (4 albums), Paulinho Da Costa, Dave Grusin, Helen Reddy, Art Pepper, Chase, Morgana King, Joe Farrell, Harry Nilsson, Joe Cocker, Leon Russell, Carmelo Garcia, Joe Pass, Jennifer Warnes, the Captain and Tennille, Mike Nesmith and The Monkeys, Eumir Deodata, Claus Ogerman, Clare Fischer, T-Bone Burnett, and Johnny Mandel. Joe played for the Hair live stage show for approximately 2 years, and with the Rocky Horror Show stage show. He appeared on The Merv Griffin Show, The Dinah Shore Show, and The Smothers Brothers television shows as well as Lucille Ball and Jack Benny specials.
Joe has been on many popular recordings such as Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds’ number one hit and gold records Don’t Pull Your Love Out On Me Baby and Falling In Love Again.
Joe was presented the National Academy of Recording Arts and Science, Best Jazz Vocal Performance, for his contribution on Look to the Rainbow with Al Jarreau. Joe is known as a musician’s musician because of his style, sensitivity, creativity, and love of music.
“Out of all the different drums that I have played, Tom’s TJS drums have so much more sound, options, and dimension, that it opens up one’s creativity – which spells spirit!” – Joe Correro