"Anthony J. Agostinelli, jazz historian, cable TV producer and
retired Roger Williams University professor (Bristol, RI) is a
resident of Portsmouth, RI. He is an internationally-known
resource for the music of Stan Kenton, Don Ellis and many
other jazz artists and has written a history and discography
about the Newport Jazz Festival ©. He has published many
articles about jazz artists and jazz research and was the editor
of a jazz newsletter (“The Network” -- about Stan Kenton) for
over 25 years. He has hosted jazz and music radio programs for
Public Radio and local commercial stations and has lectured
and hosted events all over the world. Currently he produces the
“Peggy” award winning TV program “Jazz Bash” on Cox Cable.
“Tony” is a life long resident of Rhode Island.
In addition to his expertise in jazz, Agostinelli has been a
licensed clinical social worker in the State of Rhode Island. He
has worked as a newspaper deliverer, a market stock boy, a waiter,
musician, social worker, an associate director of the United
Way in Rhode Island, Director of Economic Opportunity for
the State of Rhode Island in the Offi ce of Governor, Executive
Director of the Urban Coalition, an urban planning consultant,
an administrative assistant to a Mayor, a consultant of the New
England Roman Catholic Dioceses for Social Justice efforts, an
adjunct professor at Rhode Island colleges, and a professor at a
private university in Rhode Island.
Agostinelli has served on many boards of private non-profit
institutions, and is a teacher for the Circle of Scholars hosted
by Salve Regina University in Newport.
He is married to Barbara E. Agostinelli.They have four children
and fi ve grandchildren.
His hobbies include: photography, music, writing and
gardening. He is finishing up his fi rst mystery novel, The
Professor Was Dead."
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Published May 31, 2013
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