Don’t let his movie-star good looks and gravity defying stage persona fool you – or me – Johnny Pisano is one well-grounded, well rounded bassist. Doubling on upright and electric, Pisano plies his craft as the situation warrants – from punk to funk and back again and all the permutations thereof – blues, fusion, folk, reggae, cabaret, old school rock and roll, alternative rock….
Johnny Pisano “One Guitar Mon” https://youtu.be/XtBzTCuM8xQ
A singer, composer, sideman, solo recording artist, t-shirt designer, Johnny has anchored on and off Broadway and traveling theatrical productions, and has worked the pocket on stage and on record with the legends: Willie Nile, Bruce Springsteen, Joan Jett, Ryan Adams, Jessie Malin, David Johansen, Robert Gordon, and Marky Ramone to cite a very, very select few.
Dig Pisano with his boss Willie Nile and The Boss https://youtu.be/JjlLPFGuFo0
His lone solo slab to date is a tour de force of NYC rock and roll aptly titled Punk Rock Pizzeria.
Dig Pisano rendering a song from PPR “Superhero” replete with Super Man cape! https://youtu.be/WA6RGW6Egrg
Pisano’s weapons of choice include Fender Precision and Lakeland jazz bass.
And in his spare time, he’s an actor! You’ve seen him in Vinyl, The Sopranos, Law & Order, among others…
However, you’re more likely to see Pisano on stage, as he is among the most in-demand cats in the business. Check out www.JohnnyPisano.Com