Musician/Composer/Educator specializing in new/contemporary music, jazz, and improvisation
Studied at the Manhattan School of Music attaining a master’s degree in music education
Received fellowships in music composition from the National Endowment, MacDowell Colony, Music Omi and Geraldine R Dodge Foundation
He is a retired public school music educator completing 30 years of service.
In 2010 Joseph Daley released his first leadership CD entitled “The Seven Deadly Sins” on Jaro records. It is the initial documentation of his work as a composer.
Mr. Daley has performed, recorded and toured the world with the following artists:
Muhal Richard Abrams, Bill Cole, Far East Side Band, Sam Rivers, Ellery Eskelin, Charlie Haden/Liberation Music Orchestra, Gil Evans, Carla Bley, Taj Mahal/Tuba Band, Jayne Cortez, George Gruntz, Howard Johnson/Gravity, Ebony Brass Quintet, Paradigm Shift, Dave Douglas, Bill Dixon, Cecil Taylor, Anthony Braxton, Craig Harris/God's Trombones, Taylor Ho Bynum/Spider Monkey Strings, Jason Kao Hwang/Burning Bridge and Hazmat Modine
National Endowment for the Arts Award for Music Composition
NJ Outstanding Teacher Recognition Award
MacDowell Colony Fellow
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Fellow
Music Omni Fellow
Martin BBb Tuba
King BBb Sousaphone
King 3B Valve Trombone
The Seven Deadly Sins is a seven part suite. The music is
warm with well-conceived autumnal colors. The harmonies for
the reeds and brass are rich and often breathtaking
- Bruce Lee Gallanter- Down Town Music Gallery-
In a panorama view, the Earth Tone Ensemble stages the
genre big band from it’s beginnings as street bands all the
way to it’s ecstasies of free jazz.
-Stefan Hentz �Die Zeit-