Trombonist Joe Beaty began performing in front of live audiences in his home state of Texas at the age of 14. His musical talents earned him a full High School Scholarship to the world-renowned Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan. Continuing his musical education in New York City at New School University for Jazz and Contemporary Studies, Joe earned a Bachelors Degree in Jazz Performance. Joe then received his Masters Degree in Music and Composition at New York University and became one of the youngest faculty members as trombone teacher at NYU. Joe Beaty has been able to take the stage with many great musicians such as Jason Lindner, Chick Corea, Richard Bona, Jean-Michel Pilc, Ari Hoenig, Junior Mance, Joe Lovano, and many others on tours throughout Japan, France, Brazil and Poland. He has also appeared on TV at the Latin Grammy Awards and performed numerous times at Blue Note, Birdland, Iridium, Smalls, Jazz Standard and Carnegie Musical Hall, as well as recorded with musicians such as Dave Liebmann, Lee Konitz, MK Groove Orchestra, and Maxwell to name a few.