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Joey O. has been featured in such magazines as Guitar World (New York), Music Connection (Los Angeles), Metro Times (Detroit), Whatz Up (Fort Wayne) and many more. Joey O. has endorsements with Fender Guitars/Amps, D'Addario Strings, Planet Waves Cables, and Seymour Duncan Pickups. He has played everywhere from The Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles to touring Germany.. (Continued below picture.)
Joey O. has worked with members of: David Bowie, Billy Idol, The Rembrandts, Gino Vannelli, Santana, King Crimson, Rick Springfield, Doyle Bramhall, The Verve Pipe, The Drifters, Larry Carlton, Mr. Mister, Richard Marx, Pezband, Off Broadway, Jimmy McNichol, Art in America, Tommy Tu-Tone, Producer Bill Drescher, Manager Joe Gottfried/Carman Productions and many more.
Joey O. has opened for: Van Halen, Bob Seger, Cheap Trick, Billy Idol, UFO, James Brown, Humble Pie, Loverboy, Foghat, Leslie West, Edgar Winter, Henry Lee Summer, Koko Taylor, Indigenous, Kansas, Tommy Castro, Leon Russell, Rick Derringer, Duke Robillard, Anthony Gomes, Duke Tomatoe, Larry Garner, Phil Guy, Studebaker John, Cub Koda, Dick Wagner, Harper, Head East, ? & the Mysterians, and many others.
While living in Michigan, Joey O. was consistently nominated in just about every category at The Review Magazine Music Awards. He has won the following awards...
Best Keyboardist, 1997
Band Deserving Wider Recognition, 1997
Best Keyboardist 1993
Best Guitarist, 1992
Blues Musican Deserving Wider Recognition, 1991
Best Songwriter, 1990
Male Hearthrob, 1990
Blues Rookie of the Year, 1990
Best Songwriter, 1989
Best Keyboardist, 1989
Male Hearthrob, 1989
Great Sources of Inspiration: The Beatles, Freddie King, Eric Clapton, Robben Ford, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Queen, Mike Garson/Mick Ronson/David Bowie, The Raspberries/Eric Carmen, Chopin, Debussy, Led Zeppelin, and many others