Born In Bensonhurst Brooklyn N.Y. Sept 6, 1959, Vito Ameruoso, Bass Gtr. Lead Vocals.. having an extensive backround & carreer in music.. having a 2yr degree in music theory/ Five towns music college & 2yr degree in audio engineering / ARTI in long Island NY. Vito also majored in the art of photography and lab developing / Nassau Comm. College. He was in a Pro Rock Band for 25 yrs. with his three brothers called "Ameruoso" Together they had achieved several hit songs"Tell me Lies" went Gold landed them on the #19 spot on the billboard chatrs in the U.K., Netherlands & England.They followed up with the next hit call "Give me the Love". Managed by Billy Joel's Management group the band toured the country playing to sold out shows with name acts such as.. Joan Jett, John Waite,Zebra, Stryper & more. The group having unsurpassed success, has writen & recorded more than six albums and collaberated with the likes of Julian Lennon, Tommy James, Jay Black , Phil Ramone in some of the worlds most prestigious recording studios. They have appeared on tv shows.. MTV, Dangerfields, Julio Englasis & the N.Y. Music Awards & also a wide variety of syndicated radio shows.. Howard Stern, Z100 & WAPP Apple & Pirate radio L.A. Being Honored, performing a concert on the USS Intrepid, June 22nd 1993 in N.Y.'s Harbor for the Russian Navy on Fleet week. Vito's group toured many years around the country and leaving a legacy of success, But today Vito Plays in several groups & his very own duo called "Ameruoso" He resides in Fl. now has a recording studio called Platinum Productions. where he records his own back tracks of the hits from the 60's thru today. TAT2 started a new Fire covering all the old hits of yesterday with a bold new sound with TAT2 Total Audio Tribute the duo ! it's burning an inferno of new success! Presently working on their 3rd cd, They have both been to the Voice and Americas got Talent shows and has offers for tv & radio spots this year..and is coming to "Rock your World"
Chris began playing the piano when he was 7 years old. In high school he was a member of the St. Joseph’s Jazz Band in Buffalo, New York, winning awards from competitions at the Berkeley School of Music and in Downbeat Magazine. In College he played with the University of New York at Buffalo’s Jazz Band. As a keyboardist he has played and toured with; Jermaine Stewart, Cherrelle, The SOS Band, Glen Jones, The Funky Soul Symbols, Cool Joe, the Platters, Beat Generation and the Nine. He has been hired as a session musician in London, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Toronto.
While living in Atlanta, he was a studio musician for Boss Town Studios (Bobby Brown), Silent Partner Studio (Daryl Simmons), and DARP Studios (Dallas Austin). Chris G’s production skills grew when he was hired by Atlantic Records to work on the Devante Swing project (Formerly of Jodeci) He has also produced tracks for MCA, LaFace Records, Lucky 13, Ichibon, and many independent labels. Chris’s clients have appeared on American Idol, The X Factor, The Voice, America’s Got Talent and Live at the Apollo.
For 10 years Chris was the lead Producer for Studio Chicago where he produced all genres of music from Rock, Reggae, Pop, R&B, Gospel, Techno, Dance, and Rap. He’s worked with bands, solo artists and choirs, producing over 2,000 tracks over that span.
For 6 years, Chris G. taught Production, Songwriting, and Music Business for the MIW. (Music Industry Workshop) in Chicago. He’s also done lectures at DePaul, Columbia College and many local Chicago High Schools on the subjects.
Chris is now a producer/songwriter with his own production company, Chris G Productions, LLC, which recently signed a publishing deal, allowing his music to be placed on Vh1, TNT, and TBS and commercials for Crown Royal and M&M.