En Vito Veritas coming to your town!

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!!    

En Vito Veritas is here, get yours now!

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),...

En Vito Veritas coming to your town!

Posted 27 Nov 2013 in Uncategorized

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!!    

En Vito Veritas is here, get yours now!

Posted 03 Nov 2013 in Uncategorized

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...

Recent interview with Vito!

Posted 27 Jul 2013 in Uncategorized

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...

Willi Amrod releases “Everywhere is Out of Town”

Posted 11 Feb 2013 in Uncategorized

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...

Left by the Wayside gets set to ride more often!

Posted 15 Jan 2013 in Uncategorized

Their performances are nothing short of stellar and good fun had by all at every gig. The only problem is they only get together about one gig per year. Members of “Left by the Wayside” have decided that they love making music together so much, their need is to concentrate a bit more in booking this fantastic ensemble more frequently. They plan to put together a few rehearsals/writing sessions in the very near future. Vito has been putting together his “En Vito Veritas” CD which will include some “Left By” classics such as “Rainbow”, “I’m So Lost”, “My Old Friend” and many more. 3 out of the 4 members appeared recently at Junior’s Lounge in the town of Poughkeepsie,...

Frank Gadler’s CD almost here!

Posted 13 Jan 2013 in Uncategorized

The greatly anticipated, and long awaited Frank Gadler “comeback” CD is going into the mix down phase as of this week! 11 songs on this retro effort that frankly speaking, kicks booty! Frank Gadler has been working in conjunction with the Awesome Mother Records family in order to give the world yet another rockin record!

So many CDs, so little time!

Posted 01 Dec 2012 in Uncategorized

Pat Lamanna’s second CD was just released in recent days. This marks her second record she’s done at Studio 1061 with Vito at the helm. Other projects on their way are Jane March, Amber Hadigan, Deb Stence! Some of the Hudson Valley’s great singer/songwriters! Willi Amrod’s “Everywhere is out of town” CD is a must have CD, if you don’t have it, you’ve got to add it on your wish list! Both Willi and Frank Gadler share the JB Horns between their projects! The Fred Wesley arrangements are nothing short of stellar. Vito is also Finishing up his first solo effort entitled “En Vito Veritas” 14 classic Vito songs, guests include Vito buds David Roth, Mark Dann, Randy Ciarlante,...

A quick update!

Posted 26 Nov 2012 in Uncategorized

Again, there is too much going on in the Vito world. After surviving Hurricane Irene, and Tropical Storm Lee, Vito and family are in the process of rebuilding their house and lives! Studio 1061 should be ready by December and Vito is eager to get back into the studio with Deb Stence and Jane March. Vito has been busy doing session work for a variety of artists, he is having the time of his life. Recordings include Bill Gessner’s new CD, also the Willie Amrod Band which is being produced by Gary Burke and Willie and it includes everyone from members of NRBQ (Joey, Tommy, Big Al, and Steve Ferguson as well) to horn greats Pee Wee Ellis, Maceo...

Vito Little Rock (aka Petroccitto) Appears on the new Professor Louie and the Cromatix CD Wings On Fire!

Posted 31 May 2012 in Uncategorized

Professor Louie has released yet another fantastic CD on the Woodstock Records label, features Vito “Little Rock” on a few tunes! WINGS ON FIRE – the follow-up to 2010 Grammy nominated Whispering Pines recorded by Professor Louie & The Crowmatix – an Americana template that jams out timeless rock, country, blues and New Orleans influenced originals. This new CD features 13 songs – 10 originals. Professor Louie’s rockin’ piano kicks off the CD on Down At The County penned by Crowmatix collaborator Kevin Doherty, Ireland’s finest songwriter. The CD rocks with Uncommon Love and Open Hand Open Heart by Prof. Louie & Miss Marie. Next a sultry ballad/story Book Faded Brown, first produced by Prof. Louie for Hall Of...

Hey Good Peeps!

Posted 11 Jul 2011 in Uncategorized

Hi all, Hope you’re having a nice summer, here at camp Vito, we’re having a blast and a half! Big outdoor “free” concert coming up. Four Guys In Disguise appearing Wednesday July 17th, 2013 @ Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park NY 7pm, nice summer activity for you and the family! The new website is coming along, be sure to scroll down the “shows” page completely to see what dates Vito will be performing with what bands! So, that’s it for now, feel free to e mail us here at iamvito.com! Thanks, The Management