Amo has developed a mastery of many styles in his thirty plus years of performing. Of African, Native American, and European descent, Amo has not only sought to understand those cultures but also incorporates this interest into improvisation though performance.

     He studied saxophone, bass, piano, and composition at the Newark School for the Performing Arts and has worked with Sun Ra and his Omniverse Arkestra, O.J. Ekemode and The Nigerian Allstars, Zydeco’s Queen Ida, Pop singer Jean Carn, New Orleans percussionist and singer Cyril Neville of the Neville Bros. Band, Steven Stills, Harvey Brooks who worked with the Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix’s bands, Mardi Gras Indian Monk Boudreaux, the worlds premiere Native American Flutist, R. Carlos Nakai, and many others.

     AmoChip has appeared on over fifty albums and is a 2005 Grammy Award finalist for Best New Age Album and Native American Award winner for Best World Music Album for “People of Peace” with the R. Carlos Nakai Quartet.

     “People Of Peace” was produced by Amo and recorded and mixed at his Completely Bare Studio in Tucson, along with other Grammy list collaborations such as “Edge of the Century” a duet CD with R. Carlos Nakai. Amo most recently engineered, composed, performed and co-produced “Beyond Words”, a 2006 Grammy Finalist for Best New Age Album.

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Amo Chip at Boondocks in Tucson Arizona. LIVE AT THE AMOSPHERE!
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