NYE Party w/ Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood + The Spampinato Brothers
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @ 9:00 PM
This Special NYE Evening @ Bridge Street Live will include with your ticket: Passed hors d'oeuvres, champagne toast, incredible live music featuring Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood + The Spampinato Brothers!
Jeff Pitchell is an internationally acclaimed dynamic singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor. Jeff achieved national recognition when his last CD, Heavy Hitter (Pyramid Records/EMI) reached #7 on the Billboard Charts, selling more CDs than Delbert McClinton, Robert Cray, Etta James, Johnny Lee Hooker & Muddy Waters. Jeff has recorded with such greats as Rick Derringer, Dave Mason, james Cotton and Clarence Clemons. Jeff received international recognition when he toured Europe and then was asked to join the Commitments as a special guest
Texas Flood consists of Jimmie Biggins on sax (formerly with James Taylor and The Themptations), Marty Richards on drums (drummer for J Geils Band, Joe Perry's Band, and Peter Wolf's Band), Dave Natale on bass, Dan Fontanella B3 Organ. These seasoned musicians unite to bring a high energy mix of Rhythm and Blues, Rock Soul, Pop and funky Texas Blues.
The Jeffettes 4-piece vocal harmony group consists of Linda Ransom, Theresa Wright, Diane Cooke and Carolyn Hawkins. They have performed for 25 years with various Gospel and jazz groups throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Caribbean. Their soulful harmonies are truly amazing and their lead vocals are breathtaking. Together, this accomplished group of musicians will entertain you with their hard driving brand of thunder and lightning blues, rock, funk, and soul music.
Jeff Pitchell is an international recording artist, and an award winning singer, guitarist, songwriter and actor. Jeff was recently chosen by the Boston Red Sox to sing "God Bless America" to a sold out Fenway Park and nationwide TV and radio audience. Jeff has had such musical greats as J Geils, Rick Derringer, Dave Mason, James Cotton, Clarence Clemons play on his CDs and "dueled" with Dickey Betts founding member of the "Allman Brothers", and also performed with Peter Tork of the Monkees, Simon Kirke of Bad Company, Tommy Shannon (SRV's bass player) and recently returned from a tour of Europe. Jeff has performed in the Caribbean and was a special guest of The Commitments in a United States/Canadian tour and debuts as an actor in a new movie entitled "Cathedral Pines." Jeff has now written songs w/Acadmy Award winner Jeff Silbar, " Wind Beneathe my Wings", and at the request of James Woods, Oscar and Academy award nominee...has written songs for a new script for a movie entitled "American Girl." Jeff has new CD to be released by Vizztone in 1Q2012 which is entitled American Girl produced by David Z and J Geils and features J Geils, Rock Hall of Fame nominee, as a special guest...
Joey Spampinato, is a founding member of NRBQ, the legendary rock’n’roll band for several decades where he served as bassist, vocalist, and songwriter. He played on several international artist’s releases including Keith Richards’ album “Talk Is Cheap”, Bonnie Raitt’s “Fundamental” , and was one of the bassists on Eric Clapton’s “24 Nights: Live From Albert Hall” in 1991.
He appeared in the film “Hail, Hail Rock N’ Roll”, with the legendary Chuck Berry, Keith Richards and more.
Johnny Spampinato, the personable left-handed guitar slinger, continues to provide vocal & writing talents to the group as well as casting his contagious enthusiasm equally for his fishing excursions. Joined NRBQ in 1994 and now a major contributor to the Spampinato Brothers. Johnny was part of the NRBQ lineup when they appeared on ”The Simpsons” as animated characters, and was the first band to perform as themselves, LIVE on the show.
Today, Joey and Johnny, as The Spampinato Brothers, are writing, recording and touring prominent venues around the nation.