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Barry Schmaltz: The New Vamps

Who are we kidding?  Everybody loves Barry Schmaltz.  I mean everyone, absolutely everyone, is just nutso cuckoo over this guy...and I must admit, he is a huge talent. The way he can make up songs right on the spot like that, well, it's just amazing. It would take hours to listen to just his audio recordings, let alone look at all the videos he's made. It's just awesome. So instead of worrying about how best to develop this website for myself, I've been developing a website for…Read more

Vindaloo Two 

Go to Barry Schmaltz Dot Com!, at, and hear the alternate take of Vindaloo, that happy hit that's sweeping the nation!  It's the very last track, but stay and listen to the entirety of Soggy Chicken Vindaloo, Guy Tromboni's latest album. John Romagnoli, now on drums for this very fine track! Please do have a listen. 

Making This Site More Coherent a challenge!  It is so free-associative and rambling.  Nevertheless, changes are coming!  New music, old music, this, that, the whole thing!  A little more attention to detail, and a whole new perspective.  All that stuff.  Coming soon.  Really.

Many Albums of Barry Schmaltz! 

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you will discover many, many audio recordings of Barry Schmaltz and his friends.  Free-associating philosophers and poets, imbued with madcap civility and a broad perspective on many subjects, Barry Schmaltz, Guy Tromboni, Downbeat, and many others invite you to join them as they make it all up on the spot, right before your ears! 

Triosphere Live! Now viewable as well as listenable! 

Here we are, Gaku Takanashi on bass; John Romagnoli on drums; and myself, Robin Radus on piano, finally embracing the name and identity of Triosphere: New York's premier performing and recording jazz trio.  A pretentious mantle, to be sure, but the output speaks for itself: elegantly performed with a nonchalance born of long practice, this music ingratiates and delights the listener with subtle interplays of humor and expressions of genuine delight, not only apparent in the notes that are played, but more…

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