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Dan DeChellis’s music consists of melody, emotion, energy and spontaneous adventure. Born on classic rock, schooled in classical music, matured on jazz, aged with ambient music, he is a fan of all music and styles. He has released over 8 CD’s of purely improvised music on his own label, Sachimay Records. Dan is also a member of the Hassay / DeChellis / Nakatani Trio with whom he has released two CD’s on the German Label, Konnex Records. He is a member of two rock bands, Grey Sky Turn and Four the Day and a professor of music at Moravian College where he directs the Improvised Music Ensemble (MIME). Dan’s music draws from his love of lush harmony and nostalgic melodies. He is an improviser at heart and loves to allow room in his pieces for the ensemble to explore and create spontaneously. He is a fan of Talk Talk, Brian Eno and Harold Budd which opened his ears to long tones and big spaces. His trio is a unique ensemble from the standpoint that they perform nearly entirely original music when they perform. Through there instrumentation, they are considered jazz, which is clearly present in their music, yet there is also so much more.


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Primary Instrument

Piano

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

BM in Music (piano performance) MM in Music (piano performance) Private lessons offered in piano, theory, composition Currently on faculty at Moravian College, Bethlehem

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Albums

Album Strength And Anger by Dan DeChellis

Strength And Anger

Self Produced
2014

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Album My Age of Anxiety by Dan DeChellis

My Age of Anxiety

Self Produced
2012

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Album Organic Material by Dan DeChellis

Organic Material

Sachimay Records
2009

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The Dirigibles...

CBS Associated Records
2001

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Album Chamber Music by Dan DeChellis

Chamber Music

Sachimay Records
2000

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Shapes

CBS Associated Records
1999

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A Distant Memory

A Distant Memory

Dan DeChellis
Moving Mountains

Skirmish

Skirmish

Dan DeChellis
Strength And Anger

Thinking Too Much

Thinking Too Much

Dan DeChellis
Strength And Anger

24 Hour Intervals

24 Hour Intervals

Dan DeChellis
Strength And Anger

Path

Path

Dan DeChellis
Organic Material

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