|Joe Rotondi – Piano
Joe began at an early age studying piano with his father, Joe Rotondi, Sr., who laid a strong foundation for starting his musical career. He continued his musical studies at Los Angeles Community College, performing in the jazz big band, and soon after was working professionally in jazz, Latin and pop fields in live performance as well as recording. He taught at the Musicians Institute for several years. He also began touring with various artists, including Alex Acuna (from Weather Report), Vikki Carr, Linda Ronstadt, and Herb Alpert, among others. He was the keyboardist on the Paul Rodriguez’s TV show, and played on the “Dirty Dancing” and “Mambo Kings” soundtracks.