MIKE DELGUIDICE AND BIG SHOT

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Mike DelGuidice Lead Vocals/Piano - Front man Mike DelGuidice, living a dream. After 15 years of playing Billy Joel’s music in his band Big Shot, Mike DelGuidice is now on tour with Billy Joel.  In October of 2013, Mike was hired by Billy Joel himself. And now you can see Mike on tour with Billy Joel all over the US & world in major arenas and stadiums including ever month at the iconic Madison Square Garden playing acoustic guitar and background vocals.  On Billy Joel’s recent SiriusXM Channel you can hear Billy talking about Mike and how much he sounds just like him -  "That's me...I know my voice...That's a tape...but it was this guy...Mike DelGuidice." - Billy Joel Go here to listen - http://youtu.be/Z6rAMaJo7SU Mike is also a well-known Long Island Musician/ Singer/Songwriter and has released 2 of his own original CDs.

Mike DelGuidice

Lead Vocals/Piano - Front man Mike DelGuidice, living a dream. After 15 years of playing Billy Joel’s music in his band Big Shot, Mike DelGuidice is now on tour with Billy Joel.  In October of 2013, Mike was hired by Billy Joel himself. And now you can see Mike on tour with Billy Joel all over the US & world in major arenas and stadiums including ever month at the iconic Madison Square Garden playing acoustic guitar and background vocals. 

On Billy Joel’s recent SiriusXM Channel you can hear Billy talking about Mike and how much he sounds just like him - 

"That's me...I know my voice...That's a tape...but it was this guy...Mike DelGuidice." - Billy Joel

Go here to listen - http://youtu.be/Z6rAMaJo7SU

Mike is also a well-known Long Island Musician/ Singer/Songwriter and has released 2 of his own original CDs.

Tommy Byrnes Billy Joel’s guitarist for the past 25 years - Tommy has also toured with Brian Setzer. Tommy is a Multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter and producer. He was key in helping Billy and Twyla Tharp create the Tony Award-winning Broadway smash Movin’ Out and served as the show’s Musical Director during its long run. He is currently on tour.

Tommy Byrnes

Billy Joel’s guitarist for the past 25 years - Tommy has also toured with Brian Setzer. Tommy is a Multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter and producer. He was key in helping Billy and Twyla Tharp create the Tony Award-winning Broadway smash Movin’ Out and served as the show’s Musical Director during its long run. He is currently on tour.

Chuck Burgi Drums - Billy Joel.  Chuck is an original cast member of Billy Joel's Broadway musical Movin’ Out Band. While playing the final shows of Movin’ Out, Chuck was approached by Billy Joel to join him for a world tour. Since then, Chuck has continued performing sold out shows throughout the world with The Piano Man.  Chuck has also toured, recorded and performed with some of the greatest musicians and groups. His extensive and varied resume includes working with Enrique Iglesias, Bon Jovi, Michael Bolton, Diana Ross, Meat Loaf, and Blue Oyster Cult. He is currently on tour with Billy Joel.

Chuck Burgi

Drums - Billy Joel.  Chuck is an original cast member of Billy Joel's Broadway musical Movin’ Out Band. While playing the final shows of Movin’ Out, Chuck was approached by Billy Joel to join him for a world tour. Since then, Chuck has continued performing sold out shows throughout the world with The Piano Man. 

Chuck has also toured, recorded and performed with some of the greatest musicians and groups. His extensive and varied resume includes working with Enrique Iglesias, Bon Jovi, Michael Bolton, Diana Ross, Meat Loaf, and Blue Oyster Cult. He is currently on tour with Billy Joel.

Nick Dimichino Bass - the quintessential addition to the rhythm section, Nick is also an original member of the Band Nine Days. Nine Days released their debut album, The Madding Crowd, in 2000 on SONY 550 Music. The band scored a #1 hit in the United States from the album The Madding Crowd, with the single "(Absolutely (Story of a Girl)". 

Nick Dimichino

Bass - the quintessential addition to the rhythm section, Nick is also an original member of the Band Nine Days. Nine Days released their debut album, The Madding Crowd, in 2000 on SONY 550 Music. The band scored a #1 hit in the United States from the album The Madding Crowd, with the single "(Absolutely (Story of a Girl)". 

John Scarpulla Saxophone - an original cast member of Billy’s Broadway Musical Movin Out band.  John has toured with Michael Bolton, Hall & Oats, Diana Ross, Huey Lewis, Tower of Power, a bunch others and was part of the All Star Horn Section for Billy Joel’s Last Play at Shea Stadium Concerts. 

John Scarpulla

Saxophone - an original cast member of Billy’s Broadway Musical Movin Out band.  John has toured with Michael Bolton, Hall & Oats, Diana Ross, Huey Lewis, Tower of Power, a bunch others and was part of the All Star Horn Section for Billy Joel’s Last Play at Shea Stadium Concerts. 

Carmine Giglio Keys/Synth - Carmine Giglio, toured for many years with the Trans Siberian Orchestra, Richie Blackmore, Joe Lyn Turner. Recently Carmine has been hired by Alexa Ray Joel to be part of her band playing piano and keys. On November 17, 2014 Carmined joined Billy Joel at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City where Billy was honored with once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Award. On November 19, 2014 Carmine played piano for LeAnn Rimes where Billy Joel received the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song at a ceremony held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. The ceremony included tributes from artists including Tony Bennett, Boyz II Men, Gavin DeGraw, Michael Feinstein, Josh Groban, Natalie Maines, John Mellencamp, LeAnn Rimes, Kevin Spacey and Twyla Tharp, as well as additional respects from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and U.S. House of Representatives Democratic party leader Nancy Pelosi.  The tribute concert will air on PBS stations nationally on January 2, 2015 at 9 p.m. EST..  He has also performed on Broadway with Movin’ Out and is currently performing on The Broadway Production of The Lion King.

Carmine Giglio Keys/Synth - Carmine Giglio, toured for many years with the Trans Siberian Orchestra, Richie Blackmore, Joe Lyn Turner. Recently Carmine has been hired by Alexa Ray Joel to be part of her band playing piano and keys. On November 17, 2014 Carmined joined Billy Joel at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City where Billy was honored with once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Award.

On November 19, 2014 Carmine played piano for LeAnn Rimes where Billy Joel received the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song at a ceremony held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. The ceremony included tributes from artists including Tony Bennett, Boyz II Men, Gavin DeGraw, Michael Feinstein, Josh Groban, Natalie Maines, John Mellencamp, LeAnn Rimes, Kevin Spacey and Twyla Tharp, as well as additional respects from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and U.S. House of Representatives Democratic party leader Nancy Pelosi.  The tribute concert will air on PBS stations nationally on January 2, 2015 at 9 p.m. EST..  He has also performed on Broadway with Movin’ Out and is currently performing on The Broadway Production of The Lion King.