Gaspare Charles "Gap" Mangione (born July 31, 1938) is a jazz pianist from Rochester, New York. He is the brother of Chuck Mangione.
|Birth name||Gaspare Charles Mangione|
|Born||July 31, 1938|
Rochester, New York, United States
|Associated acts||Chuck Mangione|
In 1968, Mangione released his first solo album, Diana in the Autumn Wind, with drummer Steve Gadd and bassist Tony Levin in their first recordings, and compositions and arrangements by Chuck Mangione.
In 2004, Mangione received the Artist of the Year Award from the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester.
In 2015, Mangione was inducted into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame.
As leader or co-leaderEdit
- The Jazz Brothers as the Mangione Brothers Sextet with Chuck Mangione (Riverside, 1960)
- Hey Baby! as the Jazz Brothers with Chuck Mangione (Riverside, 1961)
- Spring Fever as the Jazz Brothers with Chuck Mangione, Sal Nistico (Riverside, 1961)
- Diana in the Autumn Wind (GRC, 1968) reissued on CD 2003
- Sing Along Junk (Mercury, 1972)
- ...And the Kids Call It Boogie (Sagoma, 1974)
- She and I (A&M, 1974)
- Gap Mangione! (A&M, 1976)
- Suite Lady with Larry Carlton (A&M, 1978)
- Dancin' Is Making Love with Larry Carlton (A&M, 1979)
- The Boys from Rochester with Chuck Mangione, Steve Gadd, Joe Romano, Frank Pullara (Feels So Good, 1989)
- Planet Gap with the Big Band (Cafe/Josh Music, 1997)
- Stolen Moments with the Big Band (Josh Music, 2003)
- Family Holidays (Josh Music, 2004)
- Live in Toronto (Josh Music, 2015)
As sideman or guestEdit
With Chuck Mangione
- Friends and Love (Mercury, 1970)
- Together (Mercury, 1971)
- Land of Make Believe (Mercury, 1973)
- Chase the Clouds Away (A&M, 1975)
- Bellavia (A&M, 1975)
- Tarantella (A&M, 1980)
- Dixieland at the Roundtable, Salt City Six (Roulette, 1958)
- Wilmer and the Dukes, Wilmer & the Dukes (Aphrodisiac, 1969)
- Once I Loved, Esther Satterfield (Sagoma, 1974; reissued on A&M)
Sampled by major rappers
- Chance the Rapper
- Ghostface Killah
- Guerilla Black
- Kendrick Lamar
- Slum Village
- Styles P
- Swizz Beatz
- Talib Kweli
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- Yanow, Scott. "Gap Mangione". AllMusic. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
- "Gap Mangione Biography". Retrieved 2006-06-21.
- "Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester". Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
- "Gap Mangione Recordings". www.gapmangione.com. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
- "Gap Mangione | Album Discography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
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