We may play in a contemporary rock vein, use standard bebop themes, and many other things besides.
I tend to not want to put labels or categories on the music, only because people come with preconceived ideas about what they're going to hear, or won't come for this reason.
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Charles Frank "Chuck" Mangione was born in Rochester, New York. He is an American flugelhorn player, trumpeter and composer. After a stint with drummer Art Blakey's band and co-leading the Jazz Brothers with his sibling Gap Mangione, Chuck Mangione achieved international success in 1977 with his jazz-pop single, "Feels So Good." He has released more than thirty albums since 1960. "Bellavia," recorded during this collaboration, won Mangione his first Grammy Award in 1977 in the category Best Instrumental Composition. In 1978 Mangione composed the soundtrack for the film The Children of Sanchez starring Anthony Quinn. This album won him his second Grammy, in the category Best Pop Instrumental performance in 1979 and the title song, almost 15 minutes long in full version and featuring a wind section theme.
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