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
He is a retired public school music educator completing 30
years of service.
In 2010 Joseph Daley released his first leadership CD
“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