In the early days of the Art Rock Movement, Jeff Cannata formed the prog rock band, Jasper Wrath along with Michael Soldan, Robert Gianotti and Phil Stone. Signed to MGM Records, their first LP, recorded at Phil Ramone’s Studio (A&R) New York receives rave reviews. After extensive auditions, looking for the right " voice", James Christian (House Of Lords) is added to the lineup, along with keyboard prodigy Jeff Batter and guitar virtuoso, Scott Zito .

Equipped with full light show and effects, the band toured the Northeast to packed houses until 1976. Because of commercial and non-commercial musical differences, that year, the group disbands.

1983
The next few years
Cannata, begins to explore the valuable writing tools of guitar and keyboards. After composing a dozen or so pieces, along with writing partner Michael Soldan, Cannata assumes vocal duties and is signed to Portrait/CBS Records.........Arc Angel is born. The LP is a monster hit in Europe.


1988
After being contacted from a record executive at (Carrere/CBS) Paris,
Cannata is offered adeal he couldn’t refuse. A recording budget to build a complete 24 analog studio at home,and to write and produce new material until completed. A video for the track "FortuneTeller was also shot and directed by Scott Calvert (Pink Floyd) The album was " Images Of Forever".........Rated "top 10 best melodic/prog rock album" (Kerrang Magazine 4 star.)


1993
Receives call from label pres. Mark Ashton, (Now and Then Records UK) to record new CD.Contracts signed .
"Watching The World " is recorded and released worldwide.


1997
After numerous requests from former fans...... " What ever happened to
Jasper Wrath."Cannata, prompted by associate John DuBuque, compiles a 26 song double CD of the bands early studio, live and demo recordings. The limited pressings were quickly sold out...........


2002
" Tamorok "........ The new CD from Cannata, with flavours of World Music, Progressive and AOR Melodic Rock. Fourteen new and Classic tracks