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The Hit Men, featuring Lee Shapiro, ...
The Hit Men, featuring Lee Shapiro, Gerry Polci, Jimmy Ryan, Larry Gates and Russ Velazquez, will perform Oct. 11 in Wilkesboro.
professional career at 14, playing drums and singing at private parties and nightclubs throughout the Tri-State area.
After studying as the protégé of renowned drummer and technician Joe Morello, Polci became one of the Four Seasons in 1973.
As one of the Four Seasons, Polci also recorded music with various artists in New York and Los Angeles for television shows and commercials and worked as the musical director on a series of Manilow television specials.
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The venues are more modest than the sold-out arenas they played to across the globe in the '70s, but don't tell that to drummer Gerry Polci, keyboardist Lee Shapiro and guitarist Don Ciccone - they're having way too much fun.
Spurred by the runaway success of "Jersey Boys," the Tony Award-winning 2005 Broadway musical based on the Four Seasons' career, Polci - the lead singer on "December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)," the group's last No. 1 hit - and the others, all in their late 50s and early 60s, decided to re-form, along with an A-list group of studio musicians, and give touring one more shot.
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Morello later became an in-demand clinician, teacher and bandleader whose former students include Danny Gottlieb, Max Weinberg, Rich Galichon, Phish drummer Jon Fishman, Gary Feldman, Patrick Wante, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons drummer Gerry Polci, Jerry Granelli, and Glenn Johnson.
Former members of The Four Seasons ...
Former members of The Four Seasons include drummer Gerry Polci, keyboardist Lee Shapiro and guitarist Don Ciccone.
Former members of The Four Seasons include drummer Gerry Polci, keyboardist Lee Shapiro and guitarist Don Ciccone. The 18th annual D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops promises to provide some of the best summer entertainment in West Michigan, served family style in a relaxed, natural setting.