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by Chris DeRosa

A beautiful collection of compositions reminiscent of the late 70's early 80's ecm soundscapes.
Genre: Jazz: Modern Creative Jazz
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  Song Share Time Download
1. I Fade
11:39 $0.99
2. Birdy
5:45 $0.99
3. Tin Man
4:25 $0.99
4. You Fade
11:39 $0.99
5. A Quiet Place
7:52 $0.99
6. A Safe Place
10:38 $0.99
7. We Fade
10:39 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes

1. I Fade
2. Birdy
3. Tin Man
4. You Fade
5. A Quiet Place
6. A Soft Place
7. We Fade

Chris DeRosa: Drums
Tom Lippincott: Guitar
Mike Mennell: Bass

Chris DeRosa is a Professional Freelance Drummer/Producer/Composer who currently lives in New York City, although his experience has taken him to many parts of the world (over 46 countries).

Chris has studied at both The Berklee College of Music where he received the prestigious Buddy Rich Jazz Masters scholarship and at the University Of Miami where he was the recipient of the Bowman Ashe scholarship for artistic and academic achievement. There he also received his Studio Music/Jazz Performance degree

Chris’ resume reads like a who’s who in music and has played/recorded with the likes of Deborah Harry and Chris Stein (Blondie), Skinner Box (King Django), Nadia Ali, Rick Ross, Motorbaby, Raul Midon, Melba Moore, Phil Perry, Masspike Miles, Yale University Big Band, Willie Ruff, Bill Brown Quartet, KTQ, Chris DeRosa Group, Monkfish. Producers such as Daniel Rey (Ramones), Steve Eigner (Nelly), Jon Brion (Fiona Apple), Roger Fife (Tricky), and Kramer (Ween).

In The World Of Dance Chris Has Performed, Composed, or Accompanied Gus Solomons jr, Ron Brown/Evidence, Mark Morris Dance Group, Sean Curran, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Donald Byrd, Jose' Limon Dance Foundation, and Paul Taylor Dance.

Chris has Taught/Lectured at Marymount Manhattan College (Adjunct Professor), The NYACK School Of Music (Guest Lecturer), and at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts (Staff Musician, Guest Lecturer).

As a creative drummer Chris has been featured in Modern Drummer, DRUM!, Hudson Music, Percfest, and The Black Page Magazine and has performed Live on WPKN (Bridgeport), WXPN’s (Philadelphia) “World Cafe”, WDST’s (Woodstock) “Sessions”, has toured the Middle East for the Armed Forces, Egypt as a Jazz Cultural Ambassador for the U.S. State Department, and toured China in a Jazz Cultural Exchange Program.

Chris Is A Member Of BMI, The Harry Fox Agency, and The University Of Miami & Berklee College of Music Alumni Associations. Chris Is Endorsed By Vic Firth Drumsticks, Sabian Cymbals, Evans Drum Heads, Brady Snare Drums, Audix Microphones, MOTU Electronics, KickPort, Cympad, and RhythmTech Percussion.

To see Chris’ personal webpage’s go to:

Here are a few videos of Chris you might enjoy:

Masspike Miles & Rick Ross Performing "Love Drunk":

‪Melba Moore & Phil Perry Performing "Weakness"‬:

Nadia Ali (Live In Cairo) "Is It Love":

Deborah Harry performing "Rapture":

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