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THE PETER STEVENS BAND: "" Hello fellow musicians,school chums, and cronies,I am writing this message to hip you folks to one of the best kept secrets in N Y C. ....."The Peter Stevens Band". These fellows, for the last 15+ years, have been composing, creating and totally rocking out with original songs, down in the privacy of Mr. Peter Giordano's (Peter Stevens) studio in Brooklyn,N.Y.......WHERE THEY HAVE BEEN HIDING........WHY?......ARE THEY SHY? I first heard them on the internet, and although my old friend Joe Pinto is their drummer, I had very little motivation to check them out, being jaded as I am from my years of professional playing........UNTIL I HEARD THE FIRST CUT....I IMMEDIATELY BECAME A FAN! Their lastest CD is the epitome of alternative rock, combining elements of heavy metal,blues,classical and a certain"energy" all their own. The band also features Christian selections such as "Crucifix', and"Star So Bright"(Christmas Song) - a touching account of the 3 wise men journey. My favorite cut on the CD is a song called "Change My World". You can hear it on their website...www.reverbnation.com/thepeterstevensband... Also on the site, you can sign up to be a fan and kept up to date on the band's progress and gig dates It's not often that I recommemd a band(especially if it's not my own)....but no fooling...you all should check out this innovative group of talented musicians.... YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED!!!ENJOY,[b] FRANK VENTO[i](FORMER GUITARIST WITH BETTE MIDLER, BARRY MANILOW,BILLY JOEL AND MANY OTHERS.
Comment on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 09:42 PM
DEBBIE, PLEASE RELAX, YOUR MUSCLES WILL BE SORE. I REMEMBER COMING BACK TO WORK TOO SOON AND THE UP AND DOWN OUT OF CHAIR KILLED ME!!!SUZIE, YOU HAVE A LOT TO LOOK FORWARD TO WITH THE UPCOMING WEDDING!PATSY, ENJOY YOUR LITTLE ACE!!JOE, LOTS OF LUCK WITH YOUR NEW CD.EVERYONE, HAVE A GREAT DAY!!!!
Suzie,Congrats on Vinny getting married.Debbie feel betterHi Anna and Mary AnnPatsy I got your email. Mike is working that day so maybe I will come with.Carol.Hi to everyone i forgot.today was my first day of vacation. No more pencils no more books no more teachers dirty looks and kids...lol
Hi Everyone... hope you all had a good day!
Debbila I hope your feeling much better todaybut absolutely NO housework yet!
Judy thanks for the laugh (LOL) that does soundlike a good movie "Vinny's Getting Married Bada-Bing"So sorry to hear about your friend Corso... my Brotherhad to know him also! Sad...do you know how he passedaway - so young?Give my love to your Mom and Sis's
Joe Im glad everything is going great with the musicfor you & the guys
AL better get his butt on here to say hello!
Hi Terry, Patsy, Jeanette, Gypsey Rose, Karen, Barbara,Anna, MaryAnn, Lyn, Donna, Franny & Danny, Mr.G andeveryone else
Im in a Petunia Mood!
HEY ANTHONY DID YOU TRY TO CHANGE THE FONT RESOLUTION(NOT SURE IF THATS WHAT ITS CALLED) BUT TRY TO CHANGEYOUR FONT TO HUGE!!!!!
LOVE YA AND GIVE MY LOVE TO ANN ELLEN
Good Morning Guys.....It's another beautiful day.
Thanks Suzie for remembering the song I posted for you.
I am feeling very good and I am very excited about our upcoming show.We really haven't played out anywhere in more than 2 years.So ,you all can imagine how much this means to be to be playing in a real nice club, in bay ridge.I know I have been asking you all to come(more than once),and sending e-mails and Facebook request to everyone. It's only because I love to play for friends and share my music with people I care about. And also, We play so little in public ,that who know's when the next time will be. So, all I can say is...If any of you can make it, It will make me extremely happy....Every body have a great day, And I hope to see you all soon.
GOOD MORNING, FRIENDS
WEATHER IS JUST BEAUTIFUL!!! ENJOY!!!
HI TO ALL..
HAVE A GREAT DAY!!!! :flower:
HI DEB!!! HOPE YOU'RE FEELING A LITTLEBETTER BY NOW' XX
Good Morning All,
Have a great day.
Nice to see ya back home Suzie...Missed ya
GOOD MORNING FROM LORI'S NEW ADDITION MAXWELL (MAX) HE IS BEAUTIFUL AND SUCH A GOOD DOG...
OH WELL HERE WE GO AGAIN....DENIED PHOTO
Let see..Had to go to photobucket..
Holding her bottle at 2 months..lol smart like her GIGI
OMG Terry now the blog has 2 Max's.....Lori's dog has beautiful eyes....tell Lori I said "hello"
Goodmorning Patsy, Terry, Joe and everyone ....have a beautiful day!
Terry Aria is so precious....kiss to her and Miaand thanks for missing me...Ive just been so busy& burnt. Yesterday was a good day...I managed to doalot by my parents before my kidney stones startedto hurt again. I feel better going to sleep at nightwhen I know they're ok.
Joe I wish I could go ... I really need to hear somemusic....but, I dont think that I could make it.Maybe 1 day we could hook you and Al with your band toplay in my yard....everyone invited ....we could dowheelies with Anthony ......LOL
maybe 1 day ....
ok....I have another busy day ...see you allhopefully tonight.....Debbie get back in bed!!!!!
It feels like old times with you back Suzie.
I am here all summer if you see my car ring the bell and come in for a cup of coffee. I would love to see ya
Good Morning Everyone....
Terry - How gorgeous is she!!!!!!!
Debbie - Hope your feeling better today.
Hi Joe, Suzie, Patsy, Anthony, Anna, Maryann, Karen
What a beautiful day out....enjoy!!!
Ok this is my last post have to get moving. Have desserts to make for the weekend. It is cheaper and easier just to buy a friggin dessert. lol
Hey Judy, How is Lorraine? Give her a big kiss for me.....
Hi Judy thanks and have a good one also!
Terry thanks ... I just might do that 1 daymiss all of you!!!
K.... gotta run into Bklyn...see you all lata
HELLO EVERYONE,....I KNOW I BEEN MIA....THE TRUTH IS SOMETIMES I HAVE A hard time getting on.
Debbie hope you feel better soon...Terry your grandaughter is beautiful !!
Hello. PATSY, Judy, Suzie. Anthony,Karen, Anna . Maryann L.JOE the drummer...good luck on your gig in Bay Ridge. Warren. my brothers Jerry,Scannys,my sister Rosie.
HOPE ALL IS HAVING A GOOD SUMMER.
HAPPY 4TH OF JULY HAVE A SAFE FUN WEEKEND !!LUV YA GUYS...HOPE TO SEE YA SOON, OH YEAH I'LL SEE YOU AT THE REUNION...LOL
This Blog is a beautiful thing......
Yes...It's like old times again....
Hello All, Just back from our mini-vacation at the Hard Rock Casino-Hotel in Tampa. Was not the best trip there for us. They were refurbishing rooms on our floor and the noise was deafening. unfortunately Carol was feeling lousy at least 1/2 half the time there and of course the noise did not help. The Hotel management apologized for the noise and bought our room service breakfast from Wednesday as compensation. They stated that the front desk people should have warned us about the noise at check in and changed our room if requested. By that time we only had one night to go. There was No Noise at night. But it was like a boiler factory all day! By the way, we did not win but only lost a little. Carol is feeling somewhat better now but this damn I.B.S. really gets her (& ME) down in the dumps.
Hope Debbie is recuping well and will start to feel much better very soon. [-(
HI JEANETTE, WE SURE MISSED YOU, NOW WE HAVE YOU AND SUZIE BACK.....LIKE OLD TIMES AGAIN!!!SUZIE AND TERRY, I LOVE YOUR DOGGIE PICS, BEAUTIFUL PETS AND BEAUTIFUL GRANDCHILDREN! LOVE THE FLOWERS.JOE, SORRY I CAN'T MAKE...LONG WAY FROM NC TO BAY RIDGE BUT GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR GIG, I'M SURE YOU WILL SEE OLD FRIENDS THERE.DEBBIE, HOPE YOU ARE HAVING A BETTER DAY.PATSY, I KNOW YOU WATCH JERSEY SHORE, WELL ON THE WAY HOME FROM KY, THE AIRLINE ATTENDANT THOUGHT MY SON WAS RONNIE, HE DID RESEMBLE HIM WITH HIS SUNGLASSES ON, WE COULDN'T STOP LAUGHING!!!HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A HAPPY 4TH!!!!
HI WARREN, HOPE CAROL FEELS BETTER SOON, SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT ALL THE NOISE AT THE HOTEL. WE HAD DINNER AT THE ONE IN AC AND THEY HAD THIS AWFUL MUSIC SOOOO LOUD; I DON'T MIND MUSIC BUT THEY DIDN'T NEED TO TURN IT UP SO LOUD!!!
by Joey Pinto on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 3:06pm.
I knew from start,deep down in my Heart,
it was what I wanted to be.
I don't know when it started, or how it began,
but I knew Drums were for me.
My dad once told me when I was very young,
I would take my spoon & fork, and bang on the dinner table
long before I was able to talk.
When I got older, my neighbors would say,
I banged on the trash cans 'til they chased me away.
All I needed was 2 sticks & a can,
and soon my "playing" got out of hand.
Mail boxes,light poles,even on my desk in school,
as long as it made some sound,was my only rule
I still play, until this day
and wouldn't have it any other way
And so now at middle age, I still dream of being on stage.
But now I have added,something new to my bucket list,
To be the oldest
Grammy winner for
"Best New Artist"
WELL ITS ME AND I AM WRIGHTING TO TELL YOU PAY UP ON YOUR REUNION COMITMENT TIME IS GOING BY FASTAND TERRY DONT YELL ENOUGHT LISTEN THERE IS 200 WHO SAY THERE GOING AND ONLY 50 WHO PAYED UP SHE NEEDS THE MONEYS TO GO FOR OTHER STRUFF CAKE SHIRTS AND OTHER PLUSE IF ANY OF YOU PULL OUT IT COME OUT OF HER POCKETSO PLEASE LETS GET THE PAYMENT IN THEN WE ALL CAN RELAX AND WAIT FOR OUR DAY TO PARTY
SO HI TO YOU ALL I SURE MISS YOU GUYS SUZIE I TRYED TO CHANGE THE FONT SIZE BUT NO GO I HOPE YOU ARE ALL ENJOYING THE SUNNY DAYS I AM SOME WHAT
Hi Anthony Nice to see on...
Hi Jeanette - I forgot to say hello before...I was worried about you again...hope your are enjoying this warm weather.
Going to Costco with my daughter.....peek back later.