New York State of Mind - Returns to Asbury Park
An evening celebrating the music of Billy Joel, performed by a cast of musicians and artists from Broadway and beyond.
The band features Marc G. Dalio as the Piano Man. Joining Marc on stage will be Dave Battelene, Isaac Del-Rosario, Paul Dinkin, Mike Ravenda, Stephanie Vieira Rosario, Jenna Rose and Steve Schwesinger. This all-star cast will have you singing along and put you in a New York State of Mind.
Marc G. Dalio (Piano Man/Lead Vocalist) is an award-winning performer whose stage credits include leading roles in such shows as The Broadway National Tours of Disney's Beauty & The Beast, Les Miserables & Miss Saigon.
Mike Ravenda (Bass), was a founding member the 70's & 80's touring band, Baby Blue. He has performed with such luminaries as Clarence "Big Man' Clemons & Sly Stone.
Dave Battelene (Electric & Acoustic Guitar) toured the globe with the famed Commodores, sessioned with Lenny Kravitz and also plays with a popular North Jersey based Eric Clapton tribute band
Paul Dinkin (Drums) has lived and played on both coasts, performing in both the LA and NY/NJ metro circuits. "Dink's" style combines studio steadiness with powerful live performances.
Isaac Ezekiel Del Rosario (Keyboards) is a freelance musician who spends most of his time in NYC performing classical, jazz and theater music. Specializing in music education, Isaac has an affinity for teaching piano & general music studies.
Steve Schwesinger (Sax) is a NJ native who has perfected his skill set in many genres of music to include R&B, Jazz and Rock. He also performs with numerous bands throughout the Tri-State area.
Stephanie Vieira Rosario (Back-up Vocals/Percussion) is a Sr. Musical Theater Major at NJCU with numerous theatrical credits including Sister Act, Jesus Christ Superstar, In the Heights and Shrek.
Jenna Rose (Back-up Vocals/Percussion) has a passion for performing and has a Masters Degree in Music Education. Jenna has performed at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and NJPAC where she was the opening act for Kool & The Gang.