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Mike Melito

Drummer and educator Mike Melito has been playing drums since he was four years old. He played his first gigs at the age of 16 with vibraphonist Joe Locke and Buddy Rich's favorite saxophonist, Joe Romano. From those gigs in his native Rochester NY, word spread quickly and Mike started freelancing all over upstate NY with the likes of JR Monterose, Bill Dobbins and Joe Magnarelli. In the 90's Mike started leading his own groups along with freelancing. He also started his private teaching practi...
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Mike Melito

Mike Melito

Drummer and educator Mike Melito has been playing drums since he was four years old. He played his first gigs at the age of 16 with vibraphonist Joe Locke and Buddy Rich's favorite saxophonist, Joe Romano. From those gigs in his native Rochester NY, word spread quickly and Mike started freelancing all over upstate NY with the likes of JR Monterose, Bill Dobbins and Joe Magnarelli. In the 90's Mike started leading his own groups along with freelancing. He also started his private teaching practi...

Pete Metzelaars

NFL player and coach. Currently Tight Ends coach for San Diego Chargers. Pete Metzelaar's career history: As player: Seattle Seahawks (1982–1984)Buffalo Bills (1985–1994)Carolina Panthers (1995)Detroit Lions (1996–1997) As coach: Charlotte Christian Knights (1998–2002) (Offensive coordinator)Barcelona Dragons (2003)Wingate Bulldogs (2003) (Assistant offense)Indianapolis Colts (2004–2011) (Offensive line)Buffalo Bills (2012) (Tight ends)San Diego Chargers (2014–2015) (Tight ends) Career hig...
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Pete Metzelaars

Pete Metzelaars

NFL player and coach. Currently Tight Ends coach for San Diego Chargers. Pete Metzelaar's career history: As player: Seattle Seahawks (1982–1984)Buffalo Bills (1985–1994)Carolina Panthers (1995)Detroit Lions (1996–1997) As coach: Charlotte Christian Knights (1998–2002) (Offensive coordinator)Barcelona Dragons (2003)Wingate Bulldogs (2003) (Assistant offense)Indianapolis Colts (2004–2011) (Offensive line)Buffalo Bills (2012) (Tight ends)San Diego Chargers (2014–2015) (Tight ends) Career hig...

David Pastorius

David Pastorius is a bass guitarist born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, residing in Melbourne, Florida, USA.  David is the nephew of world-renowned American jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius. David has played in numerous bands in the Florida region, has toured across the United States with various artists such as Tech N9ne and Pat Travers, appeared in a number of bass guitar related magazines and has released and appeared on several studio albums. David spent the summer of 2019 playing with Carl Palmer'...
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David Pastorius

David Pastorius

David Pastorius is a bass guitarist born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, residing in Melbourne, Florida, USA.  David is the nephew of world-renowned American jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius. David has played in numerous bands in the Florida region, has toured across the United States with various artists such as Tech N9ne and Pat Travers, appeared in a number of bass guitar related magazines and has released and appeared on several studio albums. David spent the summer of 2019 playing with Carl Palmer'...

Ann Philippone

Piano Performances Currently performing solo piano and vocal barrelhouse blues, jazz, and originals Spent 10 years (1996-2006) as pianist with Mississippi Blues Legend Joe Beard Toured on keyboards with Muddy Waters' son, Big Bill Morganfield Performed overseas with John Ellison, composer of the hit "Some Kind of Wonderful" Opening act (solo) for renowned blues artists James Cotton, Tinsley Ellis and Joanna Connor Recipient of WNY Blues Society Muddy Award for Most Promising Local Talent...
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Ann Philippone

Ann Philippone

Piano Performances Currently performing solo piano and vocal barrelhouse blues, jazz, and originals Spent 10 years (1996-2006) as pianist with Mississippi Blues Legend Joe Beard Toured on keyboards with Muddy Waters' son, Big Bill Morganfield Performed overseas with John Ellison, composer of the hit "Some Kind of Wonderful" Opening act (solo) for renowned blues artists James Cotton, Tinsley Ellis and Joanna Connor Recipient of WNY Blues Society Muddy Award for Most Promising Local Talent...

Bruce Pilato

A 38-year music biz veteran, Bruce owns Pilato Entertainment, Marketing & Media, LLC in New York, providing marketing, artist management, and PR and project development. A 1978 graduate of Syracuse University, he has worked with Ringo Starr, Carl Palmer, ELP, Asia, Little River Band, Foreigner, Yes, Meatloaf, The Rascals, The Tubes, and others. He has participated in the development and release of over 50 CDs and DVD titles. As a music journalist, he has written for Variety, Gann...
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Bruce Pilato

Bruce Pilato

A 38-year music biz veteran, Bruce owns Pilato Entertainment, Marketing & Media, LLC in New York, providing marketing, artist management, and PR and project development. A 1978 graduate of Syracuse University, he has worked with Ringo Starr, Carl Palmer, ELP, Asia, Little River Band, Foreigner, Yes, Meatloaf, The Rascals, The Tubes, and others. He has participated in the development and release of over 50 CDs and DVD titles. As a music journalist, he has written for Variety, Gann...

John Polidori

John Polidori is business veteran with nearly 30 years of experience in retention, engagement, leadership, communication, team building, strategy, global account sales and management, operations, and P&L management. John is focused as a speaker, coach, and consultant specializing in client and employee retention, and also oversees operations as the COO for Mastermind Lounge™. Over his career John worked for some of the most prominent global brands like AT&T and HTC, as well as many smal...
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John Polidori

John Polidori

John Polidori is business veteran with nearly 30 years of experience in retention, engagement, leadership, communication, team building, strategy, global account sales and management, operations, and P&L management. John is focused as a speaker, coach, and consultant specializing in client and employee retention, and also oversees operations as the COO for Mastermind Lounge™. Over his career John worked for some of the most prominent global brands like AT&T and HTC, as well as many smal...

Richard M. Popovic

Richard M. Popovic is President, Indelta International. . He brings twenty years of corporate management, strategy, and training experience. He has been CEO of Study International, World Wide Medical Solutions, LLC, Institute of Modern Economy, LLC, and Indelta Learning Systems, LLC. In addition, he has ten years of international academic experience as the Dean for Executive Programs and a Professorial Lecturer at the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester. H...
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Richard M. Popovic

Richard M. Popovic

Richard M. Popovic is President, Indelta International. . He brings twenty years of corporate management, strategy, and training experience. He has been CEO of Study International, World Wide Medical Solutions, LLC, Institute of Modern Economy, LLC, and Indelta Learning Systems, LLC. In addition, he has ten years of international academic experience as the Dean for Executive Programs and a Professorial Lecturer at the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester. H...

Nicholas Poree

Security and risk management, Food and Beverage, 5-Star hotels.

Nicholas has been in Hospitality Management for 34 years, including Food and Beverage, Security, Risk Management, Purchasing, Operations, and Property Management. Worked in 3-, 4- and 5-Star hotels. Also 4-Diamonds. Part of Opening Task force team for 4 hotels: Hyatt, Kea Lani, Colony Resorts, and Montage.

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Nicholas Poree

Nicholas Poree

Security and risk management, Food and Beverage, 5-Star hotels.

Nicholas has been in Hospitality Management for 34 years, including Food and Beverage, Security, Risk Management, Purchasing, Operations, and Property Management. Worked in 3-, 4- and 5-Star hotels. Also 4-Diamonds. Part of Opening Task force team for 4 hotels: Hyatt, Kea Lani, Colony Resorts, and Montage.

Fatima Razic

Fatima is a European soul singer who blends her Bosnian roots with contemporary pop and creates an expressive delivery infused with charged emotions and connectedness with her audience. Her delivery permeates through the crowd with a moving power that gives you chills. She finds a way to express her troubled youth through songwriting and uses it as a therapeutic outlet that both heals and hurts. Her songs embody pain and love at the same time. Fatima teaches songwriting, performance and piano.

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Fatima Razic

Fatima Razic

Fatima is a European soul singer who blends her Bosnian roots with contemporary pop and creates an expressive delivery infused with charged emotions and connectedness with her audience. Her delivery permeates through the crowd with a moving power that gives you chills. She finds a way to express her troubled youth through songwriting and uses it as a therapeutic outlet that both heals and hurts. Her songs embody pain and love at the same time. Fatima teaches songwriting, performance and piano.

Andre Reed

Andre Reed is a former wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 seasons, 15 with the Buffalo Bills (1985-1999) and one with the Washington Redskins (2000). Reed was selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014.

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Andre Reed

Andre Reed

Andre Reed is a former wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 seasons, 15 with the Buffalo Bills (1985-1999) and one with the Washington Redskins (2000). Reed was selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014.

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