Joel Pierson is a composer and jazz pianist whose work straddles the worlds of jazz, pop, and contemporary classical music and, frequently uses humor as a means to engage audiences with new music.

Joel is the Artistic Director of The Queen's Cartoonists and the founder of Sadsap Music. He splits his time between Jackson Heights, Queens, NY, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Joel can be reached at no.juan (at) gmail (dot) com.