The fourteen songs on this CD are some of the greatest songs ever written and were arranged utilizing Latin rhythms for full orchestra by Larry Bisso (featured on piano). Also featured on this album are close friends & guitarist, Tony Boffa and saxophonist, Bill Byrne.
Tony Boffa is a Maine legend and a musician's musician. Tony graduated from Berklee College of Music in 1974, and for the last 40 years has performed for thousands of people all over the east coast. Tony now retired was an award-winning music educator in the Westbrook, Maine public school system. Tony's innovative guitar licks will leave you wanting more. When a "big name" comes into town and needs a guitarist ... Boffa is the first to be called.
Bill Byrne moved to Portland after a 34-year musical career in Los Angeles. While his playing covered a wide variety of experiences, he was especially at home working with big bands, notably: Ray Charles, Harry James, Buddy Rich, Ray Anthony, Les Brown, Louie Bellson, Ray Conniff, the Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band and the Merv Griffin Show. Bill's sweet sound will mesmerize you.
Larry Bisso has been in the music business for over 60 years, and an alumnus of Berklee College of Music. He traveled extensively on the road for many years. Larry is a musician, songwriter, musical arranger, and producer who plays piano keyboards, but best known primarily as a Hammond B3 player. To his credit he has produced 18 CDs and has arranged hundreds of songs for not only himself, but also other artists as well. He has appeared in New York, Las Vegas, Chicago, Palm Springs, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Tampa, Boston, and all-over New England.