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Joseph Daley


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 Wilson Euphonium King 3B Valve Trombone


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”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- report-joseph-daley.aspx

Gil Evans
Sam Rivers
saxophone, tenor



The Tuba Trio...

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Portraits: Wind,...

Self Produced


The Seven Deadly Sins

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