The very first time ever I heard a live music performance was back in the early 1950s - When my father Frank Nania was singing and playing his Galiano Archtop guitar at one of our many family home parties at 166 East 118th street in in Harlem , New York
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Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Frank Nania - Uncle Phil Landini - - Tommy Febbraro- Pat Pulice - - Django Reinhardt - - Bo Diddley - Tal Farlow - Buddy Holly - The Beatles - The Kinks - Benny Goodman- - Chuck Berry - Eddie Cochran - Gene Vincent - Elvis Presley - Bo Diddley - Fats Domino - Ten Years After - Jimi Hendrix - Bing Crosby- Frank Sinatra - Nat King Cole - Little Richard - Gerry and the Pacemakers - The Dave Clark Five - Barney Kessel - - Jimmy Raney - - Eddie Sorenson - - Andy Thorpe - Steve Grossman -
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
- yes - and I was in many bands over the decades -
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
FRANK NANIA -TOMMY FEBBRARO - PAT PULICE- TAL FARLOW- BARNEY KESSEL - JIMMY RANEY - CHUCK BERRY - JOHN LENNON - GEORGE HARRISON - BRIAN JONES -
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
20,000 - 17
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?