Saturday, October 13, 2007
At The Pavilion at the Lycian Center, Kings Highway
Sugar Loaf, NY
Frank Vignola - Guitar
Guitarist Frank Vignola is of the most highly sought after acoustic guitarists on the planet. An extremely versatile jazz guitarist, Frank Vignola has demonstrated that he is capable of playing everything from fusion and commercial pop-jazz to hard bop, post-bop, swing, rock and blues. In short, he's a music fan in the purest sense. His skill and life-long dedication to his craft are testament to that.
...the monstrous Frank Vignola....is one of the most vicious tremolo- pickers on the scene." ~Jude Gold, Associate Editor, Guitar Player Magazine
Vinny Raniolo - Guitar
Starting to play the guitar at age 13, Vinny Raniolo quickly developed his hands and ears for music and began playing locally in New York. He has performed in pop and rock bands in the Radio Disney circuit touring the country, and has played funk and jazz, touring the Virgin Islands and Europe.
Rich Zukor - Percussion
Hailing from New York City, funny man of the group, Rich Zukor is one of the most highly respected percussionist in the region.
Pete Coco - Bass
As the newest member of the Frank Vignola Quintet, Pete Coco is living his dream of playing music with some of the best musicians in the world. Playfully nicknamed Ray" by Frank and Rich (referring to Pete's idol, jazz bass master Ray Brown), Pete's bass playing is always supportive and swinging, a solid foundation for the intense improvisations he accompanies.
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