Darryl Pitt

Profile:
Darryl Pitt was an editorial photographer before becoming an artist manager and driving force behind the launch of the New Age music phenomenon.

The principal of Depth of Field Management, Pitt represents renowned jazz artists The Bad Plus, Regina Carter, Kurt Elling and Dianne Reeves.

The son of a big band musician, Pitt was born in Detroit in 1955. He attended the University of Michigan before moving to New York City where he joined the staff of Rolling Stone. Pitt's photographic work has appeared in numerous publications including Time, Newsweek, Fortune, Playboy, Der Spiegel and Paris Match. He was a tour photographer for musicians such as Crosby, Stills & Nash and for several years was the official photographer of the Montreux Jazz Festival. Album cover credits include releases by Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Dizzy Gillespie and Herbie Hancock. While working in Montreux in 1981, Pitt met and later became the manager of Swiss musician, Andreas Vollenweider, who then sold twelve million albums as he ushered in the era of New Age instrumental music.

In 1984 Pitt became the manager of another photographic subject, Michael Brecker, widely considered the most influential saxophonist since Coltrane and a 15-time Grammy winner. With Pitt's support, Brecker commenced his solo recording career, and the two worked closely until Brecker's death in 2007. In 2000, nearly twenty years after having taken the photos for her debut album, Pitt became the manager of Dianne Reeves, the world’s foremost female jazz vocalist.
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Writing & Arrangement

WA-0101 Darryl Pitt - Out Of Nowhere album art Two Siberians Two Siberians - Out Of Nowhere (Album) WA Records WA-0101 Canada 2003 Sell This Version

Production

463331 1 Darryl Pitt - Dancing With The Lion album art Andreas Vollenweider Andreas Vollenweider - Dancing With The Lion (Album) Columbia, Columbia 463331 1 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
PRO 497, CBS PRO 497 Darryl Pitt - Pearls & Tears album art Andreas Vollenweider Andreas Vollenweider - Pearls & Tears(7", Promo) CBS, CBS PRO 497, CBS PRO 497 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
654758 3, CBS 654758 3 Darryl Pitt - Unto The Burning Circle album art Andreas Vollenweider Andreas Vollenweider - Unto The Burning Circle(CD, Mini, Ltd) CBS, CBS 654758 3, CBS 654758 3 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
CK 48811, 48811 Darryl Pitt - Anadolu album art Aydın Esen Aydın Esen - Anadolu(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia CK 48811, 48811 US 1992 Sell This Version
CSK 4679 Darryl Pitt - Radio Edits album art Aydın Esen Aydın Esen - Radio Edits(CD, Promo) Columbia CSK 4679 US 1992 Sell This Version
CDP 7 98165 2 Darryl Pitt - To Know One album art Joey Calderazzo Joey Calderazzo - To Know One(CD, Album) Blue Note CDP 7 98165 2 US 1992 Sell This Version
NYC 6006-2 Darryl Pitt - Live In Tokyo 1986 album art Steps Ahead Steps Ahead - Live In Tokyo 1986(CD, Album) NYC Records NYC 6006-2 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
none Darryl Pitt - Out Of The Woods album art Two Siberians Two Siberians - Out Of The Woods(CD) Not On Label none US 2000 Sell This Version
WA-0101 Darryl Pitt - Out Of Nowhere album art Two Siberians Two Siberians - Out Of Nowhere (Album) WA Records WA-0101 Canada 2003 Sell This Version
7243 4 73345 2 8 Darryl Pitt - Christmas Time Is Here album art Dianne Reeves Dianne Reeves - Christmas Time Is Here(CD, Album) Blue Note 7243 4 73345 2 8 Europe 2004 Sell This Version
HUCD 3125 Darryl Pitt - Prog album art The Bad Plus The Bad Plus - Prog (Album) EmArcy, Do The Math Records HUCD 3125 US 2007 Sell This Version
0602517263512 Darryl Pitt - Pilgrimage album art Michael Brecker Michael Brecker - Pilgrimage (Album) EmArcy 0602517263512 Europe 2007 Sell This Version
EOM-CD-2112 Darryl Pitt - Never Stop album art The Bad Plus The Bad Plus - Never Stop (Album) eOne, EmArcy EOM-CD-2112 US 2010 Sell This Version
CJA-33959-02 Darryl Pitt - 1619 Broadway - The Brill Building Project album art Kurt Elling Kurt Elling - 1619 Broadway - The Brill Building Project (Album) Concord Jazz CJA-33959-02 US 2012 Sell This Version
0602537119462 Darryl Pitt - Made Possible album art The Bad Plus The Bad Plus - Made Possible (Album) eOne 0602537119462 Indonesia 2012 Sell This Version
88843 02405 2 Darryl Pitt - The Rite Of Spring album art The Bad Plus The Bad Plus - The Rite Of Spring (Album) Masterworks (3) 88843 02405 2 US 2014 Sell This Version
88843024062 Darryl Pitt - Inevitable Western album art The Bad Plus The Bad Plus - Inevitable Western (Album) Okeh 88843024062 Europe 2014 Sell This Version
0888072034679 Darryl Pitt - Light Up The Night (Live In Marciac) album art Dianne Reeves Dianne Reeves - Light Up The Night (Live In Marciac)(CD, Album) Concord Records 0888072034679 Europe 2016 Sell This Version
88985 33714 2 Darryl Pitt - It's Hard album art The Bad Plus The Bad Plus - It's Hard (Album) Okeh 88985 33714 2 US 2016 Sell This Version

Visual

32027 Darryl Pitt - Land Of The Midnight Sun album art Al Di Meola Al Di Meola - Land Of The Midnight Sun (Album) Columbia 32027 Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version
PZ2 35660 Darryl Pitt - Two For The Show album art Kansas (2) Kansas (2) - Two For The Show (Album) Kirshner PZ2 35660 US 1978 Sell This Version
CJ-99 Darryl Pitt - Giant Strides album art Dave McKenna Dave McKenna - Giant Strides(LP) Concord Jazz CJ-99 US 1979 Sell This Version
CJ-100 Darryl Pitt - Live At Montreux album art LA4 LA4 - Live At Montreux (Album) Concord Jazz CJ-100 US 1979 Sell This Version
BB-703 Darryl Pitt - Legends Of The Lost And Found album art Harry Chapin Harry Chapin - Legends Of The Lost And Found (Album) Elektra BB-703 US 1979 Sell This Version