Biography

"Jeff Celentano started his musical career by playing keyboard in bar bands long before he was old enough to drink. Coming from a mostly rock and roll background, Jeff has had the honor of sharing the stage with classic artists such as America, The Little River Band, and occasionally  tours in the backing band for legendary founding member of The Beach Boys, Al Jardine. Jeff can also be seen performing in the Beach Boys tribute band, Good Vibrations and is a founding member of the popular indie pop band Tripsitterwith whom he's released two critically acclaimed albums. Jeff is also a member of the popular vocal jazz quartet, Fifth Avenue where he has performed with such Vegas luminaries as Clint Holmes and George Wallace.

As a solo piano performer, Jeff boasts an extensive repertoire of hundreds of songs and is able to accommodate any musical request. A virtual "human jukebox", Jeff recently completed a contract with Carnival Cruise Lines as the featured Piano Bar Entertainer in “Billie’s Piano Bar” aboard the Carnival Legend during the Summer/Fall of 2009. Jeff was most recently the keyboardist and lead vocalist for comedian/impressionist/television star, Frank Caliendo for his long running show at the Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

A fixture on the Las Vegas music and entertainment scene for 13 years, Jeff Celentano is a multi-talented professional that will bring your event to life with music, humor and class."

Welcome

Welcome to this mini-site. Here you'll find information on my various creative projects, professional endeavors and experience in an easy, one-stop location. For information on any of my musical or professional services, contact me at 702-355-0492 or jeff@jeffsounds.net

Enjoy and thanks for visiting.

Jeff Celentano

Available Albums

Promotional and Live Photos

Work History

Work History
May 2005 - Present

Keyboards/Lead and Background Vocals/Co-creator and Writer

Good Vibrations The Definitive Tribute to The Beach Boys

Formed while touring with founding Beach Boy, Al Jardine, Good Vibrations brings the history of The Beach Boys to life in a multimedia production featuring live musical performance, video, dancers and costumes in a complete retrospective. Good Vibrations has performed at venues and corporate functions all over the world and proudly continues their professional association with various founding and long-time touring members of the  Beach Boys organization.

Jun 2006 - Present

Lead and Background Vocalist/2nd Tenor

Fifth Avenue Vocal Jazz

Fifth Avenue specializes in four-part vocal harmony in the tradition of The Hi-Lo's, The Four Freshmen, The Manhattan Transfer and The Singers Unlimited. Fifth Avenue has performed for numerous national, public, private and corporate functions and events throughout the group's 25 year history.

Oct 2009 - May 2011

Keyboardist/Vocalist

The Frank Caliendo Show Live At The Monte Carlo

Keyboardist and lead vocalist with comedian/impressionist Frank Caliendo at the Monte Carlo in Las Vegas. Known by millions for his dead-on impressions of such celebrities as Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro, John Madden, former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, Dr. Phil, Jay Leno and dozens more, as well as myriad of television appearances and live stage performances, Caliendo’s new show is a dynamic mix of high-energy comedy and fast-paced impressions enhanced by live music, video sketches and much more.

May 2009 - Oct 2009

Piano Bar Entertainer

Carnival Cruise Lines

Contracted with Carnival Cruise Lines as the Piano Bar Entertanier inside "Billie's Piano Bar" aboard the Carnival Legend during the summer/fall 2009. Performed 5 hours a night, 6 nights a week for the Legend's seven day cruise from Tampa, Fla. through the Western Carribean. Entertained to capacity crowds during an all request piano bar show as well as performed for various functions including weddings, receptions and outdoor events.

Education

Education
Sep 1996 - Jun 1998

Music Business Certificate, Music and Entertainment Business Studies

UCLA Extension

Principle study of the music industry in the areas of Acquisition and Release (A & R), touring, marketing, legal issues, publishing, and artist management.