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  Chuck Mangione, MP3 Music Download at eMusic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mangione's records were big sellers yet few of his fans from the era knew that his original goal was to be a bebopper.
While Chuck studied at the Eastman School, the two Mangiones co-led a bop quintet called the Jazz Brothers that recorded several albums for Jazzland, often with Sal Nistico on tenor.
In the 1970s Chuck Mangione recorded for Mercury and A&M; in the 1980s he had a couple of very forgettable Columbia albums and had not been heard from in the '90s until a 1997 comeback tour found him in good form, having a reunion with his "Feels So Good" band.
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 Chuck Mangione Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Chuck Frank Mangione, 29th November, 1940, Rochester, New York, U.S.A. Chuck Frank Mangione was born in Rochester, New York, in 1940.
His father had often taken Chuck and his older brother Gap (a keyboardist) out to see jazz concerts and Dizzy Gillespie was a family friend.
Chuck studied at the Eastman School of Music, where he later became a teacher, with one of his protoges being Jeff Tyzik.
www.soulwalking.co.uk /ChuckMangione.html   (313 words)

 NPR : Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz: Chick Mangione   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Chuck Mangione is perhaps best know for his 1977 hit, "Feels So Good," which rose all the way to #2 on the Billboard pop charts.
Mangione's first musical success was with his brother Gap, an accomplished jazz keyboard player.
Chuck Mangione won his first Grammy Award for the 1976 album, Bellavia, and won another Grammy and a Golden Globe nomination in 1978 for the Children of Sanchez soundtrack.
www.npr.org /programs/pianojazz/previousguests/fall2002/mangione.html   (300 words)

 Easter Seals Virginia: Chuck Mangione   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mangione first attracted attention with his brother, Gap, in a mainstream jazz band, The Jazz Brothers, in which he played trumpet much like that of the man who he refers to as his musical father-Dizzy Gillespie.
Chuck's years with the Jazz Brothers overlapped with his attending the Eastman School of Music and eventually resulted in his solo album debut.
In 1994 chuck scheduled a whirlwind of activity that included recording sessions for two new albums, a series of nightclub performances by himself and other jazz favorites which featured his "Cat in the Hat" matinees for kids (they continue to draw SRO audiences and raves from critics, parents and kids alike).
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 Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities: 25th Anniversary Concert with Chuck Mangione   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A native of Rochester, New York, Chuck was given a trumpet at fifteen by Dizzy Gillespie, and the rest is history.
This was certainly not the first time Chuck had been praised for his musical innovation and performance ability.
For four decades, Chuck's boundless energy, unabashed enthusiasm, and pure joy have characterized his love affair with music and the resulting admiration of his audience.
www.arvadacenter.org /perform/archives.php?newsid=340   (883 words)

 Chuck Mangione
Chuck Mangione (Charles Frank Mangione) waa born on November 29, 1940 in Rochester, New York.
Chuck began his love of music at 8yrs old with piano lessons and then chose the trombone at 10yrs.
Mangione signed with AandM Records and two successful releases in one year - "Chase the Clouds Away," which was used as background music during the telecast of the 1976 Olympic Games; and "Bellavia" ("Beautiful way"), named to honor his mother, which won Mangione his first Grammy award.
www.speedysfast.com /chuck_mangione.htm   (585 words)

 Chuck Mangione - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chuck Mangione on his Feels So Good record album cover.
Chuck Mangione (born November 29, 1940) is a flugelhorn player who achieved international success with his jazz-pop single, "Feels So Good", in 1977.
Chuck Mangione: And now, Mega Lo Mart has propane and propane accessories, at Mega Lo prices, and it Fuels So Good!
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chuck_Mangione   (188 words)

 CD Review of Chuck Mangione - 20th Century Masters - The Best of Chuck Mangione on A & M Records @ jazzreview.com
Chuck Mangione crossed the line from contemporary jazz to pop and easy listening in a big way.
With elements of jazz as a foundation, Mangione combined sweetly toned pop into many songs, allowing a much larger and more accepting audience into his musical sphere of influence.
What made Chuck unique is that he featured the flugelhorn as the main instrument in lieu of the more standard trumpet or saxophone.
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 Book Chuck Mangione for Event, Meeting, Gala
For three decades, Chuck Mangione's love affair with music has been characterized by his boundless energy, unabashed enthusiasm, and pure joy that radiates from the stage.
Mangione signed with A&M Records and delivered two extremely successful releases in one year - "Chase the Clouds Away," which was used as background music during the telecast of the 1976 Olympic Games; and "Bellavia" ("beautiful way") named to honor his mother, which won Mangione his first Grammy award.
One of Mangione's greatest honors occurred when he was commissioned to write a commemorative piece to celebrate the city of Rochester's 150th birthday.
www.grabow.biz /JazzAndNewAge/ChuckMangione.htm   (336 words)

 Splendid: Departments: &: Jazz Legends: Chuck Mangione, Ben Sidran
Don't get me wrong, both Chuck Mangione and Ben Sidran are significant second-tier players, but neither measures up to the true jazz greats of any era.
After a journeyman stage as a bebopper, flugelhornist Mangione had a significant crossover career in the seventies, penning such hits as "Feel So Good".
Mangione frequently plays keyboards for this show (perhaps to give his horn chops a rest), which proves somewhat disappointing compared to his flugelhorn performances.
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 RGJ.com - Music festival features Chuck Mangione
Mangione led a bop quintet with his brother while going to school and later recorded with the big bands of Woody Herman and Maynard Ferguson.
Mangione went solo in the early 1970s, assembling various bands for his music, which was heading in a lighter, pop direction.
Mangione made several more, but less successful, albums in the 1980s before disappearing from the music scene in the 1990s.
www.rgj.com /news/stories/entertainment/964734633.php   (392 words)

 Chuck Mangione to give benefit concert Feb. 6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
His relationship with Mangione began in the late 1950s at the Eastman School of Music, where Mangione was one of his students.
Mangione has been a part of the popular jazz scene for the past three decades, composing, performing and recording pieces and albums that have earned him two Grammy awards, 12 Grammy nominations, a platinum and four Gold albums.
Mangione's performance in Bowling Green will feature the artist along with five of his regular sidemen in an evening of popular jazz selections.
www.bgsu.edu /offices/pr/news/archives/1999/benifit.html   (358 words)

 Blue Note New York Performance Schedule
Chuck Mangione returns to the creative source that inspired his GRAMMY award winning album Bellavia with Everything For Love, a tribute to all that is close to the heart of the man with the hat.
After receiving his second GRAMMY nomination for Land of Make Believe (1973), Chuck made two more very successful albums: Chase the Clouds Away (1975), which was featured in the 1976 Olympic Games, and Bellavia (1976).
The next year, Chuck's popularity continued to grow as his Children of Sanchez (1978) soundtrack was nominated for a Golden Globe award and earned Chuck his second GRAMMY award.
www.bluenote.net /newyork/schedule/moreinfo.cgi?id=755   (623 words)

 CD Review of Chuck Mangione - Everything for Love on Chesky Records @ jazzreview.com
For the Chuck Mangione fan, and all jazz listeners, this is one to have in your home collection.
Mangione and his band put together one of the greatest renditions of "Amazing Grace" you could ever hope to listen to!
EVERYTHING FOR LOVE is Chuck Mangione at his finest, and the solos in this collection by all the musicians are perfect.
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 JazzTrumpetSolos.com - Message View
Chuck is also the reason I first began playing the trumpet.
I am not a Chuck Mangione fan, but I have always been intrigued by an album he appears on when he was a member of Art Blakey's Messengers.
the trps are chuck, don cherry, dizzy, al hirt and maynard.
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 Chuck Mangione - Verve Records
Later, while still in Rochester, Chuck and his brother Gap led a band called the Jazz Brothers, which featured such future heavyweights as saxophonist Sal Nistico and drummer Roy McCurdy.
Mangione moved to New York City in 1965, where he played briefly with the big bands of Woody Herman and Maynard Ferguson before joining Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers.
Chuck Mangione has been active since the mid-Nineties, touring with a quartet that features his longtime partner Gerry Niewood.
www.vervemusicgroup.com /artist.aspx?aid=2937   (382 words)

 Chuck Mangione - Les Palais Des Festivals Hall Cannes 1989 Movie: Chuck Mangione - Les Palais Des Festivals Hall Cannes ...
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A former member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Chuck Mangione has subsequently forged a successful career for himself, and even earned a Grammy nomination.
His album "Feels So Good" became a worldwide sales sensation, leading to Mangione's brand of jazz becoming some of the best selling across the globe.
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 SoundStage! Chuck Mangione - Everything for Love
Mangione, an erstwhile be-bopper, found his niche many years ago playing soft, slow, thoughtful music that was full of feeling but short on fireworks.
The only differences between Mangione and all those other contemporary jazz artists are that, one, Mangione has been doing this for thirty-odd years now and, two, he comes to the form having started out playing be-bop before honing his own unique style.
It was a treat to reacquaint myself with Chuck Mangione -- I’ve been a fan for many years, and I’ve always wondered what happened to him.
www.soundstage.com /music/reviews/rev296.htm   (583 words)

 Gap Mangione Biography
Born in Rochester, New York, Gap (Gaspare) Mangione was raised in a closely-knit, Italian family where music poured from the radio and phonograph.
By the time Gap was 13, he was playing the blues on the family piano and encouraging his brother, Chuck, to join him in improvisations; at 15, he was writing and arranging for local big bands.
There were tours with Chuck Mangione: the small jazz group "Little Giants Reunion Tour" and "The Hat's Back" tour with a 100-member symphony orchestra and the original Jazz Brothers album was reissued on CD completing the set.
www.gapmangione.com /bio.htm   (897 words)

 Chuck Mangione
Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, NY Flugelhornist and composer Chuck Mangione has won an incredible number and variety of awards over his forty-plus year performing career.
Some recent performing highlights include an orchestral tour featuring vocalist Dianne Reeves, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Mangione's "Land of Make Believe" album, and a 60th Birthday Bash at NYC's Beacon Theatre.
Tickets for this concert may be obtained by calling JFA Hotline at 914-631-1000 or online.
www.jazzforumarts.org /mangione.htm   (97 words)

 Chuck Mangione : Feels So Good - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Reissued on CD, this set from flugelhornist Chuck Mangione (which helped give guitarist Grant Geissman some fame) is actually stronger from the jazz standpoint than Mangione's subsequent dates.
The leader has some good solos as does Geissman and saxophonist Chris Vadala and the quintet's ensembles are generally both sparse and attractive.
Pity that in ways this was Chuck Mangione's last worthwhile release to date; success did stunt his artistic growth.
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 SoundStage! Chuck Mangione - The Feeling's Back
Now the winged horn of Chuck Mangione -- flügel is German for wings -- cruises at a relaxed altitude over terrain neighboring those cited Chesky releases.
A whole genre of cool jazz evolved around a similar set of parameters, one that could leave a listener, well, cool or become, in the right hands, a terrifically moody, cigarette-smoke kind of blue affair.
At the end of Chuck Mangione’s album, I felt as though I had missed something.
www.soundstage.com /music/reviews/rev194.htm   (533 words)

 Chuck Mangione - Recuerdo: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Chuck Mangione - Recuerdo: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more
After three recordings co-leading the Jazz Brothers with pianist Gap Mangione [+], trumpeter Chuck Mangione [+] headed his first solo record date.
Joined by an all-star rhythm section (pianist Wynton Kelly [+], bassist Sam Jones [+] and drummer Louis Hayes [+]) plus Joe Romano [+] on tenor, flute and alto, Mangione mostly sticks to bebop on four jazz standards (including Charlie Parker's "Big Foot") and three of his originals.
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 Chuck Mangione
This show, which featured "Hill Where the Lord Hides," was recorded and led to his major label debut on Mercury Records and first GRAMMY nomination in 1970.
Bellavia, or "beautiful way," was named to honor his mother and earned Chuck his first GRAMMY award.
I read paperback books, I watched sports and I went fishing," says Chuck.
www.gothamjazz.com /performers/1313   (654 words)

 Playing with Chuck Mangione   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A friend of mine (a guitar player) toured with Chuck for many years (quite a while after you), and he has passed on to me some interesting and varied things he learned from him and from working with him.
What made it really special was that we sounded like a regular quartet (Chuck played piano) when Jerry played his solos but when Chuck played solos the rhythm section was only bass and drums which gave me a lot of harmonic freedom.
Anyway, regarding Chuck, I used to see him in Toronto in the early 70s at a club called the Colonial Tavern on Yonge Street, which is long gone.
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 Jazz News: Chuck Mangione And His Thirty Piece Orchestra, Live At Lincoln Center
Chuck Mangione and his wife are major supporters of Project Kids Worldwide.
Chuck Mangione has injected energy, skill and enthusiasm into his music for more than five decades, establishing himself as a legendary performer and composer with a loyal multigenerational fan base.
Mangione’s music is world-renowned and he’s recognized for his trademark hat.
www.allaboutjazz.com /php/news.php?id=3360   (823 words)

 Berry Chuck
A tribute to the rockers of Paul's youth, the album was loaded with tunes by Little Richard, Gene Vincent, Chuck Berry and others.
The stage was set for success on Oct. 19, 2000, when Chuck Berry opened the venue during a VIP reception featuring all the requisite bells and whistles.
Chuck Berry - The legend of Rock and Roll
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 Metallica and Chuck Mangione in Concert !   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The following Tuesday Nancy and I went to see Chuck Mangione perform a dinner concert in a trendy (pricey) place up in North Dallas, Sambucca Jazz Café.
Chuck's band included a drummer, bassist, guitarist, and cellist.
Chuck himself played keyboards and trumpets in addition to his famed Flugle Horn.
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 Chuck Mangione News
News about Chuck Mangione continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
As a young trumpet player growing up in the 1970s, I fantasized about being the next Chuck Mangione.
March 10, 2004 - The Whiteweld Foundation Concert Series presents Chuck Mangione with his 30-piece orchestra in concert at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, located at Columbus Avenue...
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 Amazon.com: Music: Chuck Mangione - Greatest Hits [ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
What annoys me most is the attempt, even in the liner notes, to disguise the actual circumstances of recording, including names of musicians on the sessions (in the interest of full disclosure, the drummer is Joe Bonadio).
Chuck Mangione does play a pleasant trumpet.And the songs on this collectiona re reasonably soothing as background music.
Occasionally Chuck adds an inflection in his trumpet playing style but for the most part he toots along quite softly.
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