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 Marc Halbheer's LA-Edition - David Angel (Tenorsax)

David Angel was born and raised in Los Angeles (USA).

He grew up in an utmost musical environment and picked up the Saxophone at an early age. At the age of 14 he started playing steady in Jazz- and Latin-bands and gained routine as a performer.

For more then 25 years David worked for the movie and music industrie in Hollywood. He is a well-respected composer and arranger and wrote music for a vast number of Bands, for Film and TV-Series. (Bonanza, Lassie, Streets of San Francisco, Jerry Lewis, Andy Williams, The Invaders, Woody Hermann Band and many others)

A part from his work as a composer, David kept a busy schedule as a Sax-player. He worked in the bands of. Art Pepper, Bill Perkins, Blue Mitchell, Clare fisher, Richard Davis, Frank Strazzeri, Cat Anderson, Victor Feldman, Kid Orey, and others and worked in the Big Bands of Takisho Akioshi, Dave Grusin, Bud Shank, Bob Brookmeier or Conte Condoli to name a few. He was in demand as a studio-musician and recorded as a soloist for a lot of records, movie-soundtracks and TV-series.

David Angel also had a successfull teaching-career in Hollywood. For more then twenty years he gave lectures for composers and arrangers as well as teaching the saxophone. David held classes for studio- and jazz musicians, was leading the sax-class at the Pasadena college, taught composition at the Dick Grove School and worked at the Valley College in Los Angeles.

In Europe he was a lecturer for film-music at the I.A.C.P. - Paris and the Cultural Institute of Music Paris (award for composer in residence). He lectured at the royal conservatory in Oslo/Norway, the conservatory in Trondheim/Norway and the Moscow State Music Academy/Russia.

Together with Ed Semester he is currently leading the composition and arranging department at the music academy in Lucerne/Switzerland.

Selected Discografie:

Bill Holman Westcoast Allstars Vol.1 und 2
Blue Mitchel "Paris Blue"
Selections from Dreamscape (Solist mit Orchester)
Bill Perkins Quintett "Old Friends"
Stacy Rowles Quintett "Lullaby of the Leaves"
Carl Rigoli "Reflections

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