A talent inspired by the likes of Eric Marienthal, David Sanborn, Billy Joel, Sting and Harry Connick, Jr., the New York native has a vision and passion for entertaining, recording and uplifting others through his great music!
His versatility in all styles of jazz, pop, standards, R&B, and everything in-between,... keeps him in high demand!
This passion is continually reflected in Alan’s eclectic and exciting performances, compositions and recordings.
Alan’s saxophone speaks to the hearts of his listeners and his melodies elicit the full spectrum of emotions – inspiring the soul and leaving fans wanting more. Known for his innovative spirit and broad musical scope, Alan is equally at home on the stages of the country’s notable venues, ranging from the famous “Birdland” in NYC to the Historic Tampa Theater.
He has released five CD's with Rebel Records and has just released his latest, "ORIGINALE" featuring the hot new tune "MOMENTUM!"
"ORIGINALE" is a 12-song collection of Alan's favorite Original tunes
picked from his catalog by his fans and himself!
He is currently in the recording studio working on his 6th album, to be released in 2015.
Alan has been honored to be one of the fan favorite saxophonists invited to perform at "Saxes Gone Wild" two years in a row!
He makes regular appearances on local television and radio wherever he performs, and is always expanding his skills as an instrumentalist, composer and performer.
Alan is also committed to furthering the future of music in the classroom and has dedicated much of his time to music education and community activities. In 2004 Alan worked closely with the Florida Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences on its annual Grammy in the Schools High School program as a featured performer. For several years, beginning in 1990 Alan joined Tampa’s Artists in the Schools Program and spearheaded the wildly popular “Santa Claus and Saxophones,” concerts to further music interest and education. Alan performed for several hundred elementary school students during the holiday season where he was able to inspire and enlighten young musicians from across the region.
Whether on the stage, in the recording studio, in the classroom or in the community Alan Darcy represents a commitment to musical excellence and a steadfast determination to keep the music at the forefront.
Notable feature performances also include:
-Naples Summer Jazz Series-Headliner 2013
-"HATS-OFF" -Saratoga Springs, NY!
-Guest Appearance with the Latin Knights at the Clearwater Jazz Holiday 2012
-Disney World, Orlando, Fl.
-Jim Caruso's "Castparty"
-Hard Rock Cafe.
-Hard Rock Casino.
-Naples Summer Jazz Series-Headliner- 2009
-Clearwater Jazz Holiday ArtWalk-
-CD Release Concert for “Fearless” at the Historic Tampa Theater,
-Ruby Street Grille. Tavares, Fl.
-Al's Landing. Tavares, Fl.
-Tampa Museum of Art. Tampa,Fl.
-3rd Street South. Naples, Fl.
-“M” Bar- Mansfield Hotel- NYC
-Park-Art Gallery.- NYC
-Gallery 128. -NYC
-The “C” Note. -NYC
-Smalls Jazz Club. -NYC
-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts. Albany, N.Y.
-Rainbow Club- Cruise to Key West.
-Church Street Station, Orlando, Fla.
-Disney World, Orlando, Fla.
- Riverfront Jazz Fest, Tampa, Fla.
- Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, Fla.
-The Delano, South Beach (Miami), Fla.
-The Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa, Fla.
"From The Heart" (released 1996) - The Debut! A combination of inspired cover tunes and exciting original compositions ranging from jazz to blues to pop.
"FlyAway " (released 2000)- A CD stretching out over the landscape from techno to jazz - featuring the Radio version & Extended dance mix of the Heart-Pounding Original song, "FLYAWAY"(featured in the film,"Runs In The Family") ...... plus by popular demand- Carlos Santana's "Europa" !
"Fearless" (released 2003) - Described as the "The musical love-child" of Billy Joel and David Sanborn- Alan Darcy lets it rip with his new hit album that showcases his voice, songwriting, and musicianship!
“Holiday Jam” (released 2006)- Alan and his band cooks up and delivers tenfresh new main courses of Holiday favorites including the original, ”One more Christmas Song!” From Smooth Jazz to New Orleans flavors…this one has it all!