Gaetano – A Singer/Songwriter/Producer from NYC has written and produced for some of music's most notable names; Ryan Leslie, Bobby V, Shaggy, Fat Joe, to name a few. Gaetano showcases a soulful tone, dynamic vocal range, smooth falsetto, and gorgeous electric guitar solos in his music. His passionate, honest, and authentic approach to music has allowed him to build a growing fan base with ease.
A recent production/writing placement on Ryan Leslie's latest MZRT album is just another one of his many accolades. Track 8 from R Les - “Sounds” ft. Bobby V, showcases Gaetano’s creative melodic capabilities from a production standpoint. Gaetano is also a charismatic, seasoned live performer. He’s opened for some of the biggest names in R&B music, sharing the stage with artists like Musiq Soulchild, Carl Thomas, Eric Benet, & 112.
Gaetano embraces his Italian heritage, and credits much of his musical talent to his Italian upbringing as a child. He grew up listening to a variety of Italian & Latino music. Gaetano began singing Italian songs at a young age - He was just 6 years old when he recorded "O Paese Di O'Sole", his first time ever being in the studio. He has studied and performed everything from Pavarotti, Carlos Santana - to Michael Jackson, D'Angelo, Stevie Wonder, Babyface, Justin Timberlake, Usher, and Pharrell. (Some of G’s personal favorites).
Gaetano released his debut EP, "Fade Away," in 2013, featuring production from Grammy Award Winning producer/songwriter Kaleb "K Quick" Rollins. The project also includes self-produced/written tracks from Gaetano. There's a soulful and honest vibe carried throughout the entire album, and anyone who’s been on either side of love can relate and understand where Gaetano is coming from in his music.
His sophomore EP, “Acoustix,” was just released in October 2015. This acoustic, duet-influenced project is quint-essential Gaetano at its finest. Listeners can anticipate a swooning falsetto, beautiful harmonies, gorgeous guitar solos, and overall a well-produced piece of authentic music that definitely comes from the soul. Download both albums for free at http://www.gaetanomusic1.bandcamp.com.
Learn more about Gaetano at http://www.OfficialGaetano.com