Joe Bagg is an internationally known pianist and Hammond organist who has long time playing/touring associations with jazz legends Bobby Hutcherson, Jack Sheldon, Bill Holman, Larry Coryell, Alphonse Mouzon, Anthony Wilson, Hollywood actor Jeff Goldblum and many more and has played on recordings featuring Pop artists Miley Cyrus, Fiona Apple, Sharon Van Etten, Gregory Porter, Haley Reinhart and more. He has appeared in Downbeat Magazine’s Critic’s Poll for 15+ years running and has performed on screen in movies (Jersey Boys, J. Edgar), television (Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Today Show, The Late Late Show with James Corden, The Kelly Clarkson Show and many more), and in festivals and venues around the world (Royal Albert Hall, Glastonbury Festival, Rochester Jazz Festival, London Jazz Festival, Dubai Jazz Festival). Joe has shared the stage with prominent artists like Macy Gray, Brian McKnight, Burt Bacharach, Natalie Cole and many others. He is adjunct faculty at LACM & Santa Monica College and full-time faculty in the Bachelor and Keyboard departments at Musicians Institute.


Master of Music | Rutgers University