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Joe is known for his versatility as a musician on a variety of instruments, both in live performances and recordings. Primarily a saxophonist, Joe has performed with numerous music groups since 2009 such as the Riverside Jazz Ensemble, and New World Trio of PGH. As an educator, Joe has taught at various different schools across PA since 2009. He also performs as a bassist and writes original music for the acoustic guitar. He currently teaches at The Falk School at The University of Pittsburgh where he is the director of three instrumental ensembles and teaches private lessons.
Currently, Joe plays saxophone for the Derek Woods Band which performs regionally around the Pittsburgh, PA area. The Derek Woods Band has also had the privilege of opening for Jefferson Starship and Melvin Seals and the Jerry Garcia Band. The band performed in the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock Music Festival and will be opening for the Allman Betts Band in June of 2020. In 2019, he performed on their EP release of "The Question" which is available on all streaming platforms. Music from this album has been featured on 102.5 WDVE, 91.3 WYEP, and Rocky 104.9. He is a member of the Grace Life Worship team in Monroeville, PA where he plays bass and saxophone.
In 2014, he released an EP of original compositions titled "Remembering the Atlas". This album is currently available on iTunes and Spotify. His acoustic music has also been heard on various different radio stations including as 93.7 WSTW, and Gashouse Radio.
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Unforgiving Tree - Derek Woods Band
Two Weeks Notice - Joe Scheller
Up In The Air (Live at Yasgur's Farm) - Derek Woods Band
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