Darcy James Argue
  • Male
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • United States
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Profile Information

I am a:
Performing Artist
My school is:
I studied piano at McGill (undergrad) and composition at NEC (grad). I'm currently an adjunct at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College (CUNY).
My other school or arts organization is:
Darcy James Argue's Secret Society
My style(s) of music:
Blues, Classical, Country Western, Electronic, Experimental, Film, Folk, Funk, Gospel, Heavy Metal, Hip-Hop, Indie, Jazz, Latin, Pop, Rhythm and Blues, Rock, Traditional, World
I am interested in:
Composing / Arranging, Conducting, DJing, Ethnomusicology, Film Scoring / Soundtracks, Making Music Videos, Multimedia Projects, Music History, Music Theory, Performing, Recording / Producing / Engineering, Songwriting / Writing Lyrics
My other musical interests, styles, and instruments are:
infused into my music.
My favorite artists, influences, and inspirations are:
More about me:
I lead an 18-piece bigband, Darcy James Argue's Secret Society. We have released two albums on New Amsterdam Records, and we perform here in New York and around the world.

You can read much more about me and Secret Society and listen to our music at:


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Secret Society also has a (very) modest YouTube channel:


Darcy James Argue's Blog

Arranging Ellington: Interview with Steve Little

Posted on December 16, 2013 at 6:00am 0 Comments

Greetings, all. Our deadline for Arranging Ellington submissions has passed, making a lovely whooshing sound as it flew by. As we draw to a close, I'd like to extend my deepest thanks to all of those who submitted, and to everyone who participated in this conversation. It has been a tremendously inspiring experience for me to immerse myself even more deeply into the world of a composer who means so much to me, and a genuine pleasure to share my love of Ellington's music with all of you. I…


Arranging Ellington: Interview with Anthony Wilson

Posted on December 15, 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments

Dear Arranging Ellington participants: it's now Deadline Day (December 15)! That means you have until the end of today to submit your arrangement. Make sure you get it in under the wire!


It's also time for another interview. Today's…


Arranging Ellington: Interview with Bill Dobbins

Posted on December 14, 2013 at 2:30am 0 Comments

Attention Arranging Ellington participants: the December 15 deadline to submit your arrangements is almost upon us. If you have any questions, please ask them in the …


Arranging Ellington: Interview with Terry Teachout

Posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

A reminder to Arranging Ellington participants that you have until December 15 to submit your arrangements. Until then, I'll be monitoring the …


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At 6:59pm on October 14, 2013, Evan Taylor said…

Hey Darcy! Welcome to our community. Check out the Composing group! Think you’d love it there.



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