New York guitarist Joel Hoekstra plays for Night Ranger, the Broadway hit 'Rock of Ages' and Trans Siberian Orchestra. Joel can be heard on Night Ranger's releases '24 Strings & a Drummer (live & acoustic)' & 'Somewhere in California', Jack Blades-Rock 'n Roll Ride, Trans Siberian Orchestra- Dreams of Fireflies (On a Christmas Night) and Jeff Scott Soto-Damage Control. In 2011, he had the pleasure of filling in for Mick Jones of Foreigner. Read more on Last.fm
New York guitarist Joel Hoekstra plays for Night Ranger, the Broadway hit 'Rock of Ages' and Trans Siberian Orchestra. Joel can be heard on Night Ranger's releases '24 Strings & a Drummer (live & acoustic)' & 'Somewhere in California', Jack Blades-Rock 'n Roll Ride, Trans Siberian Orchestra- Dreams of Fireflies (On a Christmas Night) and Jeff Scott Soto-Damage Control. In 2011, he had the pleasure of filling in for Mick Jones of Foreigner. Joel's cd's 'undefined', 'The Moon is Falling' and '13 acoustic songs' have found a strong cult following and critical acclaim. Keep an eye out for Joel in the Warner Bros. movie 'Rock of Ages'! Joel has worked on/with the following.... ARTISTS/MUSICANS (LIVE & RECORDING): Night Ranger Trans Siberian Orchestra Foreigner The Turtles Big Brother and the Holding Company Scrap Metal Dee Snider Jeff Scott Soto Eric Martin (Mr Big) Alan Parsons Rik Emmett (Triumph) Tommy Shaw (Styx) Robin Zander (Cheap Trick) Wyclef Jean John Waite Emily Saliers (Indigo Girls) Beth Hart Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow, Deep Purple) Ted Nugent Sebastian Bach Donnie & Johnny Van Zant Don Barnes (38 Special) Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon) Gunnar and Matthew Nelson (Nelson) Mike Reno (Loverboy) Jimi Jamison (Survivor) David Pack (Ambrosia) Martha Davis (The Motels) Mickey Thomas (Starship) Constantine Maroulis (American Idol) Dave Bickler (Survivor) Mark Slaughter (Slaughter) Hugh Jackman Nuno Bettencourt Chan Marshall (Kat Power) Henry Paul (The Outlaws, Blackhawk) Ray Parker Jr. Debbie Gibson Jim Peterik (Ides of March, Survivor) Tom Keifer (Cinderella) Kip Winger THEATRE: Rock of Ages (Broadway, off-Broadway) Love, Janis (New York, San Francisco, Phoenix, Cleveland, Louisville, Cincinnati, Tucson, Sag Harbor) The Boy From Oz (Broadway) Tarzan (Broadway) La Cage Aux Folles (Broadway) It Ain't Nothin But the Blues (Tucson, Phoenix, Kansas City, Seattle, Chicago*) A Chorus Line (Broadway Cast Recording 2006) Lovely Day (off-Broadway) * nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award for 'Best Musical Direction' TV The Tonight Show starring Jay Leno America's Got Talent Celebrity Apprentice Late Night with Conan O'Brien Bachelor Pad Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Last Call with Carson Daly Live with Regis and Kelly Tony Awards (2009) Visa Signature Tony Preview Concert The Sandra Bernhard Experience (A&E) M3 Festival (HDNet) Imus in the Morning (Fox Business) 20/20 (ABC) Nick Cannon (Nickolodeon) Rock Star Kitchen (Comcast/NBC) FOX Morning news (New York, Chicago, Tucson, Kansas City, Atlanta, Louisville, Cincinnati) WGN Morning News (Chicago) ABC's View From the Bay (San Francisco) The Loose Leaf Report (LA) WB Morning News (New York) The New York Today Show ABC's New Years Eve Countdown (Chicago) NBC "Good Company" (Cleveland) UPN: Live at the Taste (Chicago) I-90 North (Chicago) NBC Morning News (Louisville) Barry Z Show (New York) Guitar Talk (Chicago) NBC's 'The Bay Area Today' (San Francisco) NBC's 'Arizona Midday' NY1 FILM: Rock of Ages (the movie) Resurrection Mary The Last Winter May the Best Man Win OTHER: Played the national anthem for a Knicks game at Madison Square Garden Played the National anthem for a NJ Devils game at Prudential Center Guitar Player magazine feature (May '09 issue) Guitar Player magazine article (May '11 issue) Guitar Player magazine article (March '13 issue) Guitar World magazine feature (30th anniversary issue-Fall '09) Guitar World Playlist article (November '11 issue) Guitar World - 10 'Licks of the day' for the iphone app Premier Guitar magazine feature (June '12 issue) Premier Guitar magazine lesson (July '12 issue) Jeff Scott Soto video - Look Inside You Heart Jeff Scott Soto video - Neverending War Dee Snider video - Mack the Knife ENDORSEMENTS: Gibson guitars Suhr amps & guitars EVH amps Taylor acoustic guitars Atomic electric guitars Nady wireless systems Ernie Ball strings Monster Cable Big Bends Nut Sauce Seymour Duncan pick-ups Star Access picks Fernandes Sustainers Mono Cases Fractal Audio Systems Head straps Morpheus Drop Tune pedal Tech 21 midi pedals G7 Capos Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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