!Saturday October 25th I get to host my very first house concert! I’m so excited about this amazing night! I’ve got myself and the incredible Turner Adams going song for song, the best of Turner, and the best of Vito! If you’re close to the Hudson Valley that weekend and feel like attending, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details on how to go about reserving your spot!!!
Man! What a blast playing 2 nights at Delta Blue with Professor Louie and the Cromatix! so many friend’s on the walls too! Murali, Slam, Petey, and many more were there before me (anyway)! Great accommodations at the Northern Inn and thank you Garrick for being a terrific host! Treated like royalty!!!
NRBQ vocalist when the band was signed to Columbia Records by Clive Davis himself! Frank Gadler has a brand new come back CD entitled “Cause of You”, Vito had the honor of not only playing on it, but co-producing it as well! Like a dream come true working in and around NRBQ members past and present. Vito was 8 or 9 when his sister would crank up “Scraps” in the backyard on an old high fidelity phonograph player. The Frank Gadler band has been making a few appearances on the eastern seaboard and may be coming to a town near you, Willi Amrod and Danny Sheehan are in the mix! To get Frankie’s new CD, just email email@example.com
Vito jumped at the chance when asked if he could engineer a recording session that involved Maceo Parker and Pee Wee Ellis. If you’re clueless about who they are, you might want to go see the new movie “Get On Up” to learn about these legends!!! Vito not only had the honor of recording them, he also plays on Willi Amrod’s “Everywhere is Out of Town” CD with Pee Wee, Maceo AND Fred Wesley!!! Vito, Maceo Parker, Willi Amrod and Pee Wee Ellis!
Yes, Vito will be heading north Sept 5th and 6th (2014) with the legendary Professor Louie and the Crowmatix once again. This weekend there will be two shows!! Both at the “Delta Blue” club within the beautiful Northern Inn on Main Street Lake Placid! You don’t want to miss these very special performances!
Press release: Vito and Mike Colvin (with Coop looking over their shoulders) have done it again! They’ve penned the “new” Yankee Song, much like their original 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001 hits, this new Yankee Song that brings into play the 2014 New York Yankee Roster is sure to be the hottest song of the year! AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE NOW here at iamvito.com on the store page!!! if you claim to be a Yankee Fan, then show your Yankee Pride by blasting this song from your iPod, iPhone, or whatever you play your music on!!
Vito is taking it on the road, selling the new CD at various “satellite” locations! Announcements will appear here in the next few days, yes that’s right, locations could be real close for you, that’s right, Vito is putting himself in your path so you don’t miss out on En Vito Veritas CDs! Accepting cash and all major credit cards!!
It’s here! The long awaited, first ever solo CD from one of the Hudson Valley’s fun loving entertainers! 14 original songs including the smash hits “I Love Sundays”, “Rainbow”, and “The Red Rooster Cafe”! official release date is yet to be determined but early December is a good bet! Guest performers appearing on this fine piece of history include the likes of Jake Carter (Harp playing musical phenom, 16 years of age!), Freebo, Randy Ciarlante, Jeff Belding (Vito’s mentor/teacher), David Roth, Reginald Earls, John Kirk, Mark Dann, Bobby Kemp, Keith Slattery, Jeremy Baum, and a host of others! Vito usually works on everyone’s project before he ever touches his own, well, the tides have turned! Finally, after nearly 13...
Interview Vito Petroccitto Jr Interview questions Influences? NRBQ, Little Feat, Keb Mo, Elvin Bishop, John Fogarty, Johnny Cash, Describe your sound. Dabble in many different styles, I once read an article where Steve Morse (Dixie Dregs) mentioned that he wanted to know many styles to insure work for himself. Aside from serious Jazz and serious Classical, I try to play as many as I can. So I guess my sound can be described as acoustic blues or swampy electric with a touch of country twang or folky nicey nice. Your view on music in General? Music is my healer. Music has been a best friend my whole life, waiting for me when I got off the bus after school...
In my opinion, this is one of the coolest records I’ve heard in quite a while! Produced by the amazing Gary Burke (who also plays drums on tracks 4,7,8,9,10! The cast of characters/musicians is very impressive: Pee Wee Ellis, Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley, Frank Gadler, in addition to Hudson Valley musicians Mike Dunn, Vito Petroccitto Jr, Jeff “Banjo” Belding, Jimmy Eppard, Danny “Bat” Sheehan, and many, many more. The record also puts two of the Amrod brothers back together again, Paul who resides in Germany, and Willi! The music is locally homegrown, written by Willi and his brother. Dave Neufeld, Johnny Greenbacks, Steve Digiovani, Sal Oliveri, and I’ve probably left a couple people out, long story short, GO BUY...