The New CD!
They’ve banded together, strings loaded, to bring you a tasty assortment of favorite Italian songs in a unique and timeless recording to enjoy for years to come. The crown jewel guitarists of the NY jazz scene. The Who’s Who of wood and steel. The Italian guys from across the Hudson who’ve backed countless giant Stars, in addition to being Stars in their own right. They’re the … JERSEY GUITAR MAFIA.
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These "killer" guitarists possess over 250 combined years of recording and live performances with Frank Sinatra, Benny Goodman, Les Paul, Tony Bennett, Elvis Presley, Ringo Starr, Doc Severinsen and many more. Have a look at the album in the making. The session took place at Showplace Recording Studio in Dover, NJ.
After decades of crossing paths, recording and performing in various combinations, they’ve finally made a record together! Celebrating their Italian heritage with the beautiful songs most Italian families grew up with, Al Caiola, Bucky Pizzarelli, Lou Pallo and Frank Vignola, along with Gary Mazzaroppi on bass, are JERSEY GUITAR MAFIA.
The New Album by the Jersey Guitar Mafia
Lou Pallo – electric guitar, mandolin
Al Caiola – electric guitar
Bucky Pizzarelli – acoustic guitar
Frank Vignola – electric guitar
Gary Mazzaroppi – upright bass
1. Ciao Ciao Bambina 2:45
2. Tra Veglia E Sonno 1:44
3. Volaré 2:58
4. Summertime in Venice 2:57
5. Tarantella Napoletana 2:17
6. O Marie 4:10
7. I Have But One Heart 2:25
8. Return to Me 3:35
9. Roman Guitar 2:55
10. Finiculì Funiculà 2:00
11. O Sole Mio 2:44
12. Come Back to Sorrento 1:53
13. Santa Lucia 3:14
14. On an Evening in Roma 2:25
15. Woodpecker Song 3:20
Recorded mixed and mastered by Ben Elliott at Showplace Studios – Dover, NJ