The Artie DeMello Trio - Quintet is available as a 3-5 piece Variety Ensemble catering to a 20 - 90 year old age group. The group performs music from the 40's thru the millinium encompassing a broad mix of musical styles and idioms necessary to satisfy even the most discriminating listeners requests.
A group of Artie's friends formed the band "Mixed Company" in the late 70's later known as "KIX" as a way to help pay for the high cost of attending Berklee College of Music which many of the band members attended. Artie is backed by a great group of friends & family. Since that time we all have taken time out for our families never losing site of time spent with our children.
In the early 80's Artie graduated from Berklee College of Music. Over the years he had appeared with many different local musicians throughout the New England area including: Butch McCarthy, Bobby Greene, Orlando Pandolfi,Victor Tavares, Tiny Tavares, Joel Hiller,Bobby Carreiro, John Harrison, Kathy Lindner, Hank Smith, Steve Piazza, Paul Sylvia, Mike & Linda Palmeri, Davis Toucette, Jimmy Harwood, Mark Carney, Butch McCarthy, Stanley Belmars, Ritchie Santos, David Grise, Charlie Quintal, Jimmy Robitaille, Rick Britto, Jackie Santos, John Cafferty, Mike Antunes, Armstead Christian, Rebecca Paris, Ritchie Labamba, Max Weinberg, Steve Vanzant & Johnny Lyons
Sit in engagements include: The Four Tops, The Drifters, Ben E. King, The Platters,Dion,Dion & The Belmonts, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, Steve Smith & The Nakeds, Odysey, Livingston Taylor, James Montgomery, John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band, Charlie Quintal & The Talk of the Town. The New Bedford Choral Society.