PETER GALLINARI: Keyboardist/Songwriter/Singer (www.petergallinarimusic.com)
1991 – Pete met Angel Wallenda of the world-renowned Flying Wallenda’s – After meeting Angel, Pete wrote the song ‘Life On The Wire’. The song was used in a TV feature on ABC about Angel’s life story. The song became Angel’s theme song for her shows, before her unfortunate passing in 1996.
In 1995 Pete wrote and performed the song “Tell Me Why” which was written for the Oklahoma Disaster. His song was aired nationally. Major newspapers across the nation had written articles about his song. ABC Television did a featured interview on Peter expressing their thanks for what he had done.
The turn of the century did Peter good…. In 2000 he had the opportunity to hook up with one of the greatest rock guitarists in the business, Richie Scarlet. Peter performed on Scarlet’s new CD “The Insanity of Life” featuring artist like: Ace Frehley, Leslie West, Ty Tabor, Anton Fig…and toured in 2002 as Richie’s keyboardist and background vocalist. Peter went on to be Scarlets keyboardist for 20 years.
Peter is also a part of the Hammond Family of Artist recognized by Hammond. http://hammondorganco.com/artists/organ-and-leslie-artists/peter-Gallinari/
Artist Pete has had the privilege to either recorded/or performed with:
o Leslie West & Mountain tour in 2006
o Fergie Frederiksen,former lead singer of TOTO
o Larry Hoppen of Orleans
o Joe Buchard of Blue Oyster Cult
o John Regan (Frampton, Bowie, Stones, Dave Edmonds, Ace Frehleys Comets)
o Ron ‘Bumble Foot’ Thal of Guns N Roses
o Anton Fig of David Letterman
o Sandy Genaro of Cindy Lauper, Pat Travers
o Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Cactus, Beck-Bruce-Appice)
o Dennis Dunaway of Alice Cooper
o Kenny Aaronson of Bob Dylan, Foghat, Hall and Oates, Sammy Hagar
o Ace Frehley of KISS
o Dez Cadena of The Misfits
o Richie Scarlet of Leslie West & Mountain, Ace Frehleys Comets, Alice Cooper, Sabastian Bach
o Rich Eckhardt of Toby Keith
Bebe Buell (Baring it all CD)
In 2013 Pete completed the new Richie Scarlet CD ‘ I Plead the Fifth’, which also features Pete’s new singles –‘Lost In My World’ and ‘Carousel’. Other CD credits for ‘Revelation Supreme’, “Fever” and ‘Insanity of Life’
Other accomplishments is a song he wrote for the Tsunami Disaster “Lives Will Begin” and also a song for the Virginia Tech Shooting “How could things be this way”. Peter dedicated a song for Pilot Capt. Sully who saved the US Airway Plane in the NY waterways. Pete now resides in Nashville, TN where he has started another chapter to his musical career.