Joe Aaron is best described as my musical grandfather, which makes him the musical great-grandfather to all of my students. Specifically he taught Curt Hanrahan, who in turn was my teacher. I am positive nearly every saxophonist/clarinetist in the greater Milwaukee area for the last 70 years has some pedagogic connection to Joe.
I have some footage of Joe performing with the SUPERband at our live CD recording. I will update this post when I get that uploaded.
Here are those videos I promised: