Instinctively drawn to jazz as a child, Vannelli studied drums and music theory for five years before adding guitar and piano lessons to his musical journey. The urge to compose words and music followed not long after and at fourteen, Gino began his official singing career. Before his seventeenth birthday, Vannelli had signed with RCA Records of Canada, beginning a long and inspired career as a recording artist.
Gino Vannelli born June 16, is a Canadian rock singer and songwriter who had several hit songs in the s and s. Vannelli was born to an Italian family in Montreal, Quebec. He admired Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich , and he played drums in a pop band while he was in high school. Vannelli and his brother, Joe , moved to Los Angeles in Vannelli was one of the first Caucasians Dennis Coffey being the very first in January to appear on the television dance program Soul Train. In , he was invited to tour with Stevie Wonder.
There are certain artists that just simply defy being categorized within any certain musical genre. Gino Vannelli stands clearly as an artist who has created his own genre of music. While many bands that had begun using synthesizers during that time period were progressive rock music based, the Vannelli brothers utilized the new technology in a jazz, rock, pop, and soul based style that spawned a completely original sound. However, at the heart of that sound was none other than a magnificent voice with an incredible vocal range that showcased a deep resonance at both the high and low registers. No one in popular music has ever sounded like Gino Vannelli. The cover art of the piano, and album title inspired me to take a chance on the record.
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