At first, influenced by his childhood heroes, Jimi Hendrix,
Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin, Buddy Guy and later Frank Zappa,
Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, John Petrucci and Larry Carlton amongst
others, Joe experimented with various musical styles;
constantly looking for new ideas and inspiration to expand and
improve his techniques.
He strives relentlessly, to be
a better player and to express himself with an individual voice.
Joe can communicate his emotions through strong, energetic playing,
and gives a sensational new dynamic to a highly respected world
renowned team of musicians.
Since his early teens, Joe has been involved in many recording
projects and has gigged around with numerous bands, but on joining
Ten Years After he immediately
felt at home. He loves touring with Leo, Chick and Ric and enjoys
the unique synergy that is created between the band and the
Guitar - and uses Tube
Date and place of birth: May 3rd 1977 in Highbury, North London
Joe can be contacted
AN INTERVIEW WITH JOE GOOCH FROM WHEN HE FIRST JOINED THE BAND
BACK IN 2003