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Daly, Claire (Anne)

Daly, Claire (Anne), saxophone, clarinet; b. Bronxville, NY, 26 February 1958. She grew up in Yonkers, NY with her parents, Patrick J. and Helen C. Daly.

Her first teacher was Joe Viola (1976-80) at Berklee College). She has had many teachers since then, including George Garzone, Joe Lovano, Danny Bank, Phil Woods and many more.  She plans to continue studying through life.

Recordings:
Swing Low (1999); Movin' On (2001)
As sideperson:
Joel Forrester's "People Like Us" band: People Like Us...No, Really (1995), People Like Us in Heaven (1997), People Like Us...Believe It (1998); Diva Big Band: Something's Coming (1995), Leave It To Diva (1996); Taj Mahal's: Like Never Before

Radio and television broadcasts: 
NPR's "Jazz at the Kennedy Center w/ the Billy Taylor Trio" Oct. 2001;
NPR's "Marylou Williams Women in Jazz" broadcast 2000;
NYC cable show "Jazzcorner" w/ quartet 1999

Film soundtracks:
Where or When, HBO film (late 1980s); Welcome To The Dollhouse (1997)

Bibliography:
"Downbeat" Magazine - Downbeat Critic's Poll Winner, TDWR - August, 2002 (have been on TDWR list every year since '99)
"Women Who Rock" magazine - Spring 2002  - feature article (Michael Ross)
"Jazziz" magazine - July 2002  - in Bill Milkowski's "Band of Dreams" (Bill M)
"Jazziz" April 2002 - in Neil Tesser's "Traditions" column (Neil T)
"JazzImprov Magazine"  - long interview  - volume2, number4 2000 w(Eric Neymeyer)
"Downbeat" article 1999  "Players" section  (Ted Panken)
"All About Jazz Online" - long interview (w/ Brian Lunde)  August 2002
"Wanneroo Times" article around Fremantle Int'l JazzFest. January '02 (Bill Bennett)
Washington Post Weekend Magazine - article - 8/13/99 (Mike Joyce)
Monterey County Post - Pick of the Week - (Johnny Adams) 5/99
Billboard Magazine - article "Artists and Music" column (Steve Graybow) 4/24/99 websites for info:
CDNow.com - article
Allaboutjazz.com - interview

Awards:
Downbeat TDWR '02
(nominated for jazz journalist award - "Best Baritone" '02 and "Best New Release '99")
Won the Downbeat critic's "Rising Star on Baritone" (formerly "Talent Deserving Wider Recognition") in '03

Contact information:
cdbjazz@aol.com
www.jazzcorner.com
www.clairedalymusic.com

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