STEVE FAMIGLIETTI : GUITAR
Guitarist Steve Famiglietti has played all styles of music from Rock to Jazz, with 50 years experience behind him. Steve’s musical career spans music from the 30’s to the present. His exceptional talent and improvisational abilities have allowed him to adapt to any type of musical environment and be a major contributor to any performance situation.
In his early years, Steve played with various Rock, Blues, and Top 40 groups throughout the northeast. from 1978 to 1983 Steve studied with guitarist and Jazz great, the late Linc Chamberlain, who provided Steve with a solid foundation in Jazz improvisation. From there Steve went on to play with various Jazz combo’s and jam sessions around Connecticut as well as teach guitar privately in his Cheshire Connecticut studio for over 35 years.
Steve has earned himself a great reputation as a teacher and player and has been an inspiration to all who have studied with him and heard him play. As a solo artist, in a trio, or quartet he provides contemporary Jazz, Standards, Latin, Fusion, and Soulful Pop Tunes for his listening audience. Steve’s instrumental performances will add that special touch to Jazz venues , corporate events, private affairs, cocktail hours, happy hours and more.
LEO LAVALLEE: TRUMPET
Leo Lavallee has been delighting audiences for years with his unique brand of pop, jazz, country and acoustic rock music. He performs regularly throughout New England as a solo performer, entertainer, guitarist, keyboardist, vocalist, and freelance trumpet artist.
As a solo performer, Leo is currently working at Connecticut's best restaurants and clubs where he can be found singing and playing his guitar or keyboard. His audiences delight in the fun atmosphere created through his unique witty charm interwoven between some of New England’s best sounding musical entertainment.
Leo has performed on many of the world’s most prestigious stages including Carnegie Hall in New York City and Royal Albert Hall in London, England. In addition, Leo has performed along side or has shared the stage with Grammy winning artists and some of the most recognized celebrities in the business. These include Spyro Gyra, Ritchie Havens, members of the New York Voices among others.
Leo's music career spans over four decades with over fifteen years as a solo artist. He began his professional career as a trumpet player with local big bands and society bands at age thirteen. Throughout his high school and college years Leo continued to perform as a professional musician both as a singer and trumpet player. He has worked in several wedding and commercial bands during the 70’s through the 90’s as well as touring bands and shows.
Currently, in addition to Leo’s work as a solo artist, Leo regularly performs with several local bands, orchestras, theatrical and musical ensembles throughout Connecticut as a freelance trumpeter and vocalist. Most recently, Leo performed with the Temptations at the Warner Theatre in Torrington, CT and Bobbie Vinton at the Palace in Waterbury, CT.
ALEX AUGER : UPRIGHT BASS
SIX STRING BASS
JOSEPH MACRI: DRUMS