Andrew D'Angelo

Andrew D’Angelo

D'Angelo at the 2012 Moers Festival.
Background information
Birth name Andrew Norman D’Angelo
Born (1965-11-02) 2 November 1965
Greeley, Colorado
Origin United States
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments Bass clarinet, Saxophones

Andrew D’Angelo (born 2 November 1965 in Greeley, Colorado) is an American jazz musician (Bass clarinet, Alto saxophone, Baritone saxophone).


D’Angelo was raised in Seattle where he met with Chris Speed and Jim Black, before he moved to New York City in 1985. He worked again with Chris Speed in Boston, where both collaborated with the guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel in the band 'Human Feel'. He also played in the Either/Orchestra. The band members then moved to Brooklyn in the early 1990s, where members of the former 'Downtown' were on the music scene. D’Angelo also played in the bands of Erik Friedlander, Bobby Previte, Jamie Saft/Cuong Vu, Reid Anderson, and Ed Schuller in the band Orange Then Blue and began a long lasting collaboration with the drummer Matt Wilson.[1]

D’Angelo has composed music for Big Band, chamber music, string ensembles and soloists. D'Angelo has released three albums with his trio 'Morthana'. First in 2008 the album Skadra Degis (Skirl Records), in a trio with Jim Black and Trevor Dunn. With his band 'Make Music' he collaborates with pianist Josh Roseman and the tenor saxophonist Bill McHenry.

With his own 'Andrew D'Angelo Trio including the drummer Jim Black and the upright-bassist Trevor Dunn, he has released two albums. First Skadra Degis (2008) and then Norman (2014).[2]


Solo albums

With duo Andrew D'Angelo / Jaime Fennelly
With Andrew D'Angelo Trio


With Either/Orchestra
With 'Debris'
With 'Human Feel'
With Ed Schuller
With Bobby Previte's 'Weather Clear, Track Fast'
With Erik Friedlander
With Matt Wilson
With 'Morthana' trio including Anders Hana and Morten J. Olsen
With 'Tyft' trio including Hilmar Jensson and Jim Black
With 'The Bureau Of Atomic Tourism'



  1. "Andrew D'Angelo". Biography. AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-06-11.
  2. Lehner, Daniel (2014-10-14). "Andrew D'Angelo: Story Of The Living". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2016-06-11.
  3. "Andrew D'Angelo". Discography. Retrieved 2016-06-11.

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