With hosts / bassists David C. Gross and Tom Semioli, the NOTES FROM AN ARTIST REPERTORY COMPANY aka “NFAA Orchestra” is an ever evolving, artistically revolving collective of stellar New York City based musicians whose pedigree spans rock, jazz, funk, soul, Gospel, rhythm & blues, punk, spoken word, experimental, Americana, country, roots, electronica and permutations thereof! Among the core members include Mark Bosch (Garland Jeffreys, Ian Hunter’s Rant Band, Mott The Hoople ’74), Chris Parker (Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Stuff), David Donen (Frank Carillo, Lenny Kaye), John Colonna (John Colonna Quartet), Troy Weekes, Shannon Conley (Hedwig & The Angry Inch, Lez Zeppelin), Joey Kelly, Chris Berardo, Emily Duff, Thomas Jordan, Kathena Bryant, Soul Cake, Puma Perl, Gass Wild (The Love Pirates), Lizzie Edwards (Lizzie & The Makers), David W. Stoler, Tommy Mandel (Tina Turner, David Johansen, The Clash), Sal Cataldi (Vapor Vespers, Hari Karaoke Trio of Doom), Anne Husick (Ronnie Spector, Joey Ramone), Lorraine Leckie (Billy Buys Brooklyn), Jack Morer, Arno Hecht (Rolling Stones, Joan Jett, Uptown Horns), Charlie Giordano (Pat Benatar, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band) to cite a select few.
In addition to residences at The Cutting Room, The City Winery, and The Bitter End, the NFAA Orchestra appears at festivals, and special events. Contact NFAA for details on booking and future engagements. You have been warned!