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Tony Deangelis: Everybody's Song

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Tony Deangelis Everybody's Song Volumes 1 & 2 TAJ Records 2005

The key word for this CD is passion, and the driving force behind it is drummer Tony Deangelis. He proves himself to be a creative talent with a fierce dedication to self-expression. Together with Ralph Bowen on reeds, Jim Ridl on piano, and Matthew Parrish on bass, Deangelis sustains an ambience of excitement and mutuality that is reminiscent of the iconic ...

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Tony Deangelis: Everybody's Song Volumes 1/2

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Tony Deangelis graduated from Berklee College, where he met and played with some of today's top jazz musicians, such as Kurt Rosenwinkel, Larry Grenadier and Roy Hargrove. It is apparent that he was an apt pupil by the quality of the music on his debut release, Everybody's Song Volume 1/2. The tunes on the CD are an eclectic mix. Both volumes begin with a composition in triple meter, then a ballad. Each volume closes with an original by bassist Matthew ...