Gemini Rising is a unique entry in Tony Dagradi’s discography. For this project of mostly original music, Dagradi overdubbed on four of his horns and is just joined by one of three different drummers. After hearing one selection, it is obvious that nothing is missing and the results are quite simulating and spirited.
Tony Dagradi has long been one of the leading modern jazz performers based in New Orleans. Normally he is heard on tenor and soprano. Among the many artists with whom he has performed are Ellis… Read more
The newest CD from Tony showcases his skills and talents as a composer, arranger and instrumentalist. In a unique personal statement, he layers various saxophones to create dense textures and surprisingly robust arrangements.