LAKEWOOD, NJ - Pete Cannarozzi, the organist for the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center in Newark, will be tickling the ivories at FirstEnergy Park on Saturday, September 5th at the BlueClaws 7:05 pm game.
Cannarozzi, who has been with the Devils since 2001, will perform before and during that night's BlueClaws game on an organ set up in the FirstEnergy Park Press Box.
"Pete Cannarozzi has been an outstanding organist with the Devils for 15 years and we are thrilled to bring him to FirstEnergy Park," said Chris Tafrow, BlueClaws Senior VP of Business Development. "We are able to give our fans a unique feel to what promises to be a fun night at the ballpark."
Added Kevin Clark, PA announcer for both the BlueClaws and the Devils: "Not only is Pete a phenomenal musician with an incredible résumé, he has a unique knack for coming up with the perfect song for every situation during a Devils game. He's also one of the nicest people I've met in my 17 years in sports. It's going to be fun working with him on September 5th at FirstEnergy Park."
The BlueClaws game on September 5th is also their Extravaganza of Fun. Gates open at 3:30 pm with free inflatable rides, a petting zoo, and much more. There is a Pig Roast BBQ, a Team Autograph Signing before the game and Kids Run the Bases after the game. For more in the Extravaganza of Fun, click here.
Cannarozzi moved to New York City from Chicago in 1979 where he became a well known synthesizer programmer for many NYC recording sessions. Expanding his high caliber career, he was a regular creative force as a keyboard player and musical arranger for numerous national and internationally based CDs, commercials and films including "My Blue Heaven", "Little Drummer Boy", The Cartoon Network's "Thundercats" and the HBO series "The Babysitters Club".
He has also recorded and toured with many artists including Ashford and Simpson, Luther Vandross, Roberta Flack, George Benson, Chaka Khan, Al Di Meola, John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Currently, he is also the pianist and conductor for Motown Recording Artist Valerie Simpson.
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