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Gino Vannelli

An Italian-Canadian singer, songwriter, musician and composer.

Vannelli played drums when he was in school, after school he studied music theory at McGill University.

Moved to Los Angeles and signed with erb Alpert's A&M records.

He releasd his first album "Crazy Life" in 1973.

His Brother Joe, an arranger also helped on the album.

He won a Grammy Award for his song "I Just Wanna Stop" in 1978.

In Canada he was awarded 'Best Male Artist' winning a Juno Award in 1976 and 1977.

Another with his brother Joe for 'Best Engineer of The Year', they won the award three times.

By the age of 15, Gino began writing songs. Just out of high school, he signed his first recording contract with RCA under the pseudonym Vann Elli, but went on to study music at McGill University.

After a stint in New York City, Vannelli and his brothers went to Los Angeles, California. He signed with Herb Alpert's A&M Records, releasing his first album under that label in 1973.

The Vannelli brothers shared the Juno Award for Recording Engineer of the Year in 1986 for "Black Cars".

By popular demand, Vannelli continues to tour globally. Gino Vannelli will be performing at several venues in the United States in early 2008.

Albums include.

Crazy Life (1973)
Powerful People (1974)
Storm At Sunup (1975)
The Gist of the Gemini (1976)
A Pauper in Paradise (1977)
Brother to Brother (1978)
Nightwalker (1981)
Black Cars (1985)
Big Dreamers Never Sleep (1987)
Inconsolable Man (1990)
Live in Montreal (1992)
Yonder Tree (1995)
Slow Love (1998)
Canto (2003)
These Are the Days (2006)

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