DUO - Vinnie & Amy (Formerly Vin Lizzie)
(Formerly Vin Lizzie)
This band can be hired as a quartet, a trio, or a duo, depending upon your needs!
(Formerly Vin Lizzie)
VINNIE DEMASI - Guitar & Vocals
A fixture in the Manhattan musical community, Vinnie DeMasi is well-known as a performer, educator and author.
His Broadway credits include MAMA MIA, MOVIN' OUT, JERSEY BOYS and SCHOOL of ROCK. Vinnie has played extensively throughout the US and performed and or worked with JIMMY BUFFETT, HERB REID, PLATTERS, JOE VILLA (Short Shorts), THE CASCADES, actor CHRIS BERG, and many others. He is an educator at the NEW YORK CITY GUITAR SCHOOL, where he has designed several curricula including Intro to Classic Rock, Intro to Metal, Intermediate Acoustic Technique I and II, and Intro to Surf and Rockabilly. As an author Vinnie is a longtime regular contributor of articles, lessons, and transcriptions to GUITAR PLAYER MAGAZINE, and has also written for GUITAR WORLD, ACOUSTIC GUITAR WORLD, and FRETS magazines, as well as many other writing credits.
DAVE FAULKNER - Bass & Vocals
Dave is currently the long time bassist for the group LAUREL DRIVE, and most recently he has teamed up with OCD to become its fourth member. Dave’s musical career began in his early teens as a founding member of the group RED BRED, along with bandmate Chuck Burgi. During the years that Dave spent devoted to the progressive group INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINE, he also gave his energy, talent and rock solid bottom end support to a myriad of musical projects and groups that included NORWAY, SPANGLES, DOWNTOWN TRIO, JABERWOCKY, THE HUNZ, and BLAIR LEONARD and FRIENDS.
AMY GOFF - Vocals & Percussion
Amy started her career hitting the top of the European charts and touring with her band BLIND DATE. While engaged as an in-demand session singer in Europe, Amy met legendary artist MEAT LOAF which lead to a seven year engagement performing and recording with him as a member of MEAT LOAF and THE NEVERLAND EXPRESS. Relocating to Manhattan, Amy continued to be a successful session singer. She also produced and engineered several beloved and critically acclaimed choral albums for TIME LIFE MUSIC, and has been a prominent member of the New York advertising community for over two decades, having sung on or co-written hundreds of national TV and RADIO commercials for FORD, BARBIE, TACO BELL, COKE, PEPSI, SUBARU, KFC, SEARS, CHEVROLET, and many, many others.
CHUCK BURGI - Drums & Percussion
Chuck is currently the drummer for Piano man BILLY JOEL (when he’s not performing with OCD!). Burgi first made the national scene with the jazz-rock guitarist AL DIMEOLA on his ELEGANT GYPSY TOUR in the late 70’s and has since toured and / or recorded with dozens of legendary artists, including MEAT LOAF, RITCHIE BLACKMORE’S RAINBOW, BRAND X, HALL AND OATES, ENRIQUE IGLESIAS, BON JOVI, MICHAEL BOLTON, BLUE OYSTER CULT, ROGER GLOVER, CRYSTAL BOWERSOX and JOE LYNN TURNER. He was also in the Broadway hit “MOVIN’ OUT”.
For more information visit www.chuckburgi.com