Chuck Mangione
Born: 1940

For more than five decades, Chuck Mangione’s love affair
with music has been characterized by his boundless energy,
unabashed enthusiasm, and pure joy that radiates from
the stage.

Mangione first attracted attention with his brother, Gap,
in a mainstream jazz band, The Jazz Brothers, in which he
played trumpet much like that of the man who he refers to
as his musical father-Dizzy Gillespie. In fact Dizzy gave
Chuck an ‘updo’ horn just like his own.

Chuck’s years with the Jazz Brothers… Continue

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