Richie Cannata

Original Billy Joel Band / The Lords of 52nd Street

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Richie Cannata has worked with Billy Joel, Celine Dion, The Beach Boys, Bernie Williams and the list goes on. This New Yorker, born and raised in Brooklyn/Long Island, has music in his blood. Richie studied classical piano growing up, but it doesn’t stop there. He also studied clarinet, flute, keyboards and saxophone with the tenor saxophone being his forte. Richie has played saxophone on records that have totaled 150 million units sold, and is currently performing all over the world with the original Billy Joel band, The Lords of 52nd Street. He is also a member of the Long Island Music Hall of Fame, and owner of the world-famous recording studio Cove City Sound Studios.