Joe Ebel

Joe Ebel


Joe Ebel celebrates melody with a playful spirit and emotional expression. With acoustic fingerstyle guitar as the foundation of each piece, violin melodies are added to complete a wonderful musical painting that will remain with you long after you've first listened.


Joe Ebel, is a working songwriter who uses acoustic steel string guitar and five-string violin to create heartfelt instrumental pieces with emotional content and lasting melodies. He has released two CDs, Kadotume and Dancing With Shadows, with noted guitarist Ken Bonfield, and most recently, his critically acclaimed debut instrumental CD, Primebel. Primebel has been selected to three "Best of 2003" lists including the Top 25 Essential CDs of 2003 as selected by the staff of Echoes, the PRI syndicated radio show heard on over 150 stations, the Top Ten CDs of 2003 as selected by Grammy Award Winning Producer/Musician and TV Personality David Holt, and the Top Ten New Age and Acoustic Instrumental CDs of 2003 as selected by Bill Binkelman of Wind and Wire.


Bonfield and Ebel, Kadotume, 1997, Ivy Lane Music
Bonfield and Ebel, Dancing With Shadows, 2002, Ivy Lane Music

Set List

Freefall, Shirley Mae, The Caper, Primebel, Father to Son, Annie's Garden, Ray of Hope, Island Daydream, The Calling. Sets are 45 minutes and some songs use realtime live recording of acoustic guitar with instant playback for additional violin overlays.