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Chuck D'Aloia

Instructor in Jazz Guitar, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY (January 1999-2007) Skidmore Summer Jazz Institute, (1999-2005). Annual guest lecturer in Writing Commercial Music, College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY (1995- 2000). Clinics and master classes with Nick Brignola 1978-2001 Private guitar instruction (1972-present) The educational series “Blues With Brains” Pt's I-III (2009)

Recordings (highlights):

“Tour De Force” with baritone saxophonist, Nick Brignola (Reservoir Records; release date, Feb, 2002). Additional personnel: Eddie Gomez, bass; Bill Stewart, drums; Cafe percussion;

“All Business” with baritone saxophonist, Nick Brignola (Reservoir Records; October, 1999). Additional personnel: Dave Pike, vibraphone; John Pattitucci, bass; Billy Hart, drums;

“Equation” - CD3 (Hang Records; August 1996). Additional personnel: Rich Syracuse, bass; Gene Garone, drums.

“Circle 7” with drummer Art Bernstein (ABCD's; 2009)


Concerts, festivals, clubs, recordings and clinics with Downbeat poll winner, Nick Brignola (1978-2001)

Performed and/or recorded with (highlights):

Nick Brignola, J.R. Montrose, Kenny Werner, Dave Leibman, Randy Brecker, Pat LaBarbara, Victor Bailey, Claudio Roditi, Jimmy Cobb, Dave Holland, Alex Acuna, Kenwood Dennard, Othello Mollineaux, Ted Curson, Tom Harrell, Steve Coleman, Jerry Bergonzi, Dave Santoro, George Garzone, Mike Formanak, Jeff Palmer, Joe Magnarelli, John Lockwood, Valerie Ponomorav, Fred Hersch, John Stowell, Ratzo Harris, David Calarco and Dave Pike.


Brown Note amps and cabs, Hermida pedals and cabs, Soloway guitars, DiMarzio pickups, Hofner guitars, RND cabs, Celestion speakers, Fender Guitars PortRich Custom Pedalboards, V picks and slides


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Circle 7

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Night Breeze

From: Circle 7
By Chuck D'Aloia



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