Tuesday, 19 June 2012
Recommended: Vinnie Zummo
#358: Hello ... Hello ... my old friends ... It's great to see you once again! My good friend and Hamilton Radio colleague Gino 'Doc G' DiPierro suggested that Yours Truly KJS touch base with multi-talented musician Vinnie Zummo a couple of months ago. So when Vinnie contacted me and detailed his impressive musical CV - as well as his many Beatles flavoured compositions - it proved to indeed be an informed recommendation.
Vinnie is a former guitarist with The Joe Jackson Band as well being an accomplished jazz musician, songwriter and percussionist. He has worked with the likes of Shawn Colvin, Roger Daltrey, Art Garfunkle and Paul Carrack amongst not a few others. Indeed, his superb musical tribute to Ringo Starr entitled [oddly enough] "Ringo" really does show off those Beatles influences - as do songs such as "Fab Gear", "Photograph", "Homicidal", "John Lennon" and "Didn't Get The Memo" thus:
In fact, Vinnie is a prolific musician, recording artist and songwriter - as can be evidenced if you visit his extensive web sites. Hence, it's worth considering the purchase of his Beatlesque [if not ELOesque] material or maybe his latest release "Jazz Album" - recorded with his wife Janice - from CD Baby [and/or other reputable music outlets] via these links thus: