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RJRUOTOLO&SPEAKNOEVIL

Smooth Jazz Band from Guilford, CT - Will travel up to 500 miles
MEMBER SINCE 2007
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$650 - $6500 per event
RJRUOTOLO has been playing professionally since the age of 15, 1963. Ruotolo is the leader and organizer of the group " SPEAK NO EVIL"  The group performs classic Latin Dance Music, Classic Swing Jazz, Blues, R&B, as well as original Compositions by RUOTOLO. His music Production and Publishing Company named: MEADOW MUSIC PRODUCTIONS AND PUBLISHING LLC, MANAGES all performances. RUOTOLO IS ASCAP PROTECTED REGARDING HIS ORGINAL COMPOSITIONS. RUOTOLO WILL PERFORM IN A TRIO, QUARTET, QUINTET SETTING *or any horn arrangement needed to fit YOUR venue..he also performs with blues guitar musicians that regularly perform with his ensemble. Full ensemble instrumentation is as follows: 2 tpts, tenor sax, alto sax, trombone, bari. sax. GUITAR, latin percussion!vibes//timbales ** A VOCALIST IS AVAILABLE FOR SMALL OR LARGE GIGS, RJ WAS EDUCATED AT THE RENOWNED BERKLEE SCHOOL OF MUSIC,'78, SOME OF HIS MENTORS AT BERKLEE WERE: Major Holley-BASS Dave Samuels-VIBRAPHONE, Alan Dawson-JAZZ DRUM KIT, Joe Hunt-JAZZ DRUM KIT, JOHN LAPORTA-THEORY,JEFF STOUT-ARRANGING,MICK GOODRICK-GUITAR,JOE LOVANO-TENOR SAXOPHONE,CLAUDIO RODITI-TRUMPET, HAL CROOK-TROMBOME,VIC VANACORE,and others PLAYING AND TEACHING IN THE Boston AREA DURING THE '70'S. Ruotolo holds DEGREE'S IN MUSIC EDUCATION/PERFORMANCE [B.A.][BERKLEE, BOSTON,MA.'78] COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY [M.S][ UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT,CT '2001], AND EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION LEADERSHIP[.O92][SOUTNERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY 2007 NEW HAVEN,CT]. RUOTOLO HAS PERFORMED WITH SUCH STARS AS: DONALD 0'CONNER, MAUREY AMSTERDAM, MARTINI & ROSSI, GODFREY CAMBRIDGE, JOHNNY RAE, GOLDEN JOE BAKER, RED TOP, HARMONICA RASCALS, TERRANCE BLANCHARD, Claudio Roditi, Billy Drewes, Dennis Wilson AND MANY LOCAL MUSICIANS IN CONN. AND MASS. HE CURRENTLY IS A MUSIC DIRECTOR IN AN URBAN PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM, LEADS "SPEAK NO EVIL" AND "THE RJRUOTOLO QUINTET" ON VIBRAPHONE. RUOTOLO IS A MEMBER OF CMEA, AS WELL AS SEVERAL CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS. HE IS AVAILABLE FOR HIRE FOR COMPOSTIONS, FILMS, AND CLINICS. RUOTOLO IS ALSO LEADING HIS VIBRAPHONE QUINTET IN SELECTED PERFORMANCES IN THE NORTHEAST. THE QUINTET IS AVAILABLE FOR PERFORMANCES THROUGH - MEADOW MUSIC PUB. CD'S ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW. SUMMER TOURS ARE AVAILBLE - CONTACT THIS PRESS KIT FOR TOURING COSTS AND AVAILABILITY.
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2009
Apr
19
Private Event
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
2009
Jan
11
Private Event
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
2008
Sep
20
Private Event
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
2008
Jul
5
Private Event
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
2008
Jun
27
Private Event
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
2008
Apr
19
Private Event
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note RJRUOTOLO&SPEAKNOEVIL will also travel to Madison, North Branford, Branford, Killingworth, Marion, Northford, Cheshire, Clinton, Milldale, Pequabuck, East Haven, New Haven, North Haven, Durham, Hamden, Wallingford, Higganum, Unionville, Westbrook, Chester.
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