Dan Arcamone Bio Swinging, soulful, energetic, gifted, flawless, these are just some of the words that have been used by critics to describe Connecticut based guitarist Dan Arcamone. Equally at home as a composer and performer, Arcamone's powerful yet elegant style has been winning over audiences and critics alike. Drawing influences from the likes of Pat Metheny, John Coltrane, and Michael Brecker, Arcamone has developed a playing style that All About Jazz calls 'intellectually stimulating' and 'high energy.' A diverse player, Arcamone is equally at home creating arcing melodies on a ballad as he is taking the reins on a burning, rock-fused solo, qualities that have caused him to make waves as both a leader and sideman. After building his reputation as a sideman, most notably with the Damon Grant Project with whom he recorded the album Sonidos Nuevos, Arcamone can now be found leading his own trio consisting of Rich Zurkowski bass and Tom Ash drums. The group, which performs Arcamone's original, modern-jazz compositions, is as adventurous as it is polished. Melded together with a sense of communication that can only be developed by long nights on the bandstand. His debut album, Trioisms, immediately turned heads and brought critical attention to Arcamone the player and composer. All About Jazz described the album as 'genre-defying' and 'ground breaking,' two monikers that Arcamone wears well. Drawing from a diverse array of genres such as rock, pop, jazz and the avant-garde, Arcamone's musical style is hard to pin down with a single term, needless to say it the result of years of focused study and focused performances. These experiences have culminated in a personalized approach to the guitar that challenges the listener to think outside of their common expectations, while inviting them to join Arcamone on his sonic explorations. Building on early successes, especially in the jazz world, is never easy, but it is a challenge that Arcamone welcomes with open arms. Arcamone's goal remains the same; to develop his artistry as a guitarist and composer. Dan Arcamone is building on the success of his first album with the release of his highly anticipated second record, (In)Motion. Alongside his working trio the new album features Mark Small, Brad Mason and Kat Calvosa.