"Wilson Picket came to town", and Joe Moore, living in Florida and in his early teens, hit the road, blowing sax all over FL. And then beyond.
1962 Slim Harpo's band in Georgia
1966-67 Lee Moses and The Show Stoppers in Atlanta
1967-68 Al "TnT" Dynamite Braggs, in Dallas, TX
1969 Toured with The Road Runner Show, also featuring Junior
Walker, James Carr, TV Mama, (300 lbs. of soul) Wilson
Pickett, Billy Stewart, Sam and Dave, Milt Hinton, The
Staple Singers and the Isley Brothers
1969 Toured with Wilson Pickett's band The Upsetters
1970 Toured with Billy Stewart's band
1970-75 Lloyd Simms and the Untouchables
Since arriving in Vermont in 1975, Joe has been a mainstay of the local music scene. He has been a member of numerous bands, including The John Cassell Band, The N-Zones, Big Dolla and The X-Rays.
In addition to the local scene, Joe has toured with John Fishman's
(Phish) band Pork Tornado.
He has performed in bands opening for musicians as diverse as Martha Reeves, Taj Mahal, Ricky Scaggs and Tower of Power. Along with other local musicians, Joe has shared the stage with Bo Diddley, Joe Lovano, Big Joe Burrell and Archie Shepp.