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A fine drummer, Danny D’Imperio is best-known for his leadership and recordings with the Metropolitan Bopera House and his own groups.

He picked up early experience playing with the Glenn Miller ghost band (1970-1972) and two years apiece with the orchestras of Maynard Ferguson and Woody Herman.

He subbed for Buddy Rich when Rich was ill in 1983, was the house drummer at Condon’s, #, Chameleon is a 1974 big band jazz album by Canadian jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson.

It features cover versions of many songs that were popular in the years leading up to its production, including: “Jet” by Paul McCartney and Wings, “The Way We Were” # which was popularized by Barbra Streisand, and “Livin’ for the City” by Stevie Wonder.

He also pays tribute to trumpeter Bunny Berigan with.


Chameleon; Gospel John; The Way We Were; Jet; La Fiesta; I Can#t Get Started; Livin# For The City; Superbone Meets The Bad Man; Personnel.


Dan D’Imperio – Drums , Percussion Charles Meeks – Electric Bass Chris Vadala – Saxophones, Flutes Jeff D’Angelo – Electric Bass Eric Gale – Electric Guitar Paul Viapiano – Guitars Carl Lockett – Electric Guitar Joe Mosello – Trumpet, Flugelhorn Jeff Tyzik – Trumpet, Flugelhorn, motion picture | Made-for-TV programme or made-for-video/DVD release.

Medium length film (30-60 minutes).

“MacArthur Park” by Jim Webb; “Chameleon” by Herbie Hancock, arr Jay Chattaway; “La fiesta” by Chick Corea; “I can’t get started” by Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke; “Gospel John”; “Got the spirit” by and arr by Slide Hampton.


Maynard Ferguson and his Orchestra:- Maynard Ferguson.

Chick Corea’s La Fiesta proves to be a worthy vehicle for the band, propelled along by Dan D’Imperio on drums.

Alan Zavod on keyboards, bassist Rick Petrone and arranger/trombonist Jerry Johnson are prominent, too, in a lively rendition of what is

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