The captain Jack Band
The Captain Jack Band
Christian Macchio-Piano,Lead Vocals
Christian Macchio, a New Jersey native has been singing and playing piano since the age of 8. He was raised on the music of Billy Joel. After college, Christian spent a decade in Los Angeles as an actor, appearing on such tv shows as " One on One", "Watch Over Me" and "24". During his time in LA, Christian played several piano bars before heading back east. Christian joined Captain Jack in 2011 and has been rockin and rollin ever since. When not playing with the band, Christian works as an emcee and entertainer at one of the tri -states top wedding entertainment companies.
Sal DiMarco-Drums & Percussion
Sal DiMarco was raised in Massapequa, NY. In high school he joined his first club band, playing all different genres of music that helped shape him into the diverse drummer he would become. After college, Sal moved to the resort city of Virginia Beach,VA. It was there that he continued to work with top clubs bands, asked to record and tour with" The Individuals", who were signed to an independent label. Upon release of their self titled album, an east coast tour was launched. Sal has also recorded with John Styles, Ronnie Day and country artist Steven Blackman. Sal is one the founding members of Captain Jack. For him "performing the music of Billy Joel means coming home again."
Sal Locascio was raised in Billy Joel's home town of Hicksville, NY. Sal is a sought after guitarist playing with several of Long Islands top cover bands such as Five Stone and Soul Doctor. Sal is also a music composer,arranger and producer with over 15 years experience in the music business. Sal is a professor of music theory and a sound recording lab technician at Nassau Community College.
Adam is a sought-after composer and performer of soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones in the NY area. Adam's musical influences were Charlie Parker,Lenny Pickett and Billy Joel. Adam was drawn to obsession of the recordings of the Pianoman while attending high school with fellow Captain Jack bassist and long time friend Will Shelley. Adam graduated with a degree in music from Hofstra University, studing under legendary jazz pianist Dave Lalama. Adam has arranged and performed with King Cadillac, Stealin Dan, Nine Days, Spyro Gyra and American Idol finalist Constantine Maroulis. Adam can also be seen in Beginnings-the Chicago tribute band.
Will Shelley- Bass,Vocals
Will has played music professionally for over 20 years. He cites the music of Billy Joel and the bass playing of Dee Murray and Doug Stegmeyer as major influences. Over the years Will has played in some of Long Islands top cover bands, including Radio Riot. Performing the music of Billy Joel with Captain Jack has been one of the highlights of his career.