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[New!]All Star Acappella Productions (ASAP) & the Paramus Elks Lodge

Present ...  A series of Acappella Evenings and More!


by Pamela Horner
 

It was a nostalgic night at the Paramus Elks Lodge on June 13, 2009, as this was the venue that the late Ronnie I. used for most of his United in Group Harmony shows.  It was wonderful to see old friends and acquaintances that we had not seen in a long time.  Gil Torres organized the event; Gary “Gotta Gotta” Lovett, formerly of the duo Gary & Gary and of Little Isidore & the Inquisitors, sang and was the MC.  Dickie Italiano, Ronnie I’s brother, was the DJ for dance music.  Sandi I was present and she graciously greeted the audience.
 

Gil Torres



Sandi Italiano



Charlie Horner



Gary "Gotta Gotta" Lovett

 

The first group up to sing was Echoes of Time.  Their members came from Memories of You, Grand Central Echoes, The GoldTones and Twilight Time.  This group performed at Ronnie I’s last UGHA.  They were smartly dressed in black suits with white ties. A few of the songs they sang were “Crazy Little Mama,” “My Lorraine,” and “Please Say You Want Me”.


Echoes of Time
 

Often billed as the voice of “New Jersey Doo Wop Groups,” the ever talented and versatile Joel Katz has sung with more vocal groups than we can count.  It was no surprise, then, that he put together an all-star group, in the Dynamics.  Though Joel’s powerful voice led most of the songs, any one of the group was more than capable of singing lead.  Besides Joel, the Dynamics consisted of veteran singers Warren Tesoro, Pat “The Cat” Profite, Cal Eng and outstanding bassman Bernard “BJ” Jones.

Dressed in black tuxedos with black shirts, Joel & the Dynamics thrilled the crowd with great renditions of “Tonight Could Be The Night,” “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes,” “So Much In Love,” “So Fine.” and “Let’s Start All Over Again.”  The latter song, made famous by the Paragons, featured Warren doing a falsetto lead.  Joel led the group’s final song with an emotional version of “I Believe,” the last song performed at the Ronnie I’s final UGHA.

 

Joel Katz & Dynamics


Joel Katz

 

The Encounters are always a pleasure to see.  The Encounters began singing in 1963.  Two of the members, Peter Milazzo and Charlie Di Como, go back to their first record in ’64, “Don’t Stop”.  They appeared very stylishly dressed in black and gray.  Not only are the Encounters fine vocalists, their chorography is executed well.  The quintet sang the Nutmegs’ “Hello,” “Gee Baby What About You?,” “If I Oh I,”  “Moonglow You Know,” “Goodnight Baby” and closed with “Zu Zu”.  The Encounters are one of the most polished  and entertaining groups around.

The Encounters


The Encounters

 

It was great to see Gil Torres and The Larkings again.  We enjoyed seeing them many times at UGHA.  The quintet was attired in black suits with purple ties. Two of the members, Warren Tesoro and Bernard “B J” Jones had performed earlier in the night with Joel Katz.  Their song selections included “You Are,” “That’s My Desire” (Spiders arrangement), “I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You” and the Nutmegs' “Story Untold”.  This is definitely an all-star group of veteran performers and they sound fabulous!
 

The Larkings


The Larkings

 

Pam & Sandi I.


Gil Torres & Charlie


Nels & Lisa Jensen


Pam & Charlie


Charlie & Joel Katz


Pam & The Sheps' Johnnie Barlow


Stu & Pat Pushkin


The Encounters' Charlie DiComo & Charlie
 

A big thank you goes to Gil Torres for making this event happen.  Even better news is that ASAP plans to do these shows every second Saturday of the month.  For a schedule of upcoming shows, see our Calendar Page or visit ASAP from our Links Page

Coming Soon!  Photos and a review of ASAP Show #2.

 

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