Glenn Astarita

All About Jazz member Glenn Astarita
Longtime contributor to AAJ and Downbeat, Jazz Review, EjazzNews, Radio DirectX.

Joined: 1997 | From: United States | Profile Views: 39,769
Articles published in last 365 days: 99

About Me

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Residing in Nashville since late 2005. Originally from New York City then relocated to New Orleans in early 1992. I'm a drummer, music journalist and have worked in the Technology industry since 1989 as a consultant and engineer. Over the past several years my primary focus is Project Management and freelance music journalism.

My Jazz Story

I was exposed to jazz as a youngster, thanks to my father. I also enjoy writing about free-jazz, electronica, progressive-rock, progressive-metal and world-jazz formats. When I first saw the Mahavishnu Orchestra in the early 1970's I was blown away, especially since I'm a drummer and was in awe of Billy Cobham...love jazz because...

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