Joe Zarr is the youngest member of Classified. He is a graduate of West Genesee High School and the Ithaca College School of Music with a BA in Music Education.

Since graduating, in addition to regular performances, he taught elementary music education, served as band director for the American Legion Boy’s State Summer Program and the Morrisville SUNY Collge instrumental instructor.

He has and/or continues to perform with groups such as the Syracuse Symphony Pops Orchestra, the Maria DeSantis Orchestra, the Central New York Jazz Orchestra, the Danny D’Imperio Big Band and Nathan Williams & the Zydeco Cha-Chas.

Onstage, Joe is known for his infectious enthusiasm and fancy dance steps as he leads the horn section back and forth across the stage.