Joel Edinberg is a composer and producer based out of the Boston area. He currently works out of Q Division Studios and performs regularly on the saxophone.
At the age of 10, Joel performed his first paying gig with his family band. Rooted in Jazz, R&B, and Reggae, he joined his first band, the Tile Renters, in high school. That band toured throughout the North East, opened for many of the area's top Ska Bands, and eventually signed with King Django to record an album. He had also been selected to play in the regional, state, and all eastern concert bands.
Joel eventually moved to Boston where he founded the Somerville Symphony Orkestar, an International Party Music band, in 2009. His band has recorded two studio albums and one live album under his production. They have opened for the Rebirth Brass Band, Moon Hooch, Slavic Soul Party, Bella's Bartok, Uzimon, Melvin Seals and the Jerry Garcia Band, and Dudu Tassa & the Kuwaitis.
In 2011, he decided to shift more to composition and music production. He started working at Q Division Studios in Somerville, MA while also writing music for television and commercials. He has had his music featured on Daily Show, Saturday Night Live, Inside Amy Schumer, Most Expensivest, Tosh.0, The Legend of Mick Dodge, Un Nueva Dia (Telemundo), American Pickers, and Pawn Stars. While as a recording engineer, saxophonist, and producer, he has worked with the B-52s, Guster, Pino Palladino, The Dropkick Murphys,Chris Dave, Juliana Hatfield, Greg Hawkes (from The Cars), Moon Hooch, Eli "Paperboy" Reed, Thelma Jones, Willie Hightower, Bob Metzger (Leonard Cohen), and George Thorogood. He continues to work as a freelance composer, producer, recording engineer, and session musician.