NEWS:

July 2018 :

Lou is proudly a new member of the CYMPAD international Artist roster! Cympad makes cellular foam cymbal washers to optimize your cymbal sound.

The ACRYLIC DRUM PROJECT webpage and DRUM VIDEO have both been launched recently Check out this truly unique project! Lou has teamed up with friends, who are also professional acrylic drum players, to track and demo various products and items in the drum world! Thanks to Precision Drum, RCI Starlite , Cympad and Tascam for their involvment.

An online interview about career drumming and Lou's development can be read HERE . Thanks to Michael Cannavaro for the time and effort for interviewing artists and spreading news and info! Lou can also be found on Fabebook and Instagram.

International Progressive metal band SOUNDSCAPE has released the first NEW single "INSATIABLE", available at online music retailers, Lyric video on our YouTube page as well! The guys are currently working in AngelThorne Music Studios finishing up more tracks coming soon...

Zappa project The FURIOUS BONGOS just performed the first show to a full house and rave reviews in Madison WI. Here's a video from THE SHOW ! more to come from them soon, dates below...

Lou is available for lessons at the School Of Rock in Bedford NY, keeping busy performing with a number of projects as well as constantly working on sessions at his in home Studio (the L.A.B.) as both a session player and engineer. D'Addario and ProMark/Evans educational listing has included Lou online and you can read his page and info HERE NOW AVAILABLE - I am teaching online drum lessons, via Skype and payable through PayPal - interested parties contact me here thru the website!!

Lou also had the pleasure to sit in (alongside Kicksville bassist Conrad St.Clair!) with blues man Popa Chubby at the legendary Falcon in NY.

An electronic press kit is available which includes audio and video libraries, interested parties contact us here at the site. Many of the audio samples on the site are available in their full original form.

KICKSVILLE - released a NEW single recently on the bandcamp site (link below) and is currently working on new material as well as future show plans!! Click HERE to visit the KICKSVILLE VIDEO OUTLET!! Dont forget to Join KICKSVILLE over at the FACEBOOK page to keep up on the latest developments in our world! FREE MP3 Downloads click HERE ! Music NOW AVAILABLE on Spotify and ITunes !!

Here's Drum videos from New York's "L.A.B." studio including a bass and drum jam, The "Archer Theme" and some Frank Zappa stuff from the New project "the Furious Bongos" - Click HERE (part of Lou's warmup routines) and Lou's Youtube page!!

Lou featured on the latest CD from Ontario guitar wizard Dennis Williams{we are closing in on 40 tracks together!}, for his latest CD PERSONIFICATION -click the link HERE for more info!! Click the title for a video of the single THUNDER and LIGHTNING featuring a "dual" between guitar and drums (as well as Superman vs the Flash!!)!!

Limelight a Tribute to RUSH (promo VIDEO) has been out on their 16th year touring the music of RUSH. Limelight members also have Brief audio and video clips in the Award winning Documentary RUSH: Beyond the Lighted Stage DVD and Blu-Ray in the Extras Features... Limelight page on FACEBOOK! dates listed below...

Lou had the pleasure of being invited by Brian Tichy and the crew on a few occasions at the Randy Rhoads Remembered/Bonzo Bash east coast tour! Lou had the honored opportunity to perform Ozzy's "No Bone Movies" at the Randy Rhoads Remembered concert - with an all star cast of players incuding Rudy Sarzo, Brian Tichy and Chas West, members of Randy's family and many more guests were part of the amazing tribute show... here is video of the performance on YouTube ! This years videos can be seen HERE and HERE (Thanks to Keith Michaels for the vids!)

"I would CONTINUALLY like to extend a heart felt THANK YOU to Gary Folchi and everyone at PRECISION DRUM COMPANY in NY for their drumkits. I am Endorsed by Precision Drums... Check out the KICKSVILLE KUSTOM KIT! This is quite simply the most incredible drum company out there, I have been tracking on the Acrylic kit and it sounds amazing and looks ten times what i could have imagined so i recently expanded the kit by almost double the pieces!! Please stop by their page and see more."

AUDIX Microphones has posted a "spotlight" on the L.A.B. on their website and can be viewed HERE !

MODERN DRUMMER Magazine has featured BLOGS from me on their website under the "Modern Drummer blog" section! Here's the links- archives 1 - archives 2)

PERFORMANCES:

JOE GARERI PROJECT:

Friday June 22nd 2018- The Chance Theatre w Angel Vivaldi - 7pm Poughkeepsie NY

 

Saturday June 16th 2018 - Nelson Ledges Classic Fest - 5pm Garretsville OH

Saturday June 30th 2018 - Brian's BBQ Annual event - (all day) Montgomery NY

Saturday July 21st 2018 - The Heights at Brither vic's - 8pm South Salem NY

Saturday October 6th 2018 - Ives Concert Park ( Fore n Aft show) - 5pm Danbury CT

Saturday October 13th 2018 - OCC Cafe - 8pm - Newburgh NY

 

 

 

Releasing singles and in studio session, check website!

 

 

The Furious Bongos play Zappa:

Sunday August 26th 2018 - Orton Park Music Fest- 2pm Madsion WI