Joe Yorio: saxophone, keyboards, melodica, pennywhistle, electronic weirdness.

member of Windjammer since April 2003

place of birth/growing up: Rochester, NY

names of significant teachers: Bunky Green, Ramon Ricker

names of noteworthy acts/shows
: played with Tibetan vocalist Yungchen Lhamo, Christopher Cross, Irene Cara, Peabo Bryson, Sheena Easton, Sandy Duncan, Broadway shows: 42nd Street, The Full Monty, Saturday Night Fever

musical influences:
John Coltrane, Jan Garbarek, Peter Epstein

favorite musicians/artists:
Philip Glass, Bismillah Khan, Bill Laswell, Peter Gabriel, Meters

recent favorite album
: "Live in San Francisco at Stern Grove" Tabla Beat Science

favorite pastime
: daily Ashtanga yoga practice