Born: December 27, 1969 Primary Instrument: Drums
[Tony] Deangelis’ sparse, wonderful brushwork on the drums...closely tracked [the pianist’s] thoroughly thoughtout improvisations. - Intelligencer
Drummer Tony Deangelis was born in Reading, PA, in 1969. By age six he was playing the drums, and by age nine he was in his first working trio. He then attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, on scholarship. There he met and played with today’s top players on the jazz scene including Kurt Rosenwinkel, Larry Grenadier, Geoff Keezer, and Roy Hargrove. After graduating from Berklee in 1990, Tony moved to Philadelphia. There he formed several groups and performed throughout the Northeastern United States....