Brief Bio

    Started guitar lessons at age 6. ( 1962 )
  • Attended Berklee College of Music (1974-75)
 Teaching Experience
  • Instructor in Jazz Guitar at Skidmore College (1999-2007)
  • Skidmore Summer Jazz Institute (1999-2005)
  • Clinics and master classes with Grammy Nominee and Down Beat Poll Winner - the late, great Nick Brignola 1978-1998
  • Private lessons 1972-2016
  • Pre recorded educational material @ chuckdaloiamusic.com  

     Recordings - ( short list )

  • "Tour de Force" w/ Nick Brignola - Reservoir Records
  • "All Business" w/ Nick Brignola - Reservoir Records
  • "Equation" - Chuck D'Aloia Trio - Hang Records 
  • "Circle 7" - ABCD Records
  • "Under the Hood" - ABCD Records
  • "3 Days North" Chuck D'Aloia Music
  • "Countdown" - David Calarco - BMC Music
  • "Views" - Rich Lamana & The Last Word  
Live playing- Recording 
  • Concerts, festivals, recordings, clubs and clinics with the late, great Nick Brignola (1978-2001)
  •  Played and/or recorded with Eddie Gomez, Billy Hart, Bill Stewart, John Pattitucci, Randy Brecker, Jimmy Cobb, Dave Holland, Ted Curson, James Spaulding, Jeff Williams, Steve Coleman, John Lockwood, Ratzo Harris, J.R. Monterose, Alex Acuna, Kenny Werner, Dave Liebman, Othello Molineaux, Dave Pike, Victor Bailey, Jerry Bergonzi, Tom Harrell, Fred Hersch, Kenwood Dennard, Eubie Blake, Dave Santoro, David Calarco, Hal Miller, Mike Formanak, Joe Magnarelli..
    Additional credits ( short list )  
  • The Philadelphia Orchestra
  • The Albany Symphony
  • The Baltimore, LA and NYC Broadway run of the Hal Prince Musical "Roza"
  • Rosemary Clooney
  • Margaret Whiting
  • Debbie Reynolds
  • Rita Moreno
  • Helen O'Connel
  • Liza Minnelli
  • Lesley Gore
  • The 5th Dimension
  • Martha Reeves
  • Bob Hope
  • Perry Como
  • Joel Grey
  • Jay Traynor
  • Del Shannon