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Bob Quaranta received his BM in music theory from the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts. For over ten years, he was a member of Mongo Santamaría's band and served as musical director. Two of the recordings Bob appeared on with Mongo were nominated for Grammy Awards: Mongo Magic and Free Spirit/Espíritu Libre. Quaranta has also performed and/or recorded with: Dave Valentin, Willie Colón, Ray Barretto, Tommy Igoe, Angel Canales and Jellybean Benitez. With Ed Soph, Horacee Arnold, John Scofield, and Tom Barney he recorded on the Yamaha instructional video The Drumset, A Musical Approach
By Ed Palermo
Label: Sky Cat
Track listing: 1. Within You Without You (Part 1) (The Beatles) / Stop Stop Stop (The Hollies); 2. Run for Your Life (The Beatles); 3. Strawberry Fields Forever (The Beatles) / Shove It Right In (Frank Zappa); 4. Glad (Traffic); 5. And Your Bird Can Sing (The Beatles); 6. Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! (The Beatles); 7. Within You Without You (Part 2) (The Beatles); 8. Come Together (The Beatles) / Chunga's Revenge (Frank Zappa); 9. Something in the Air (Thunderclap Newman); 10. Let's Move to Cleveland (Frank Zappa) / Fixing a Hole (The Beatles); 11. Nothing is Easy (Jethro Tull); 12. A Salty Dog (Procol Harum); 13. Shine on Brightly (Procol Harum); 14. Nights in White Satin (The Moody Blues) / Moggio (Frank Zappa).
For his 2019 debut Too Far, Too Close, Costa combines electric jazz, rock, and blues into his own guitar sound with European sophistication and style that resonates from his homeland of Italy. My favorite thing is the sound of the record," Costa explains. It's got a great modern tone with a vintage feel." Too ...
by Duncan Heining
It's been twenty years since saxophonist-composer-arranger Ed Palermo and his Big Band began playing the music of Frank Zappa. Twenty years, not a lot of bread but a whole lot of love from fans and musicians alike. Oh No! Not Jazz!! on Cuneiform Records marks the band's fourth Zappa album and the third for that remarkable ...
by Edward Blanco
Flautist Andrea Brachfeld has always professed an affinity for jazz and, though her background clearly demonstrates varied musical tastes, she has always been a hard bop musician at the core. Lady of the Island is the realization of a dream where the music selected reflects the jazz styles that tugs at her heart the most. Begun ...