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Dan Arcamone: Psalm

Read "Psalm" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

A fusion guitar album with a difference: Connecticut guitarist/composer Dan Arcamone wrote pieces based on some of saxophonist John Coltrane's most complex chord progressions ("Giant Steps," “Countdown," “Satellite," and “26-2")—all dating from his Atlantic Records period, and sometimes called “Coltrane changes." He and his trio (bassist Panagiotis Andreou and drummer Steve Pruitt) then treated them as ...

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Dan Arcamone

Artist Recording Collective artist, Dan Arcamone is a guitarist, composer, and educator hailing from Norwalk, CT. As a composer and performer, Arcamone’s powerful yet elegant style has been winning over audiences and critics alike. A diverse player, Arcamone is equally at home creating beautiful, arcing melodies on a ballad as he is taking the reins on a burning, rock-fused solo, qualities that have caused him to make waves as both a leader and sideman. Dan has performed and/or recorded alongside Sean Nowell, Mark Small, Brad Mason, Jen Allen, Thierry Arpino, Marko Djordjevic, Henry Lugo, Rich Zurkowski, Nathan Peck, Janek Gwizdala, Justin Vasquez, Martin Bejerano, Thomson Kneeland, Kenny Grohowski, Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez, Joe Abba, Damian Curtis, Zaccai Curtis, and Damon Grant, among other great musicians

Guitars Galore: Major Vistas, Joe Policastro Trio, Dan Arcamone, Charlie Ballantine, Sound Underground, & Kay-Ta Matsuno

Read "Guitars Galore: Major Vistas, Joe Policastro Trio, Dan Arcamone, Charlie Ballantine, Sound Underground, & Kay-Ta Matsuno" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

A brief overview of several notable 2016 contemporary jazz releases featuring guitarists.

Major Vistas
Minor Anthems
Self Produced
2016

A fresh approach to the jazz trio, and the debut release from Madison, Wisconsin's Major Vistas. Keyboardist Mike Weiser says he thinks of it as a modern “organ" ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Guitarist Dan Arcamone's "In Colors" Now Available

Guitarist Dan Arcamone's "In Colors" Now Available

Swinging, soulful, energetic, gifted, flawless, these are just some of the words that have been used by critics to describe Connecticut based guitarist Dan Arcamone. Equally at home as a composer and performer, Arcamone’s powerful yet elegant style has been winning over audiences and critics alike. A diverse player, Arcamone is equally at home creating arcing melodies on a ballad ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Newest ARC Members Cover Broad Demographic of Talent

Newest ARC Members Cover Broad Demographic of Talent

2010 has seen a continual growth of the Artists Recording Collective roster of member artists and producers. ARC includes GRAMMY winners and musicians who create high quality and thoughtful work of most all styles across the entire jazz spectrum. Two exciting young artists, saxophonist, Anthony E. Nelson, Jr. and guitarist, Dan Arcamone have joined ARC. These two young men represent ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dan Arcamone: In Motion

Read "In Motion" reviewed by Matthew Warnock

In Motion is a burning modern jazz album from Connecticut-based guitarist/pedagogue Dan Arcamone. This highly original record, with a slight tip of the hat to guitar virtuoso Tim Miller, is a solid follow-up to Arcamone's self produced debut, 2008's Trioism. Joined by his working trio of bassist Rich Zurkowski and drummer Tom Ash, along with some ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dan Arcamone: Trioisms

Read "Trioisms" reviewed by Matthew Warnock

New England-based guitarist Dan Arcamone delivers a boundary breaking, genre-defying album with his debut, Trioisms. The album features Arcamone's trio of drummer Tom Ash and bassist Rich Zurkowski, who are constantly pushing the guitarist to new heights of creativity in his solos, as well as delivering memorable improvisations themselves. By bringing in influences from rock, funk, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Trioisms Reviewed by minor7th.com Jan/Feb 2009

Trioisms Reviewed by minor7th.com Jan/Feb 2009

Dan Arcamone, “Trioisms," 2008 There have been some exceptional trios fronted by jazz guitarists which have eluded the radar of even diehard jazz fans -- Bill Connors' fusion trio on Pathfinder Records in the 1980s, Pat Metheny's trio of 1999/2000 and more recently, Tim Miller (see Minor 7th's review of Tim Miller's “Trio"). The trio format may ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Dan Arcamone's "Trioisms" Available at iTunes and CD Baby -- Featured in Just Jazz Guitar

Dan Arcamone's "Trioisms" Available at iTunes and CD Baby -- Featured in Just Jazz Guitar

Dan Arcamone - Trioisms
Featuring 13 originals by Dan Arcamone

Dan Arcamone - Guitar
Rich Zurkowski - Bass
Tom Ash - Drums Available on iTunes, CD Baby, Amazon and other online retailers.


Dan Arcamone
Trioisms (Arced Records) By Eric Elias Trioisms presents Dan Arcamone, Rich Zurkowski and Tom ...