Solo

Joe enjoys playing and composing songs on keyboard and guitar. From house concerts to farmers markets, Joe traverses Ottawa and the valley with his songs.

Full Band

See Joe Smile isn’t always a rocking solo act. Joe’s got some pretty talented friends too, and they play some pretty sweet tunes.

Music Lessons

Joe offers keyboard and drum lessons to students 5 and older. Read more about his philosophy and methods where the joy of music is the central focus.

Music Ministry

Joe also has a passion for leading, arranging and composing music for church celebrations, such as mass, praise & worship services and weddings.

The origins of See Joe Smile are in the Ottawa Valley, west of Ottawa Centre, in a suburb named Kanata. It was in the land of telecommunication companies, strawberry farms, and Ottawa Senators hockey that the red-haired Joe Cousineau learned to drum, play piano, sing, and write songs.

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Song of the month

See Joe Smile @ Greenfields

Here are a few photos (credit Sean Macphee) from our set at Greenfields, last Friday, which was a part of the Dominica Fundraiser concert. Stay tuned for details on how much money we raised and on a few videos to show the band live and direct. For the quickest and...

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Two More Sleeps

In two more sleeps, the full band lineup for See Joe Smile returns to the public stage. Social media's been a little busier as we get the word out about this fundraiser gig. Tyson, Paul, Kaitlin, Thom and I are excited to be playing together again and we're happy with...

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The Band Is Back!

For the first time since 2011, the original, five-piece band is joining back together for a fundraiser gig. Paul, Kaitlin, Thom, Tyson and Joe will be gracing the stage of Greenfields Gastro Public House in Barrhaven, on Friday, May 18th. More details are forthcoming,...

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Picking The Right Songs (Music Ministry Series #1)

Hi! I was just thinking it'd been a little awhile since I shared some thoughts here. Seeing how most of my musical attention is focused on music ministry at my parish of St. Augustine's, I thought I'd start a series of short reflections on related topics. First up,...

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