Oct 26th, 2020
The show where we uncover the stories, processes, and worldviews behind NYC’s most artful and creative musicians.
Today's Guest: After finding a love for music at a young age, Long Island born trombonist Greg DeAngelis has been playing music for over a decade. Beginning with his roots in jazz and classical music, Greg branched out and has performed all styles, including pop, rock, ska, funk, afro-cuban, and New Orleans second line music. Greg has been performing professionally on trombone, sousaphone, and euphonium since 2014.
Greg’s various groups have been playing around New York, Long Island, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania since 2015. He has penned over 40 original compositions and arrangements for quintet, sextet, big band, and brass band, as well as rock and ska bands. As a leader, Greg’s groups have performed at venues such as Tomi Jazz, Club Bonafide, the Central Jersey Jazz Festival, and the George Street Ale House. As a sideman, Greg has performed at The Jazz Loft, Swing 46, the Sands Resort and Casino, and the Heavy Rebel Music Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
In May of 2018, Greg graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Jazz Studies from Rutgers University. In his 4 years of college, Greg studied privately with world renowned trombonists Conrad Herwig and Ed Neumeister, as well as working closely with Ralph Bowen, Frank Lacy, Abraham Burton, Kenny Davis, Bill O’Connell, and Victor Lewis.
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