Guitar ability: Expert
Vocal ability: Lead singer
Bass Guitar ability: Intermediate
Engineer ability: Intermediate
Drumming ability: Intermediate
Influences: Queens Of The Stone Age, Pink Floyd, Mastodon, Bon Ivor, Massive Attack, Miles Kane, Led Zepplin, Justin Timberlake, Fleetwood Mac, Foo Fighters
Joel Stoner is a Multi-instrumentalist, and Sound Engineer from the South East of England.
Not only a versatile guitarist, playing a variety of styles ranging from pop to rock, funk to blues. Joel can also play a selection of other instruments including Bass Guitar, Drums, Mandolin and also is a Singer.
Achieving a National Diploma in Commercial music in 2008 and then going on to achieve a 2:1 BA Honours degree in Sound Production in 2011 has allowed Joel to gain a vast knowledge of music and also has allowed him to work alongside people who have gained success in the industry such as Greg Fitzgerald (Producer, Kylie Minogue, Madonna.)
As well as this, Joel has played with a vast range of talents such as Jaeger Grace Jones a very talented singer/songwriter, who herself has done many international tours with great success.
All of this has enabled Joel to adapt his playing style to as many genres as possible. Allowing him to work alongside many talented musicians. Making him a versatile session player and engineer.
Recently Joel has just completed working for Med Ents Limited, for a 6 month period, as a Lead Guitarist and Lead Singer in Corfu. The contract running from April 2012 to the end of Ocotober 2012. This band was also one of the first ever bands to be sent by the Med Ents company to the Island and succeed in creating a great reputation for the company there.