Jose' is a graduate of the New School of Music in Philadelphia, where he studied tenor and bass trombone with Tyrone Breuninger, Glenn Dodson, and Charlie Vernon. Throughout his career, he has performed with the Harrisburg Symphony, the Delaware Symphony, the Princeton Chamber Symphony, the Pennsylvania Sinfonia, the Philly Pops Orchesta, and the Pennsylvania Ballet. Jose' has also played for Slide Hampton, Frank Foster, Freddie Hubbard, Aretha Franklin, and opera soprano Roberta Peters among others. One of the highlights of of his career was performing with legendary jazz trombonist, J.J. Johnson in Philadelphia. Jose' recorded with Teddy Pendergrass, Lou Rawls, the O'Jays, and Patti LaBelle. He enjoys traveling, photography, and the craft of musical instrument repair.