MP3 Vinnie Zummo - A Retro Cool Bossa Nova Christmas with Vinnie Zummo
A Christmas album full of sophisticated, lucid jazz guitar soloing over a retro, cool, lounge, bossa nova, silky, vibe.
12 MP3 Songs
JAZZ: Bossa Nova, EASY LISTENING: Lounge
Picture a sunny December afternoon in Hollywood, 1963.
Dean Martin is mixing a batch of martinis for Frank and the boys and throws this groovy bossa nova record on the turntable.
Frank says "Groovy sounds, cats. The guitar player is kooky!"
This is one scenario to envision while trying to describe this CD.
A retro lounge/bossa nova tip combined with languid, jazzy guitar soloing.
Vinnie is well known for his solos during a seven year stint touring and recording with Joe Jackson. Vinnie Zummo is: Guitarist, producer, writer, arranger, sound design, custom hip-hop drum loops, accordion, & chromatic harmonica. Currently, top call session player in the NYC area.
1."A Retro Cool Bossa Nova Christmas with Vinnie Zummo" Silky jazz guitar played over a retro cool languid bossa nova groove.
2. So To Bed ...So To Rise: An album of Real Jazz for children by The Vinnie Zummo Quartet featuring Janice Zummo. Noted jazz guitarist John Abercrombie said this album was; "Groovelating"
https://www.tradebit.com York Cutz: a CD of hip-hop drum loops & construction kits is available from Zero-G or East West and is in music stores all over the world. Vinnie produced CD and constructed all loops. One of Zero G''s 5 best sellers. NYCtz was awarded the coveted Platinum Award by Future music UK & recently given a Key Buy by Keyboard magazine in it''s rave review of the CD. "NYCutz Vol.2 Off Da Hook" released 01/01. This Cd was Zero g''s best seller for the month of August.
4. Recently composed the central theme for the CNN/Brazil channel for their Brazil 500 series celebrating the country''s 5oo year anniversary and nineteen underscore pieces for CNN Headline News/USA. Wrote 3 themes for Japanese News program "Newsnomori".
5. Wrote music for "As The World Turns" and is currently writing for "Guiding Light".
6. Wrote the music for "Dynamic Mind /Body Balancing" meditation CD with Geri Leon doing a guided relaxation.
7. Latest Sample CD: "Shawn Pelton & Vinnie Zummo Escape From The Planet Of The Breaks" sampling CD for Zero -G / East West.
8. Check out Vinnie in four videos demoing the new line of Steinberger guitars. Just go to:
Out in December 2001 Albums: With The Joe Jackson Band: Body & Soul Big World Will Power Tucker (Soundtrack) Joe Jackson Live 1980-1986 Blaze Of Glory (played 11 https://www.tradebit.comrdn & glcknspl on stage.) Greatest Hits World Tours: Body & Soul, Big World, & Blaze of Glory Other Albums Featured soloist on albums by: Art Garfunkle, Shawn Colvin, Roger Daltrey, Paul Carrack, Marti Jones, Birthday Suit , Dee Carstensen Nenad Bach Dawn Buckholz & Leslie Nuss as well as the self produced Modern Marriage by The Zummos on A & M Records.(co-produced "Why Worry Now"with Mike Maineri on Art Garfunkle album"Up Till Now".)
Movie Soundtracks: Featured soloist in: Tucker, No Way Home, Queens Logic, The Blood Oranges , The Suburbans, and the upcoming Muhammad Ali bio-pic.
Commercials Written: Wrangler Amercan Hero (written up In NY Times.) Mounds & Almond Joy Oreo: Chubby Checker Campaign MCI Popeye''s Chicken Maybelline /Europe Mistic Soda "Miftic"radio, Mercedes, Washington Mutual, (& hundreds more) Television: Writer: Lands End theme (nylon https://www.tradebit.como ) -- Paul Stanley Profiler Theme (electric https://www.tradebit.com.) -- Angelo Badalamenti Going Places with Al Roker -- Jamie Lawrence (accordion, harmonica. gtr.) The New Heckle & Jeckle show (gtr.) -- Eric Kaye The New Hollywood Squares -- Mambo (gtr &hrm).
TV Appearances: Has appeared on Saturday Night live, The Tonight Show, & 2X on David Letterman (sat in with band, introduced on camera.) Endorsements:Demeter, Aphek pedals, Akai,Takamine Guitars, Zoom, Marshall Amplifiers, Labella strings, Steinberger guitars, Gibson Guitars, Epiphone, Ovation Guitars, Di Marzio Pickups, Sans Amp, ADA Vinnie has worked extensively with Producers Mike Maineri, Neil Dorfsman, Robin Millar, David Kershenbaum, Don Dixon, Mark Adler, Angelo Badalamenti , Francis Ford Coppola, Johnny Caruso, Bashiri Johnson, Dave Katz, Richard Ford and others.