Joe Procopio

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Pop - General | Hillsborough, North Carolina, United States
Total Song Plays: 116   
Member Since: 2016
   Last Login: 3/14/2018

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Joe Procopio is an ASCAP Artist, composer, conductor and professional musician. He was the Lead Reed for many of the world's top recording artists including:The Temptations, Steve and Eydie Gorme, Aretha Franklin, Tony Bennett, Lawrence Welk, Petula Clark, Wayne Newton, etc. Lead Alto Sax Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra Savoy Theater and Palace Theater Myrtle Beach, SC.

He is listed in The Encyclopedia of Saxophone Music and IS the teacher Of Guitarist T. Maxwell (heard in TV's Magnum P.I., The Rockford Files and Kojak) and Ian Cattell Lead Vocalist/Bassist Britt Floyd.

His accomplishments as a teacher include:
The Miles Clark Endowed Chair, Music, College of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City, NC
Chair Music Dept. Cazenovia Central School NY
Director Of Ins. Music Chapel Hill/Carrboro City Schools NC

His teachers include: Robert Shaw, Igor Stravinsky, Eric Leinsdorf, Eugene Ormandy, Earl Bostic, Dr. James Stoltie, Gino B Cioffi, Aaron Copland, Gunther Schuller.