Dominic Fallacaro is a jazz pianist, co-arranger, orchestrator, and Music Director. He’s currently MD for the hit Broadway jukebox musical & Juliet. This is of course, only one aspect of Dominic’s career and we cover his other achievements as a player, composer and arranger. There’s even a great Elmo story, so this is one not to miss!
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Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):
Working on the musical & Juliet
Technical breakdown of how the band works in & Juliet
Arranging iconic songs for & Juliet
Dominic’s musical upbringing
Moving to studio and live performance
Rachel Z, Kevin Mahogany
The power of saying yes
From Mommy and Me classes to the studio and winning a Grammy with Tim Kubart
Tim Kubart – Showtime
Working on Sesame Street
Sesame Street – We Can All Be Friends
Involvement with In The Heights
Working on tik, tik… Boom!
Come to Your Senses – from tik, tik… Boom!
Dealing with musical challenges when playing ‘on rails’ with a click in musical theatre
Love for the Kurzweil PC2X
Dominic in rehearsals for Hell’s Kitchen – the new Alicia Keys musical
The amazing Adam Blackstone
Tag a Keyboard Player: Rick Wakeman, Nicolas Dupuis (Anomalie), Chromeo
Desert Island Discs: Thrust – Herbie Hancock, Whatever and Ever Amen – Ben Folds Five, Art of the Trio Vol 4: Back to the Vanguard – Brad Mehldau, Amnesiac – Radiohead
T-Shirt shout-out: Rockzilla
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