Best known as the drummer for the legendary great, Spyro Gyra. Best known as the drummer for the legendary great, Spyro Gyra. Other credits include Michel Camilo, bluesman Matt “Guitar” Murphy, the jazz artist Paquito D’Rivera and the country rock band Pure Prairie League. Recently, he became the owner and chief engineer of CliffSound Productions. Joel is also actively involved in the production and recruiting of new artists.