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Gino Vannelli.....!!???!!???

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Psychicpet, Aug 13, 2007.

  1. Psychicpet

    Psychicpet Guest

    Mar 13, 2004
    Friend and Endorsee of Larry
    a friend of mine just passed along a song to me that he regards in high esteem.... it's a tune by Gino Vannelli... at first I was like ok, then I heard that Vinnie played on it and was some of the first stuff that really got him noticed and then I considered the source, my buddy would not lead me astray, he's one of the heaviest hitters in town and a vet of making mucho music.

    so, all I have to say after hearing "Santa Rosa" by Gino Vannelli off of his Night Walker album is GO AND FIND THIS TRACK! it's crazy! definitely dated but it's like it's the missing link between Steely Dan and Toto with a little bit of Mahavishnu mixed in

    so ya, even if you don't dig it at first, just try to imagine performing it live, or better yet, writing it in the first place

    cheers all
  2. antiseptic

    antiseptic **antisepticised**

    Jul 18, 2006
    la la land
    I like his walter whitman song. I borrowed the casette (!) from a friend back then.
  3. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Good chance that its Alain Caron or Jimmy Haslip on that track too....
  4. bigtexashonk

    bigtexashonk Supporting Member

    Gino and his keyboardist brother Joe are the stuff!
  5. Psychicpet

    Psychicpet Guest

    Mar 13, 2004
    Friend and Endorsee of Larry
    just did a little researching and the bassist for "Night Walker" is none other than Neil Stubenhaus!!!

    cool :bassist:
  6. CelinderMotoMan

    CelinderMotoMan Inactive

    Apr 4, 2007
    Flint, Mi.
    I know Vinnie Fodera, Vinnie Colaiuta and Vinnie Vincent. Are you referring to one of them?
  7. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    "Vinnie" can only = Vinnie Colaiuta.
  8. CelinderMotoMan

    CelinderMotoMan Inactive

    Apr 4, 2007
    Flint, Mi.
    That's the one that I was hoping for.
  9. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Well, I was going to say you forgot 'My Cousin Vinnie (Bag of Donuts)'.


    Now who's the "Vinnie" on the Screaming Headless Torsos' debuy disc(Track 1)?
  10. CelinderMotoMan

    CelinderMotoMan Inactive

    Apr 4, 2007
    Flint, Mi.
    He's looking for a band.
  11. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    When someone says: "Vinnie" I think of "the microwave". But I dig Gino Vanelli too!
  12. bottomzone

    bottomzone Supporting Member

    Oct 21, 2005
    Jimmy Haslip really puts it down on the track "Brother to Brother". Casey Scherell's drumming is just ridiculous!!!

    Keep God First!:hyper:

    A Groove is a Terrible Thing to Waste!:cool:
  13. Fuze responded to an email of mine once. He told me Vinnie was a real life experience he had while putting a band together.

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