A man plays a blue electric bass guitar.

J. Anthony Granelli

Musician, Collaborator

J. Anthony Granelli is a native of northern California. Granelli received a BFA from California Institute of the Arts in 1991 and in 2006, a Masters Degree in Jazz Composition from New York University. Among other teaching projects, Granelli also helped to found and is now artistic director of Jerry Granelli’s Creative Music Workshop in Halifax Nova Scotia, which just celebrated it’s 25th anniversary in 2022. J Anthony continues to compose and play in New York City and internationally. He currently leads his own Mr. Lucky Trio as well as other numerous projects. A solo bass album entitled "Why Can't I Be Beautiful Like You" will be released in late 2022. Granelli has performed with a variety of internationally known artists including: Julian Priester, Jay Clayton, Jane Ira Bloom, Mose Allison, Jerry Granelli, and Bill Frisell among many others.

Photo Credit: Jerry Granelli