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Joe Orlando Leader of - THE CRYERS - To Appear on The GingerNewYork TV Show in New York City
Musical Instructor, Bassist, Vocalist and Composer - JOE ORLANDO - Drops by the GNY TV Show for a Special Acoustic Performance. RSVP for Studio Audience. Manhattan Neighborhood Network TV Studios, Time Warner HD Channel 1993, Friday, May 13th, 2pm
Brooklyn born and bred, singer, songwriter, Joe Orlando has a myriad of musical influence growing up in a multicultural environment. Being of Hispanic origin, Joe's father would play 78s on the turntable from the great Latin crooners of the 40's and 50's. Joe's mother loved TV and all of the musical variety shows at the time, exposing Joe to early rock & roll, classical and country music. The British Invasion and the Psychedelic '60s and all the great groups of the time is easily identified in Joe's work, combined with his own life experiences and unique personal style. http://www.joeorlando.com/
The Cryers have been performing since 1991, throughout the U.S.A. & Canada, as well as their home base of NJ/NY. The band's sound is based deep within the roots of Rock 'n Roll. It features a solid beat, captivating harmonies, and powerfully written songs. Along with their original material, the band performs with gutsy exuberance, tunes from the vast archives of Rock 'n Roll, breathing new life into timeless classics as well as contemporary songs from the cutting edge. Sid Berstein, the man responsible for bringing the Beatles to America, calls this band "Magical!"
The band's unique "rootsy" sound originates from the songwriting talents of Joe Orlando and guitarist/vocalist Jeff Brown. They are dynamically supported by keyboardist/
The Cryers have performed at premiere venues such as the The Rams Head in Annapolis, Maryland, The Cutting Room in New York, New York, Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, Virginia, Westside Concert Theater in Hamilton, Ontario, Buskirk-Chumley Theater, Bloomington, Indiana, Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, New Jersey, Manasquan's Algonquin Arts Theatre, the Brookdale Performing Arts Center, as well as other numerous concert venues, casino's and events around the continent.
In addition to their own performance schedule, The Cryers can be seen performing Top 40 hits with headlining acts such as Denny Laine founder of The Moody Blues and original member of Wings, Terry Sylvester formerly of The Hollies and Ian Mitchell of The Bay City Rollers. The band has toured or performed with many notable musicians, including The Pete Best Band, Laurence Juber, world class fingerstylist and former Wings lead guitarist, Jefferson Starship, Chad & Jeremy, Peter & Gordon, Indie singer/songwriter Vienna Teng, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Billy J. Kramer, Connie Francis, Gary Lewis & the Playboys, Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & the Raiders, The Tokens, Bobby Lewis, The Platters, The Coasters, The Drifters and more.
Cryers Joe Orlando and Belle Liao also co-own the Monmouth Academy of Musical Arts, New Jersey's Premier Music Teaching Facility. Not only is the Academy a place of musical education, it boasts a state-of-the-
In the following YouTube video, The Cryers, Joe Orlando and Belle Liao, are performing along with Denny Lane (Moody Blues, Wings) and Steve Holley (Wings) in "Boulevard de la Madeleine" Recorded live at the Red Clay Music Foundry, November 20, 2015.
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Official Websites: http://www.thecryers.com
GingerNewYork found on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) since launching in November, 2010, has been showcasing the "Kool Kats…Gotham Nights" greats of music and culture of New York and beyond. What defines GingerNewYork is its host Ginger Broderick's unique insight, connection to and pulse on the music and culture of Gotham making GingerNewYork one of the most sought after programs to appear on.
GingerNewYork can be seen in Manhattan on Time Warner Cable Channel 34 and HD Channel 1993, Fios Channel 33, and RCN Channel 82, every Friday afternoon at 2pm EST. It can also be seen live streaming on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network's website, www.mnn.org, Channels 1 and 5.
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