Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: JOSEPH FERRANTE, piano tuner of George Harrison

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Default JOSEPH FERRANTE, piano tuner of George Harrison

    Joseph Ferrante had his first guitar as a Christmas present when he was nine years old. Since then he's been learning all kind of music styles so as to apply them to his guitar playing. He is mainly a Rock musician.
    Pod's Blues, After Obsession, The Beasts, The Primitives, Ferrante's Experience, Silver Shadows, The B3, Yesterday, Bowen West, Rock Ltd., etc., etc., are some of the bands he's played with.

    He worked as a piano tuner and technician for Chappell, Yamaha and other firms, perfecting the art of making and repairing pianos.
    Amongst his usual customers you could find The Royal Albert Hall, The Westminster Cathedral, The Royal Scots Guard Band, The BBC, The London Symphony Orchestra, The Queen Elizabeth Hall, George Harrison, etc., etc. He also worked for the National Artists Association, attending pianos on the national tours of artists such as Maurice Hasson, Judith Jaimes, etc, etc.

    He stopped giving live performances with bands and is now exclusively dedicating himself to studio work. Ferrante uses real instruments, avoiding the use of computers, sequencers, etc., etc.

    Three main reasons guided his life: God, Music and Romeo and Juliet. His major musical influences are: God, Yes, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, E.L.P., Jimi Hendrix, Beethoven and Bach.

    His "Shangri-la" CD is a mixture of styles and tendencies including Rock, Ballads, Classic Choirs, Latin Music, Impromptus, Reggae Fusion, Tropical Bachata, Fox Trot, Swing, etc., etc.

    The land of forever..."Shangri-La"...the magical dreamplace far away beyond the mountains...the Kingdom of eternal youth, gave the title for this work.

    0 Not allowed!

  2. #2
    Anonymous Bosch

    Default Re: JOSEPH FERRANTE, piano tuner of George Harrison

    I was gonna say, "But George didn't play piano," but then I saw that he did own one of John's:

    0 Not allowed!

Similar Threads

  1. George Harrison's 'All Things Must Pass'
    By chris in forum Other Music archive (read-only)
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: June 15, 2011, 08:13 AM
  2. voters of george w bush!
    By Excelsior in forum General Discussion archive 2005 (read-only)
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: July 18, 2005, 10:26 PM
  3. The Statue of Liberty IF George Bush loses this war...
    By Earl Graphite in forum General Discussion archive 2003 (read-only)
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: March 12, 2003, 07:16 PM
  4. Did anyone go to the George Harrison Tribute Show at the Albert Hall?
    By Ison in forum General Discussion archive 2002 (read-only)
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: November 30, 2002, 10:17 PM
  5. George Harrison, R.I.P.
    By My sweet Lord in forum General Discussion archive 2001 (read-only)
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: November 30, 2001, 12:27 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts