A fixture in the Manhattan musical community Vinnie DeMasi is well-known as a performer, educator, and author.
His Broadway pit-orchestra credits include Mamma Mia, Movin’ Out, Jersey Boys and School of Rock. As shredder-extroidanaire with The Ronald Reagans Big 80’s Show, Vin has played extensively throughout the US and performed with Jimmy Buffet as well as for celebrity clients such as Guy Fieri, Nadia G, Congressman Kevin McCarthy, SCOTUS Justice Anthony Kennedy, MSNBC's Willie Geist,
He’s also performed and/or worked with with Jimmy Buffet, '50s rock legends Herb Reed’s Platters, Joe Villa ("Short Shorts”), The Cascades (“Rhythm of the Rain”) actor Chris Burke (NBC's Life Goes On) and many others.
He is an educator at The New York City Guitar School, where he has designed several curricula including Intro to Classic Rock, Intro to Metal, Intermediate Acoustic Technique I & II, and Intro to Surf and Rockabilly. He taught the school's first rock ensemble class in 2006 and continues to lead several groups in their Adult Rock Band program throughout the year. www.nycguitarschool.com
As an author Vinnie is a long-time regular contributor of articles, lessons, and transcriptions to Guitar Player Magazine, and has also written for Guitar World, Acoustic Guitar World, and Frets magazines. He’s penned four instructional books for Musician’s Institute, was the music and copy editor for Lenny Molotov's Introduction to Finger Style Guitar book, and is a contributing author to The Guitar Player Book: 40 Years of Interviews, Gear, and Lessons from the World’s Most Celebrated Guitar Magazine”.
Vinnie has also released the critically acclaimed acoustic CD Sketches for Sofia and has had his music featured in various independent films and cable television programs.
For more about Vinnie visit www.vinniedemasi.com
If Amy Goff looks and sounds familiar, it's because she's had a remarkably diverse and prolific career as a singer, performer, songwriter and producer at the highest levels of the music industry.
For several years she was Meat Loaf's female vocal foil, appearing on three albums and logging four major world tours as a member of his Neverland Express band. With her sister Elaine, she co-founded the internationally acclaimed Euro-Pop group Blind Date, breaking the top fifteen on the European dance charts. As as an in-demand lead vocalist, she currently performs all over the tri-state area with several popular event bands.
A stalwart in the studio as well as onstage, Amy's haunting mezzo-soprano has graced dozens of albums for many major artists. She's also sung on, and/or co-written hundreds of national and international radio and television commercials for Ford, Chevrolet, Pontiac, Subaru, Pepsi, Coca-Cola Dr. Pepper, Sears, A&E Network, Tabasco, Taco Bell, Domino's Miller Beer, McDonalds's, KFC, Doublemint Gum, Carefree Gum, Jell-O, Barbie, Delta Airlines, American Express, AT&T, MCI, Tanqueray Gin, and many others..
Joining forces with sister Elaine and mother Peg as The Goffs, she's recorded and produced two classical choral albums for Time Life Music; Christmas Angels and Angels Sing Praises. Both Christmas Angels and Amy & Elaine's latest CD, Angels of Slumber are available at cdbaby.com
Together with Elaine, Amy has appeared on numerous American and European television shows, including a 'special guest' spot on Emeril Live. To check out a video of their amazing performance as well as sample some of her many jingles, demo reels, and CDs, please visit