Bass / Guitar
Joel Stratton is a rising multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator in the Kansas City area. Originally hailing from Topeka, Kansas, Joel instructed numerous students in double bass, electric bass, and guitar throughout high school and was a member of the esteemed Topeka Jazz Workshop Big Band for several years. Since moving to Kansas City to pursue a degree in Jazz Studies at the renowned University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music & Dance, he has recorded or performed with a wide variety of groups including the AM Trio, The New Jazz Order Big Band, the Mark Lowrey Trio, and the rock band No Cave. Joel is currently assembling a self produced album of original material.