Joseph Gabriel Esther Maneri (February 9, 1927 – August 24, 2009), was an American jazz composer, saxophone and clarinet player. Violinist Mat Maneri is his son.[1]

Joe Maneri
Joe Maneri at the 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia, 2004
Joe Maneri at the 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia, 2004
Background information
Birth nameJoseph Gabriel Esther Maneri
Born(1927-02-09)February 9, 1927
Brooklyn, New York
DiedAugust 4, 2009(2009-08-04) (aged 82)
Boston, Massachusetts
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician
Instrument(s)Saxophone, clarinet
Years active1960–2009
LabelsLeo, ECM

Boston Microtonal SocietyEdit

In 1988, Maneri founded the Boston Microtonal Society, dedicated to microtonal music and tuning. It is currently led by James Bergin and Julia Werntz.[2]

DiscographyEdit

With Mat Maneri

  • Acceptance (hatOLOGY, 1996)
  • Pentagon (Thirsty Ear, 2005)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Loewy, Steve. "The Trio Concerts". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  2. ^ Boston Microtonal Society Archived 2014-02-24 at the Wayback Machine.

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