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Joe Maneri

Joe Maneri
Born: Feb 9, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY
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Died: Aug 24, 2009 in Boston, MA
Genre: Jazz, Classical
Biography: Microtonal innovator Joe Maneri was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1927, learning to play clarinet from a neighborhood shoemaker and making his professional debut on the Catskills society band circuit at age 17. Three years later, he was introduced to the work of Arnold Schoenberg, the famed inventor of the ...Read full biography
The Trio Concerts
Released: 2001
Label: Leo
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Joe Maneri is an enigmatic figure among icons of free improvisation. Late in the twentieth century, he was rediscovered, in part, through the efforts of his son, violinist Mat Maneri, and Joe Maneri has ...Read full review
Going to Church
Released: 2002
Label: AUM Fidelity
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Following in the tradition of In Full Cry, this version of Joe and Mat Maneri's ensemble that also includes bassist Barre Phillips, Matthew Shipp on piano, drummer Randy Peterson, and Roy Campbell on trumpet ...Read full review
More Joe Maneri albums: Main Albums (16)