Joe Macre

Profile:
Joe is known as the bassist for the progressive rock band “Crack The Sky” best known for achieving debut album of the year in Rolling Stone Magazine. Joe was a member of Crack The Sky from 1975–1980. Joe has also worked with The B. E. Taylor Group, Wild Cherry, King Friday, and the KINGS’s. Joe is not just a world-class bassist, producer, engineer, and founder of Cuppa Joe Music, which produces various artists, and compose’s custom scores and sound design for film and TV.
After relocating to New York, Joe became an engineer and studio musician and performed with artists such as Jim Croce, David Sanborn, The Brecker Brothers, Marie Osmond, Keith Green, Clint Brown, and others. As Joe’s career expanded into television, he began scoring and engineering for national clients Pepsi, Burger King, McDonald’s, Ford, Nickelodeon, Showtime, Bud Light, Corona Extra, ADR Director/Engineer for Walker Texas Ranger. Sr. Engineer/Sound Designer at Post Op-Editorial in Dallas Texas, Joe is one of the country’s most sought-after mixing engineers. Award-winning credits in films include Monster in Law, House of D and Fire Down Below. His “Cuppa Joe Music” Library and Sound Design are chosen for many national spots, including the award-winning Super Bowl Tabasco’s “Mosquito”, Corona’s “Ship in a Bottle”, Nickelodeon, Showtime, Ford, McDonald’s, Corona, Hyundai, and Oprah Winfrey.
Joe has served as an Instructor of Post Production Audio and Music Producing/Composing at Mediatech Institute in Dallas Texas. He also served in the capacity of Director of Career Services, placing students in full-time audio positions. He exceeded government and state placement quotas of 70% in each graduating class. He was recently inducted into the board of directors for SPARS (Society of Professional Audio Recording Services) with Leslie Ann Jones, Audio Director at Skywalker Sound, Kevin Mills at Larrabee West Studios, Tim Butler at Chicago Recording (CRC), Jeff Greenberg at The Village Recorder and Steve Davis at Crawford Communications Atlanta. Joe is an active member of AES and the American Federation of Musicians.
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Vocals

LS 6000 Joe Macre - Crack The Sky album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Crack The Sky (Album) Lifesong LS 6000 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
LSX8 6005 Joe Macre - Animal Notes album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Animal Notes (Album) Lifesong, Lifesong LSX8 6005 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
PZ 35620 Joe Macre - Live Sky album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Live Sky (Album) Lifesong PZ 35620 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
ASF 2085 Joe Macre - Safety In Numbers album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Safety In Numbers (Album) Lifesong ASF 2085 Rhodesia 1978 Sell This Version
MCA-5335 Joe Macre - Innermission album art B.E. Taylor Group B.E. Taylor Group - Innermission (Album) MCA Records, Sweet City (4) MCA-5335 US 1982 Sell This Version
MCA-39007 Joe Macre - Love Won The Fight album art B.E. Taylor Group B.E. Taylor Group - Love Won The Fight (Album) MCA Records, Sweet City (4) MCA-39007 US 1983 Sell This Version
YPCD1001 Joe Macre - Rare! album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Rare!(CD, Comp) Yodelin' Pig YPCD1001 US 1994 Sell This Version
RMED00182 Joe Macre - Crack Attic (The Best Of Crack The Sky) album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Crack Attic (The Best Of Crack The Sky)(CD, Comp) Renaissance Records (3) RMED00182 UK 1997 Sell This Version
WIN2202-2 Joe Macre - The Precious Brothers album art The Precious Brothers The Precious Brothers - The Precious Brothers(CD) Winthrop Records WIN2202-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
LSCD-7004-1 Joe Macre - Alive And Kickin' Ass  album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Alive And Kickin' Ass (CD, Album, RM, Rem) Lifesong LSCD-7004-1 US 2006 Sell This Version
AC9 9712 Joe Macre - The Sale album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - The Sale(CD, Album, HDC) Aluminum Cat Recordings AC9 9712 US 2007 Sell This Version
RDEG-LP-182 Joe Macre - Crack Attic (Best Of Crack The Sky) album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Crack Attic (Best Of Crack The Sky)(LP, Album, Comp, Dlx, Dou) Renaissance Records (3) RDEG-LP-182 US 2021 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

LS 6000 Joe Macre - Crack The Sky album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Crack The Sky (Album) Lifesong LS 6000 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
LS 6001 Joe Macre - Spider-Man: Rock Reflections Of A Superhero album art Hero (18) Hero (18) - Spider-Man: Rock Reflections Of A Superhero (Album) Lifesong LS 6001 US 1975 Sell This Version
LSX8 6005 Joe Macre - Animal Notes album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Animal Notes (Album) Lifesong, Lifesong LSX8 6005 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
LS 6006 Joe Macre - Terry Cashman album art Terry Cashman Baby, Baby I Love You and 2 more… Terry Cashman - Terry Cashman(LP, Album) Lifesong LS 6006 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
PZ 35620 Joe Macre - Live Sky album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Live Sky (Album) Lifesong PZ 35620 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
ASF 2085 Joe Macre - Safety In Numbers album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Safety In Numbers (Album) Lifesong ASF 2085 Rhodesia 1978 Sell This Version
MCA-5335 Joe Macre - Innermission album art B.E. Taylor Group B.E. Taylor Group - Innermission (Album) MCA Records, Sweet City (4) MCA-5335 US 1982 Sell This Version
MCA-39007 Joe Macre - Love Won The Fight album art B.E. Taylor Group B.E. Taylor Group - Love Won The Fight (Album) MCA Records, Sweet City (4) MCA-39007 US 1983 Sell This Version
FSE 5555 Joe Macre - Life Goes On album art B.E. Taylor Group B.E. Taylor Group - Life Goes On (EP) First String Records FSE 5555 US 1984 Sell This Version
EPC A 12-6243 Joe Macre - Reggae Rock N Roll album art B.E. Taylor Group B.E. Taylor Group - Reggae Rock N Roll (Single, Maxi) Epic EPC A 12-6243 Greece 1985 Sell This Version
YPCD1001 Joe Macre - Rare! album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Rare!(CD, Comp) Yodelin' Pig YPCD1001 US 1994 Sell This Version
RMED00182 Joe Macre - Crack Attic (The Best Of Crack The Sky) album art Crack The Sky Crack The Sky - Crack Attic (The Best Of Crack The Sky)(CD, Comp) Renaissance Records (3) RMED00182 UK 1997 Sell This Version
FSR-CD 20573 Joe Macre - Our World album art B.E. Taylor Group B.E. Taylor Group - Our World(CD, Album, RE, RM) First String Records FSR-CD 20573 US 2001 Sell This Version