Joe Augustine is a designated "Steinway Artist" (an international appointment and life-long honor) and the greatest accolade a pianist can receive. Included on the Steinway Artist roster are such immortals as George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and Duke Ellington. Today's Steinway Artists include Herbie Hancock, Billy Taylor, Peter Nero and Billy Joel. Joe Augustine's musical career spans over 40 years performing from jazz clubs - to the concert stage - to the recording studio. He has recorded 23 CD's with 5 national labels and enjoyed "top 5" status on the Gavin Jazz Chart for 15 weeks.