Get a Real Job...and he did!
In addition to playing with bands on the weekends like Captured, Joe went and got himself a Real Job. Starting in January he'll be teaching woodwinds at The Bishop's Stortford High School, an arts influenced school for kids who are really are into music and arts, where in his words, "I'll try to inspire students on what NOT to do to get to where I am today." Hey Teach! Can you teach us how to play "Charlie Brown"?
Everyone needs proteges
Joe imparts some of his 40-odd years of experience in the music business (and we do mean odd) to the TBSHS Modern Jazz Ensemble as he leads them in a performance of Ode to Billie Joe (arranged by Joe) at the Music Festival Finalé Concert 2013.
Onstage at Wembley Arena with Reba McEntire
Joe joined Reba McEntire on stage in London for the the International Festival of Country Music at Wembley Arena. Reba headlined the festival, which started in 1969 but hasn't been put on in 21 years.The show got rave reviews and you can check out a couple of Joe's solos below.
Gonna Take, A Trans-Atlantic Journey....
The rumors are true, Joe moved to London in October to marry the lovely and charming Ms. Helen Rochelle and embark on a new chapter in his life.
Since getting back to London, Joe's been in the studio with Elliott Randall, an old friend who lives in London and was the best man at his wedding, recording Elliot's latest CD project.
Goin' to the Other Chapel
On September 11, 2011, Joe proudly gave his daughter Meredith away at her wedding. Meredith's kicking butt at her salon, Red Salon Organics, in Richmond, Virginia.
Joe is in the house. The house band, that
February 5 the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will begin
airing the new show, Love
Marriage & Stinking Thinking featuring
The Reverend Jimmie Bratcher and Sherri Bratcher...and really
featuring Smokin' Joe McGlohon playing in the
house band. Okay, along with Dave Autry on drums, Denny Autry
on keyboards, and Landy Ewing on bass. Thirteen shows are in
the can with more to come. Hopefully lots more!
McGlohon CD is (kinda) here!
finished recording his first solo CD. It's twue!
And while you're waiting for the actual, real life CD to be pressed
and official, you can find out more
here. As he puts it, "It's a combination of
originals, some favorite R& B stuff I've always wanted to
cut, and some humor. I want to document the various styles and
genres of music I love to play." Songs include Healin'
Groove, Ode to Billy Joe, and a version of Papa
Was a Rolling Stone that features guest vocals by T. Graham
Brown, Delbert McClinton, Steve Bassett, and Jimmy Hall. The
CD was produced by Joe and Steve Bassett, recorded at Miss Laura's
Kitchen and Silvertone Studios, and mixed and mastered by the
illustrious James Pennebaker. Stay tuned for more details!
Recent Recordings Joe's been recording a whole bunch. Let's
see....he played on Bonnie
Bramblett's new album which is due out any time
now, laid down some sax tracks on a really cool record by The
Reverend Jimmie Bratcher, and will be heading to
Muscle Schoals in January to record the new Nappy
Brown CD for Blind Pig Records.
Speaking of Stairway to Gilligan's
Island A video has been unearthed of Joe singing Stairway
to Gilligan's Island at an unidentified Good Humor
Band reunion. Check it out
here at your own risk. (Thanks - we think - to Hunter
Halder for this.)
Joe's a grandpa! It's true. For proof, check out the proud
a part of the History of the Saxophone
John Laughter has finished his 276-page book, The
History of Top 40 Saxophone Solos-1955-1998 and
is looking for a publisher. In the meantime you can get a copy
of it on CD, including text and music. One of the featured artists
on the music CD is none other than Joe McGlohon, playing a song
he co-wrote with Steve Bassett, “Reggae Gone Shuffle.” To find
out more and get a copy of the Cd-book, go
cuts - Listen
to recordings Joe
recently completed with Bobby King and two hot solos
on songs written by Gene
Rabbai and Marcy McGuire.
- Check out Joe
on The Steve Schuffert Band's new album, Love, Sex & Freedom,
news as it develops!