a good one! After 13 years , Dan has come back to his roots and
released a Jazz-Rock Fusion mix of some of the most eclectic music that you'll ever hear. And with this
new release, he brings a few very versatile and talented players to accompany him on several tracks. His guests
an incredibly versatile and very talented guitarist,
a multi-award winning singer/songwriter and
a seasoned pro veteran reeds player. Details about his musical guests can be found on the
Anomalies Guest Page
The new CD features TEN tracks, three of which were derived
from works that Dan Pinto wrote many years ago but never officially released. The other six tracks are brand
spankin new! The level of music and talent on this new CD is only matched by it's concept theme and
package design for which many months of work were invested.
The cover, title, art design, illustrations and concept
all center around the general theme of various
are best defined as being a deviation from the common type or rule. Someone or something abnormal, unusual
or irregular. And as you will hear and see, there is nothing regular about any part of this new CD.
To find out more about Dan Pinto's latest release, click over to the
September, 2011... Eclectic Sound & Dan Pinto would like to wish you all a "Happy Halloween!" In celebration,
we are posting for the first time, a FULL MP3 recording of Dan's "The Haunting" from his "Ivory Towers" CD. This is also part
of our promotion for Dan's re-release for this album coming in the near future. But those of you who remember, this was the piece that earned him a
nomination for "Best Instrumental Song Of The Year" in the 2006 "Just Plain Folks Music Awards." A very cool and sort of eerie piece, you can check
it out from start to finish in it's entirety beginning September 18, 2011 at the following link..."Ivory Towers - The Haunting." This full length version will run through October 31st! If you like what you hear
then please pick up a copy of Dan's "Ivory Towers" CD to hear this and several other great New Age works by Dan Pinto!
September, 2010... For those of you who are asking "When is Dan's new piano CD release going to be here," we thought we'd get you an update.
Basically, Dan has been kind of busy! He's got about two thirds of the music complete, and the album cover and title designs are finished, but Dan has
been side tracked with other work and wishes not to rush something out just for the sake of releasing material that is less that his best effort.
Don't worry though, it's definitely coming! We'll let you know. ;)
July, 2010... Eclectic Sound will be re-releasing Dan Pinto's "Ivory Towers" album. The new release will be a re-mastered work and
include new music arrangements, much improved quality and a new album cover design, which by the way is being promoted now. Dan felt the music from this album captured a nice taste of
work from his New Age category of music. Having won a nomination for "Best Instrumental Music Of The Year" in 2006, critics agree. The re-release
is expected sometime next year so we'll keep you posted.
February, 2010... Dan Pinto is Randy Allar's guest for some conversation about his music and latest CD release. Randy's "Fusion Show"
on WCSB 89.3 in Cleveland has been promoting Fusion music for well over 20 years! Past guests include Frank Zappa, Joe Satriani,
John McLaughlin, Steve Vai and Toto. To read a brief clip from the interview, check out the "Reviews/Interviews Page."
January, 2010... Exciting news!!! Pinto Studios has nearly completed the construction of it's brand new on line movie theater!!
And admittance is FREE! This is going to be VERY cool! We're still quite a ways off from the grand opening as a ton of work has yet
to be done to prepare what will be exclusive never before seen video footage of Dan live in concert as well as studio recordings never
posted before anywhere else on the web! We thought we'd let you know what's been happening, so keep checking back here for the latest updates!
December, 2009... In light of the Christmas season, Dan Pinto and Pinto Studios are now inviting you to post photos of your dog! Just visit the
"Christmas Music Page", scroll to the bottom and submit a pic of your dog or puppy. We'll post it and make your dog famous!! And while you're there,
check out all the photos of other people's pups! And of course don't forget to listen to the music samples and feel free to get a copy of Dan Pinto's Christmas CDs!
August, 2009... You can now look up Dan Pinto on the web at ,
The Free Encyclopedia.
June, 2009... Dan Pinto is now on . More MP3s are available to listen to
so go and check it out!
March, 2009... Brand new page added to the Dan Pinto Official
website, "REVIEWS & INTERVIEWS." Here you can
track the latest that's being said about Dan Pinto. Read
excerpts from the latest articles and interviews or click
through directly to their source.
February, 2009... Dan sits down one on one with Simon Barrett for
a LIVE interview on Blog Talk Radio for "The Week In Reviews."
Simon asks Dan about everything from the background of the new music
from "Anomalies" to his interest in film soundtrack composing. In
addition you'll hear some personal tidbits and tech talk.
"Labyrinth" and "Bermuda Triangle" are two featured tracks. Read a
transcript from the interview HERE or visit
"The Week In Reviews" to
listen to the interview in it's entirety.
January, 2009... Dan has plans on releasing an acoustic CD in the near future.
Strictly piano with no other accompaniment,
the release date for this new album is uncertain as of yet but Dan says that this is something that he has always wanted to do. It will yet again redefine what he is capable
PAST NEWS AND EVENTS
Dan Pinto received accolades in 2006 for "Best
Instrumental Song Of The Year"
with his nomination in the
His title "The
from his "Ivory
album was chosen through a process
that selected less than one half of one percent during a judging
term that took 13 months! In all, over
300,000 entries were reviewed from all around the
Dan stays active working closely with independant film-makers scoring music for
movie projects whenever possible. He also takes part from time to time in educating younger artists
that seek to gain knowledge in that area. In recent past he worked with long time famed jazz
composer of "Don't
let me be misunderstood," taking
part in a presentation for the New
Jersey Movie Makers Network on
scoring music for movies at the MEMFEST
in New Jersey.
things are planned in the near future for the website. New video editing equipment is expected at Pinto
Studios in the near future. A series of webpages showcasing Dan's music with video will become available
which will include both live and recorded works as well as works for TV & film.
Dan will be eventually working on digitally re-editing and mastering his film project
For A Life."
Plans to showcase the film itself are in the works, however not for quite some time. Stay tuned
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