Gruppo Mondo featuring Peter Primamore, Jerry Marotta and Fran Tokarz is a powerhouse Jazz & Rock band with a unique take on a wide variety of music. From straight ahead Swing and Latin Music to one of a kind re-imaginings of classic rock and unique originals, Gruppo Mondo delivers intense performances with unpredictable improvisations. Often augmented by spectacular guest artists, Peter, Jerry & Fran combine their decades of deep musical experience into an extraordinary evening of music and entertainment.
Peter Primamore: Piano & Keyboards. Peter is a multi-award winning, critically acclaimed artist & composer with an endless list of media credits to his name. His keyboard work ranges from Fiery and Ferocious to Quiet & Ethereal. He also likes to sort of sing on occasion. More on Peter: www.peterprimamore.com
Jerry Marotta: Drums & Percussion. Considered one of the world’s premier drummers, Jerry Marotta has recorded and toured with Peter Gabriel, The Indigo Girls, Hall and Oates, Tears For Fears, Elvis Costello, Paul McCartney, 10,000 Maniacs, Suzanne Vega and Joan Armatrading to name only a few. Through his extensive touring experience and performances on hundreds of albums Jerry has worked with many of the greatest producers in the world. More on Jerry www.jerrymarotta.com
Fran Tokarz: Rock Solid Bassist, Bandleader and New England Stalwart, Fran is the anchor holding down the groove. With Decades of live performances Internationally with innumerable groups & artists, Fran’s energy and personality light up the stage. www.facebook.com/GruppoMondo/