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Keyboard   Mark Garni has been playing professionally for over 25 years. He has appeared with many famous groups including Vito and the Elegants, Johnny & Joe and the Drifters and Spotlight.
 
Drummer     Sal Albanese has been performing in the New York City area for 25 years. He has appeared on local radio and TV shows. Sal has also performed with many groups including Vito and the Elegants, Johnny & Joe, The Quotations, and The Royal Teens and Spotlight..

      Sal Albanese Jr. - whenever possible, helps out the band by playing percussion.
 
Lead Guitar  Joe Lucenti has been a well known NYC musician for many years. He has appeared on Broadway as well as radio and TV. Joe has performed with many famous groups including Vito and the Elegants, Johnny & Joe and Reparata and the Del Rons and Spotlight.
 
Bass Guitar   Bart Cincotta has been playing bass guitar in New York City and in the Tri-state area for 25 years. He has played with many local bands including Moments Notice, Stolen Moments, Island Express and Spotlight. He has also appeared on local cable television and has backed up famous groups such as the Drifters. He has studied bass at the Bass Collective in NYC and with Kasim Sultan(who plays bass for Meatloaf).Bart plays the accordion, violin and keyboards as well. He also supplies background vocals.



 


Other band members:

l to r:   Howard Ridge, Rob Thurman,  Jeff Mosby,  & Marc Perricelli
  
Bass Guitar  Howard Ridge has been the quintessential professional sideman, most notably all during the 60's. He boasts "sometimes it's easier to mention the few legends I haven't had the pleasure to back-up".
For Howard, from local venues to the World stage it's always been about the music and show, in that order. As for Rick, Howard says "I enjoy playing Rick's venues as much as any show I've ever done".
 
Drummer   Rob Thurman started drumming at age 15, after a few years with amateur bands, he focused on drum set study with legendary Buffalo Jazz drummer Louis Marino (Tommy Dorsey). This education prepared him for his professional career beginning in 1986 with the band Real Eyes. In 1990, he and his brothers formed the Thurman Brothers band and toured up and down the east coast until '97. Rob joined the Genesis tribute band ≥Seconds Out≤ in early 1998, and that summer formed his all original progressive rock band NAVIGATOR.  Rob has also developed a very successful teaching practice spanning the last 20+ years and works as a sound engineer in his home studio West River Recording.  Rob joined the Rick Alviti show band in spring 04'.  
 
Lead Guitar  Jeff Mosby has played guitar professionally for 25 years. He has performed in various honky tonks across the United States and played in the house band at the world famous "Bowery" in Myrtle Beach, SC off and on since 1991. Jeff has played in many bands most notably with country artists Chris Gaffney and the Cold Hard Facts, Heather Myles and Patty Booker.
 
Keyboard     Marc Perricelli has been playing piano/synthesizers and performing for over 35 years. He is also a composer, receiving a number of gold and platinum record awards for his songwriting most notably for the internationally famous band "Kool and the Gang" in the mid 80's.  Marc also performs and writes for his current band NAVIGATOR    

    not pictured: Greg Watson - Bass Guitar, Rodney Trent - Keyboard, Randy Thurman - Lead Guitar

 

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