Joe Berry is a freelance musician, composer, and educator currently based in Los Angeles. He holds a Bachelors of Music in Jazz Studies with emphasis in both Saxophone Performance and Composition from Sacramento State University, and completed his Masters of Music in Jazz and Improvisational Music at the University of Nevada, Reno in the Spring of 2012. Joe recently scored music for the first feature film adaptation of a David Sedaris work "C.O.G.", from the novel Naked, and was a featured saxophonist in "Whiplash", the 2013 Sundance Film Festival's First Prize selection for Short Film: Non Fiction. He has studied and performed with Peter Epstein, David Ake, James Winn, Hans Halt, Wayne Kramer, Dave Liebman, Claudio Roditi, Bob Mintzer, Jon Santos, Roy Hargrove, Donny McCaslin, Randy Brecker, Gerald Wilson, Ingrid Jensen, Benny Green, and others.