Gino Vannelli (born June 16, 1952 in Montreal, Quebec) is an Italian-Canadian singer, songwriter, musician and composer.
Gino Vannelli is one of three sons born to Russ and Delia Vannelli. Russ, his father was a big band musician. Gino's grandfather was a business entrepreneur. As a child, Gino's greatest passion was music. Gino began playing percussions at an early age. By the age of 15, Gino unveiled his voice and began writing songs. Just out of high school, Gino's first recording contract was signed with RCA. Gino studied Music at McGill University.
After a stint in New York City, Gino and his brothers went to Los Angeles, California. Gino signed with Herb Alpert's A&M Records, releasing his first album with that record label in 1973. Gino's brother, Joe, served as arranger and keyboardist for most of his recording career. At a time when polyphonic synthesizers were non-existent, Joe overdubbed multiple parts to create a texture of sound that was largely progressive for the...
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