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Yankeesong Still Alive!

Vito has been in and out of Mark Dann’s studio in Woodstock this week, recorded lead vocals, and backing vocals, finishing touches all around! Brand new version, extra shiny to be presented to the powers that be at Yankee Stadium, listen for it and you may just here the legendary tune at an upcoming home game, fingers crossed!
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Little Rock goes Underground for Christmas!

The Falcon “Underground” will present Vito’s “Little Rock” on Friday Dec 22, 2017. What’s so special about this you say? Well, not only is Little Rock ready to unveil some terrific new homegrown music on all of us, it happens to be the Christmas Spectacular! No gifts, just bring yourself and some friends!! Vito Petroccitto’s LITTLE ROCK! A brand new band hailing from the Hudson Valley region of New York. The band includes Vito Petroccitto Jr (guitar), Jeff Schecter...
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Cover Girl Show Standing Room Only!

Award winning Broadway actress Denise Summerford’s “Cover Girl” performance at the Culinary Institute of America was an absolute success! Half Moon Theater presented a “cabaret” style event which was sold out days in advance. The audience was spellbound, song after song of a carefully constructed set of music which were hand picked by Denise, took us all on a trip through this Cover Girl’s Broadway history! The band, which consisted of Eric Winter (Bass), Elaine Miller (Piano/Vibes), Maria Hickey...
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Vito sitting in with The Differents more often this year!

Vito loving every minute of it! Sitting in with the Differents, husband and wife musical dynamic duo (Joe and Trisha Pallo) playing all over the Hudson Valley region and beyond! If you haven’t seen The Differents, you should take a peek, they’re sure to please!!!

They ain’t the Rolling Stone but Vito gets two covers in less than a month!!!

Two! Count ’em! Two! Vito has landed on the 2014 Xmas Eve edition of the Northern Dutchess News (cover photo below, photo credit Curtis Schmidt), and today Vito is rounding up the current line up of the FOUR GUYS IN DISGUISE for a photo shoot/interview with the great John Barry from the Poughkeepsie Journal, the guys will grace the cover of an upcoming “Enjoy” section!!!

Recording Maceo and Pee Wee!! Surreal.

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...
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Brand New Yankee Song!!!!

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...

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),...

Yankeesong Still Alive!

Posted 09 Mar 2017 in Uncategorized
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Vito has been in and out of Mark Dann’s studio in Woodstock this week, recorded lead vocals, and backing vocals, finishing touches all around! Brand new version, extra shiny to be presented to the powers that be at Yankee Stadium, listen for it and you may just here the legendary tune at an upcoming home game, fingers crossed!

Little Rock goes Underground for Christmas!

Posted 09 Mar 2017 in Uncategorized
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The Falcon “Underground” will present Vito’s “Little Rock” on Friday Dec 22, 2017. What’s so special about this you say? Well, not only is Little Rock ready to unveil some terrific new homegrown music on all of us, it happens to be the Christmas Spectacular! No gifts, just bring yourself and some friends!! Vito Petroccitto’s LITTLE ROCK! A brand new band hailing from the Hudson Valley region of New York. The band includes Vito Petroccitto Jr (guitar), Jeff Schecter (keys), Dan Hickey (drums), and Mark Dann (bass). Playing a mix of mostly original songs and some obscure covers. Bluesy, Swampy Americana, Rootsy Christmas Music, Vito may have finally found what he’s been looking for!! Perhaps a surprise guest or...

Cover Girl Show Standing Room Only!

Posted 06 Mar 2017 in Uncategorized
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Award winning Broadway actress Denise Summerford’s “Cover Girl” performance at the Culinary Institute of America was an absolute success! Half Moon Theater presented a “cabaret” style event which was sold out days in advance. The audience was spellbound, song after song of a carefully constructed set of music which were hand picked by Denise, took us all on a trip through this Cover Girl’s Broadway history! The band, which consisted of Eric Winter (Bass), Elaine Miller (Piano/Vibes), Maria Hickey (Vocals), Sam Goldstein (Drums/Percussion) and Vito Petroccitto (Guitar/Banjo) rocked the house in their accompanying roles! This show will happen again, and do yourself a favor, make sure you don’t miss it.

Vito sitting in with The Differents more often this year!

Posted 06 Feb 2017 in Uncategorized
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Vito loving every minute of it! Sitting in with the Differents, husband and wife musical dynamic duo (Joe and Trisha Pallo) playing all over the Hudson Valley region and beyond! If you haven’t seen The Differents, you should take a peek, they’re sure to please!!!

They ain’t the Rolling Stone but Vito gets two covers in less than a month!!!

Posted 30 Dec 2014 in Uncategorized

Two! Count ’em! Two! Vito has landed on the 2014 Xmas Eve edition of the Northern Dutchess News (cover photo below, photo credit Curtis Schmidt), and today Vito is rounding up the current line up of the FOUR GUYS IN DISGUISE for a photo shoot/interview with the great John Barry from the Poughkeepsie Journal, the guys will grace the cover of an upcoming “Enjoy” section!!!

Recording Maceo and Pee Wee!! Surreal.

Posted 04 Sep 2014 in Uncategorized

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!

Brand New Yankee Song!!!!

Posted 01 May 2014 in Uncategorized
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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!!

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...

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