Joe plays this one-of-a-kind classical guitar built by David Galyon at East Carolina Guitars. “David builds beautiful and exotic acoustics using fabulous woods.”

This JT Prototype has Madagascar Rosewood back and sides with a Bear-claw Sitka Spruce top.

(contact: David L. Galyon on Facebook) 


Joe proudly endorses Peekamoose Custom Guitars, built in New York City by master luthier Paul Schwartz, with whom Joe has been the best of friends since the 80’s.

“Paul is THE man! He builds the most versatile, intuitive feeling and smooth playing instruments ever! I love mine, and I am happy to have played them on more recordings than I can remember.”

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Joe endorses Jackdaw Tube Amps exclusively, built in Charleston, SC by tube genius Lance Crowe.

“Live, and in the studio, the reliability and tubular goodness of these amps is unparalleled, and Lance can build anything your heart desires.” ( 


Joe uses Electro-Voice ND 468 mics for his rig on the road, and the entire Electro-Voice microphone package in the studio.
Joe also uses Electro-Voice EVM12L speakers.

“Many thanks to my buddy Rick Belt,

Product Manager at EV!” (