Chris D’Amico President

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Chris D’Amico

President

Chris D’Amico has been entertaining people from the time he was just 5 years old. He is an accomplished vocalist, pianist, songwriter, DJ, and MC; all of which he uses to provide a unique entertainment experience called The DJ “Alive show. Chris’s original bands have opened up for headliners like Foo Fighters and Hootie and the Blowfish. And in 1997, D’Amico’s band Mr. Blue was featured as an up-and-coming band on 105.5 WDHA.

D’Amico has jammed with some of the industry’s best including with Darius Rucker during a Grammy Afterparty in NYC’s famous Rainbow Room (where he was introduced by Bruce Springsteen drummer, Max Weinberg.)

Chris D’Amico’s impressive musical career also includes:

  • Performing on jingles for brands like McDonald’s, Marriott Hotels, Hawaiian Tropic and more.
  • Performing with the cast of Movin’ Out on Broadway and at NJPAC.
  • Extensive songwriting for several soap operas, including “All My Children.”
  • Serving as lead vocalist on 6 children’s records for Kindermusik.
  • Winning a 95.5 WPLJ contest & performing in Times Square
  • Performing for local legends and organizations like former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani & the entire team at NBC’s The Today Show in New York.

Mr. D’Amico puts his heart and soul into each and every event, and works to ensure that D’Amico Entertainment makes your event truly unforgettable.

Chris Tyrpak DJ

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Chris Tyrpak

DJ

Chris has been working as a professional DJ for almost 15 years. He’s entertained hundreds of fans everywhere at clubs, bars, homes and some of the best catering venues across the tri-state area. With a true passion for music, Chris specializes in getting any crowd motivated enough to enjoy themselves to the fullest. Always knowing the right song to fit the right moment, Chris is truly a powerful musical talent!

Deb De Lucca Vocalist-Pianist

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Deb De Lucca

Vocalist-Pianist

Whether Deb is swinging deftly through a jazz standard or truly rocking a Janis Joplin tune, one thing is for certain: this Jersey native lives and breathes music. An avid jazz aficionado ever since she first taught herself to play bass as a teenager, Ms. De Lucca has a true passion that she’s grown adept at sharing. Having studied at the famed Katie Agresta Studios in Manhattan, and having recorded a number of jazz standards with bands both big and small, Deb has a voice that must be heard to be believed.

You can also find her fronting her Carol King tribute band, Home Again at a local venue as well.

Her signature vocal style and emotion-driven delivery has been the perfect accent to many a memory-filled event.

 

John Peterson Sax Player-Pianist-DJ

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John Peterson

Sax Player-Pianist-DJ

Music teacher by day and rockin’ saxophonist by night, John is an accomplished musical talent. Well versed in a number of instruments like the acoustic guitar, Mr. Peterson truly makes the Alto Saxophone sing in epic fashion. His playing always hits a high note with our audiences and is sure to impress all in earshot. John is also an accomplished songwriter, author and DJ. We are lucky to have John on our crew.

Paul Schick DJ

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Paul Schick

DJ

Our top disc jockey with over 30 years of experience, Mr. Schick knows what it takes to make an evening’s entertainment truly special. A multi-talented musician—singer, pianist, percussionist, and guitarist—Paul also possesses a background in education and working with individuals with special needs. He’s performed along with some musical greats, like Gloria Gaynor (I Will Survive), Harold Melvin’s Bluenotes (The Love I Lost), and The Trammps (Disco Inferno), among others. An active member of the community, Paul is a frequent volunteer for organizations like Tomorrow’s Children and the Rockefeller Foundation, among others.

Art Garner MC-Vocalist

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Art Garner

MC-Vocalist

Art is an amazing MC as well as bringing over 25 years of professional singing experience to the table, Mr. Garner possesses a soulful voice that’s sure to astound. He’s performed with dozens of bands in the New York metropolitan area and is a master of R&B, Jazz, Blues and other musical styles. His sultry sound has appeared in many commercial jingles, numerous demos, and a medley of independent recordings. He is a fantastic addition to any one of our signature shows.

Stantwan Kendrick Sax Player

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Stantwan Kendrick

Sax Player

Born and raised in Georgia, Mr. Kendrick has had a love for music since his youth when he started at his local church. While continuing to stay true to his roots as a church musician, Mr. Kendrick has gone on to create a truly successful career as an alto saxophonist. With a bachelor’s in music from Valdosta State University and a master’s degree from William Paterson University, Kendrick continued his musical journey studying under greats like David Dempsey, Joe Lovano, and Clark Terry (whom Kendrick later joined in playing shows across the globe.) He currently plays with the Hal Weary Quintet and lends some serious sounds to any D’Amico Entertainment event!

Christina Roura Vocalist

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Christina Roura

Vocalist

A lifelong vocalist and entertainer, Christina has performed in dozens of Off Broadway shows, operas and musical theatre. Her career includes performances in Little Shop of Horrors, Man of La Mancha, and Mozart’s The Magic Flute. She’s been known to rock out in NYC area cover bands, including Groove Therapy, That Retro Band, and Brass Knuckle Barbie and now Atari Playground. Her talents are many as she’s also fluent in Spanish and able to sing in Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.

Andrew Rael MC-Vocalist-Pianist-DJ

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Andrew Rael

MC-Vocalist-Pianist-DJ

Andrew brings a new level of versatility to the roster at D’Amico Entertainment. An MC, DJ, piano player & instructor, clarinet player, and guitarist, Andrew also serves as one of our event coordinators. With a true appreciation for the power music has in our lives, Andrew is truly skilled at appeasing audiences with his music and has been doing so for years around the world.

Christian Macchio MC-Vocalist-Pianist

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Christian Macchio

MC-Vocalist-Pianist

A North Jersey native and avid music lover, Christian is an accomplished Musician/Pianost, MC, and Vocalist. Christian also spent 7 years acting in Hollywood, appearing in “24,” “Watch Over Me,” and “One on One,” to name a few. He has performed with greats like Gloria Gaynor and Melissa Etheridge as a member of Mike Huckbees band on his award winning Fox News show. An avid Billy Joel fan, Christian leads one of the top Billy Joel tribute bands ,”Captain Jack” and continues playing in local cover bands and dueling piano shows. Christian is also exceptional when it comes to old standards by greats like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. Having close to 30 years of entertaining and performing experience, Christian is a “cut above” in wedding MC’s and Performers. We are happy to have his amazing skill set on our roster.

  • Chris D’Amico

    President

    Chris D’Amico has been entertaining people from the time he was just 5 years old. He is an accomplished vocalist, pianist, songwriter, DJ, and MC; all of which he uses to provide a unique entertainment experience called The DJ “Alive show. Chris’s original bands have opened up for headliners like Foo Fighters and Hootie and the Blowfish. And in 1997, D’Amico’s band Mr. Blue was featured as an up-and-coming band on 105.5 WDHA.

    D’Amico has jammed with some of the industry’s best including with Darius Rucker during a Grammy Afterparty in NYC’s famous Rainbow Room (where he was introduced by Bruce Springsteen drummer, Max Weinberg.)

    Chris D’Amico’s impressive musical career also includes:

    • Performing on jingles for brands like McDonald’s, Marriott Hotels, Hawaiian Tropic and more.
    • Performing with the cast of Movin’ Out on Broadway and at NJPAC.
    • Extensive songwriting for several soap operas, including “All My Children.”
    • Serving as lead vocalist on 6 children’s records for Kindermusik.
    • Winning a 95.5 WPLJ contest & performing in Times Square
    • Performing for local legends and organizations like former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani & the entire team at NBC’s The Today Show in New York.

    Mr. D’Amico puts his heart and soul into each and every event, and works to ensure that D’Amico Entertainment makes your event truly unforgettable.

  • Chris Tyrpak

    DJ

    Chris has been working as a professional DJ for almost 15 years. He’s entertained hundreds of fans everywhere at clubs, bars, homes and some of the best catering venues across the tri-state area. With a true passion for music, Chris specializes in getting any crowd motivated enough to enjoy themselves to the fullest. Always knowing the right song to fit the right moment, Chris is truly a powerful musical talent!

  • Deb De Lucca

    Vocalist-Pianist

    Whether Deb is swinging deftly through a jazz standard or truly rocking a Janis Joplin tune, one thing is for certain: this Jersey native lives and breathes music. An avid jazz aficionado ever since she first taught herself to play bass as a teenager, Ms. De Lucca has a true passion that she’s grown adept at sharing. Having studied at the famed Katie Agresta Studios in Manhattan, and having recorded a number of jazz standards with bands both big and small, Deb has a voice that must be heard to be believed.

    You can also find her fronting her Carol King tribute band, Home Again at a local venue as well.

    Her signature vocal style and emotion-driven delivery has been the perfect accent to many a memory-filled event.

     

  • John Peterson

    Sax Player-Pianist-DJ

    Music teacher by day and rockin’ saxophonist by night, John is an accomplished musical talent. Well versed in a number of instruments like the acoustic guitar, Mr. Peterson truly makes the Alto Saxophone sing in epic fashion. His playing always hits a high note with our audiences and is sure to impress all in earshot. John is also an accomplished songwriter, author and DJ. We are lucky to have John on our crew.

  • Paul Schick

    DJ

    Our top disc jockey with over 30 years of experience, Mr. Schick knows what it takes to make an evening’s entertainment truly special. A multi-talented musician—singer, pianist, percussionist, and guitarist—Paul also possesses a background in education and working with individuals with special needs. He’s performed along with some musical greats, like Gloria Gaynor (I Will Survive), Harold Melvin’s Bluenotes (The Love I Lost), and The Trammps (Disco Inferno), among others. An active member of the community, Paul is a frequent volunteer for organizations like Tomorrow’s Children and the Rockefeller Foundation, among others.

  • Art Garner

    MC-Vocalist

    Art is an amazing MC as well as bringing over 25 years of professional singing experience to the table, Mr. Garner possesses a soulful voice that’s sure to astound. He’s performed with dozens of bands in the New York metropolitan area and is a master of R&B, Jazz, Blues and other musical styles. His sultry sound has appeared in many commercial jingles, numerous demos, and a medley of independent recordings. He is a fantastic addition to any one of our signature shows.

  • Stantwan Kendrick

    Sax Player

    Born and raised in Georgia, Mr. Kendrick has had a love for music since his youth when he started at his local church. While continuing to stay true to his roots as a church musician, Mr. Kendrick has gone on to create a truly successful career as an alto saxophonist. With a bachelor’s in music from Valdosta State University and a master’s degree from William Paterson University, Kendrick continued his musical journey studying under greats like David Dempsey, Joe Lovano, and Clark Terry (whom Kendrick later joined in playing shows across the globe.) He currently plays with the Hal Weary Quintet and lends some serious sounds to any D’Amico Entertainment event!

  • Christina Roura

    Vocalist

    A lifelong vocalist and entertainer, Christina has performed in dozens of Off Broadway shows, operas and musical theatre. Her career includes performances in Little Shop of Horrors, Man of La Mancha, and Mozart’s The Magic Flute. She’s been known to rock out in NYC area cover bands, including Groove Therapy, That Retro Band, and Brass Knuckle Barbie and now Atari Playground. Her talents are many as she’s also fluent in Spanish and able to sing in Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.

  • Andrew Rael

    MC-Vocalist-Pianist-DJ

    Andrew brings a new level of versatility to the roster at D’Amico Entertainment. An MC, DJ, piano player & instructor, clarinet player, and guitarist, Andrew also serves as one of our event coordinators. With a true appreciation for the power music has in our lives, Andrew is truly skilled at appeasing audiences with his music and has been doing so for years around the world.

  • Christian Macchio

    MC-Vocalist-Pianist

    A North Jersey native and avid music lover, Christian is an accomplished Musician/Pianost, MC, and Vocalist. Christian also spent 7 years acting in Hollywood, appearing in “24,” “Watch Over Me,” and “One on One,” to name a few. He has performed with greats like Gloria Gaynor and Melissa Etheridge as a member of Mike Huckbees band on his award winning Fox News show. An avid Billy Joel fan, Christian leads one of the top Billy Joel tribute bands ,”Captain Jack” and continues playing in local cover bands and dueling piano shows. Christian is also exceptional when it comes to old standards by greats like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. Having close to 30 years of entertaining and performing experience, Christian is a “cut above” in wedding MC’s and Performers. We are happy to have his amazing skill set on our roster.