02/22/17 Billy Joel Saxophonist – Richie Cannata

Richie Cannata has worked with Billy Joel, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez, the Beach Boys, Bernie Williams and the list goes on. This New Yorker, born and raised in Brooklyn then Long Island has music in his blood. Richie Cannata studied classical piano growing up, but it doesn’t stop there. He also studied the clarinet, flute, keyboards, and saxophone with the tenor saxophone being his forte.
Richie currently plays with Lords of 52nd Street with former Billy Joel band members, drummer Liberty DeVitto and guitarist Russell Javors.


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