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Daniel Zongrone

Musician from United States of America

Daniel Zongrone is an American musician currently living in Greenville, South Carolina. Zongrone is best known for his work as a member of the electronic music group Earthstar in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He is currently a solo jazz musician working with various local musicians. In 1986 Zongrone received a "Meet the Composer" grant for New York City dance composition. Some of the compositions and recordings which resulted were used in the soundtrack for the 1998 independent horror film The Glasshead. In 1987, Zongrone recorded his only solo album to date, Absolute Zero. Zongrone was born and raised in Utica, New York. He received his first drum at the age of six and made his first public appearance in a street parade. Before the parade ended another young boy took his drum and broke it over his head. Young enough to realize this was not a problem, Zongrone continued to bang the drum. He received his first drum set at the age of 12 while window shopping with Grandma in a local pawn shop on Stueben street in Cornhill. He began playing with school friends and enjoyed the girls it attracted. In 1972 Zongrone met another school chum, creative guitarist Dennis Rea and inventive  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1957
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Musician

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