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This profile was last updated on 5/29/10  and contains information from public web pages.

Singer - Songwriter and Composer

Employment History

  • Member, Band
    Tina Turner
  • W and Composer
  • UTF News
  • Ringo Starr Anthology...So Far
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Starving Artist Cafe and Gallery, City Island, 29 May 2010 [cached]
Timmy Cappello - singer-songwriter and composer -
The "SNL" skit is also said ... [cached]
The "SNL" skit is also said to be based on musician Timmy Cappello's appearance in the 1987 vampire movie "The Lost Boys. Cappello, who has worked with Tina Turner, Peter Gabriel, and Ringo Starr, flexes his muscles and thrusts his pelvis while performing " I Still Believe" on sax.
Timmy Cappello's Biography, 9 May 2001 [cached]
Born in Silver Lake, NY, Timmy Cappello is a multi-talented and diverse as musicians come.I've heard him described as a "one man band" by some and others, as a "interchangable but unforgettable musician."Some of the instruments in his reportoire include tenor saxophone, keyboards, percussion, and harmonica.Timmy is also a vocalist as well as a music composer.
His professional career began with none other than funny man, Billy Crystal.For five years, Timmy was Billy's accompanist.His musical improvisations on piano and saxohphone along with Billy's comedy made them an engaging team.However, this was only the beginning for Timmy.
He went on to record and tour with artists such as Peter Gabriel, Eric Carmen, Carly Simon, and Ringo Star.However, one of the biggest breaks of Timmy's career began in 1984.He became a member of Tina Turner's band, in which he has been a key member ever since.Timmy was able to incorporate some of his skills, arranging music for the band.It was during his stint with Turner that Timmy also began to engage in acting.
He has starred in several of Tina Turner's music videos, one being the hit single "We Don't Need Another Hero," the title track for the Mel Gibson-Tina Turner movie flick, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.From then on, Timmy acted in several films and television series, including Hearts of Fire (with Bob Dylan), Tap (with Gregory Hines), and The Lost Boys, in which he performed a single off of the movie soundtrack.Timmy's television credits include The Equalizer and Miami Vice.
Timmy Cappello's other accomplishments include songwriting and scoring.He has written songs for and performs with the New York band the Ken Dolls through a staff writing deal with Warner Bros.Timmy has scored for the PBS Frontline series and has recently completed a composition for the Rat Pack, a four hour Arts & Entertainment special.
Timmy also performed with the 1999 version of Ringo Star's All Star Band, in which he was a member of in 1992.Currently, he is working on a solo album and will hit the road on a tour in 2001.
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w/ composer Timmy Cappello:
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Posted by UTF Admin on Jan 22 2010 | Timmy Cappello, UTF News
Hello everyone! I hope you all are having a Happy New Year thus far.
I apologize for the lack of updates, but I have been extremely busy with other projects. As a result, I have not kept up with what has been going on with the UTF family. That said, it has come to my attention that Timmy has shut down his message board.
Posted by UTF Admin on Feb 23 2009 | Site Updates, Timmy Cappello, UTF News
At last, Hulu has updated its Miami Vice video library to include more seasons of the hit series. "Theresa" is the name of the episode that Timmy starred in, which you can watch below.
Posted by UTF Admin on Feb 10 2009 | Site Updates, Timmy Cappello, Timmy's Music
Happy (belated) New Year everyone! Despite the economic problems going on world wide, I'm hoping for the best for 2009.
Posted by UTF Admin on Oct 05 2008 | Site Updates, Timmy Cappello, Timmy's Music
I have posted complete audio files of Timmy's two most recent songs, "Shot by a Lover" and "Bible by the Bed," for your listening pleasure.
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