Joe Pisapia

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Joe Pisapia
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Pisapia signs an autograph in 2004.
Background information
Born (1968-07-25) July 25, 1968 (age 46)
Origin USA
Genres Alternative
Instruments backing vocals, guitar, bass, banjo, harmonica, keyboard, lap steel guitar, cow bell, appalachian dulcimer
Labels Reprise Records
Associated acts Guster

Joe Pisapia (born July 25, 1968[1]) is a multi-instrumentalist[2] who was formerly a part of the band Guster and is currently part of k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang. In the past he has also recorded albums solo and with his band Joe, Marc's Brother, and a side project as half of Watercolor.


Under the name of Joe Pisapia, he has released the album Daydreams. He and Liz Hodder collaborated to produce Beautiful Mistakes under the band name Watercolor. With Joe, Marc's Brother, he has released Around The Year With, The Pennsylvania Sessions, Autumn 98 EP, and The Debut Of. In 2000, he worked with Anthony Rapp to release the album Look Around. He was involved with Guster for the production of Keep It Together and was pronounced an official member shortly thereafter at a show in Portland, Maine, as is documented on the DVD Guster on Ice. The band released their album, Ganging Up on the Sun, June 20, 2006. He later teamed up with k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang, co-producing and co-writing much of Sing It Loud, recorded at Pisapia's Nashville studio.[3] He performs pedal steel guitar on Jennifer Knapp's 2014 album Set Me Free.


As Producer:

-- Guster - Ganging Up On the Sun (2006)
-- k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang - Sing It Loud (2011)
-- Ben Folds Five - The Sound of the Life of the Mind (2012)
-- Chuck Mead - Free State Serenade (2014)


There is a podcast available chronicling the making of Ganging Up on the Sun available through iTunes or Guster's website titled "Joe's Place", as they produced the album in Joe's attic. Dave Yonkman shot this footage.


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  2. ^ Joe Pisapia
  3. ^ "k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang on Jay Leno + "I Confess" video - 2011 tour". bandweblogs. 

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