Julie Dellario

Julie Dellario has been singing in bands since she was 19 years old. Such bands include: The Marks Cassara Band, Me & The Boyz, and Unlimited.

You have likely heard Julie's voice on a number of local radio jingles as well.

In 1992 Julie was signed to dance record label Metropolitan Records releasing her first dance single, "One Last Kiss". She has had the opportunity to be the opening act for C&C Music Factory, Deborah Cox, and Stevie B.

Julie works ful-time for Latimore Physical Therapy and is a Distributor for Advocare.

In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her family and friends.

We can always count on Julie to bring that little extra Spark every time The Klick gets together.

Harper Sinclair

Harper Sinclair is a smooth and powerful vocalist and songwriter who began singing at the tender age of 5 in hometown Buffalo, NY. Since then he has gone on to sing in groups of all sizes and styles incl. rnb, soul, gospel, chamber music, jazz, hip hop and pop.

In addition to The Klick, you may find Harper singing original music with The Elementals as well as gigging with The Silver Arrow Band at weddings.

Harper's growing list of influences include, Raphael Sadiiq, John Legend, Musiq SoulChild, Frank Ocean, Stevie Wonder, D'Angelo, The Black Keys, Hiatus Kaiyote and more.

Tony Castronova

From a musical family who have all left a mark on the local scene, Tony's jazz laced guitar riffs, deep groove, and gritty, soulful voice are an integral part of The Klick.

Watching and listening to his older brothers and their bands growing up gave Tony a solid foundation musically, and add a couple of years at the University Of Miami studying music and performance, and then the last 25 years or so working with area bands too numerous to name here, it's easy to understand where his repertoire of infectiously interesting fretwork and bluesy, raw vocal prowess come from.

Greg Gilmore

Greg Gilmore is a published, award-winning composer and keyboard player from Rochester, NY. He has played in numerous local and regional bands including Reporter, Network (with members of Duke Jupiter), Heritage, Me & the Boyz, Goodness, and his original Jazz Fusion band - Hard Logic.

He has shared the stage with REO Speedwagon, Meatloaf, Marshall Tucker, Rickie Lee Jones, Alex Skolnik, Big & Rich, and the late Phoebe Snow among others. He appeared on the National TV show Star Search with the band Reporter in the late 80's and in 2008 took 1st place in the Billboard World Songwriting Contest in the Jazz Category for his song 'Crudites' which was co-written with sax player Paul Deloria.

His songs have been played on over 100 Radio and Internet stations around the world and have reached the top 10 playlists in 3 major markets in the U.S. In addition to playing music, Greg is a software programmer and also an experienced studio engineer who owns his own recording studio.

Michael Edwards

Michael Edwards has been playing and teaching Music in Upstate New York since he graduated from the Crane School of Music in 1990, where he was a winner of the 1988 Crane Concerto competition on Soprano Saxophone. He has always enjoyed being a multi-instrumentalist, and has studied Saxophone, Violin and Viola extensively, though has been known to perform on most Woodwind instruments.

He has shared the stage with numerous big bands, Jazz groups and party bands, and has appeared with artists such as Vic Damone and Wessel Anderson. Michael has been a member of Prime Time Funk since 2008, and with that group has been fortunate to be a part of the Rochester Music Hall of Fame House Band since its inception in 2012. In that role, Michael has had the good fortune to play with numerous Musical celebrities, including Gene Cornish, Rudy Sarzo, Cathy Sledge, Bob McGrath (Bob from Sesame Street), Lou Gramm, Cecilia Calloway, Carmine and Vinnie Appice, Reginald Torian (The Impressions), Russell Thompkins (The Stylistics), and this past year, Michael had the great fortune to Jam with the original James Brown Horn section, including Pee Wee Ellis, Fred Wesly and the great Maceo Parker.

Michael currently teaches out of his private studio in Brighton, NY, and has students of all ages and levels on Strings, Woodwinds, Piano, Guitar and Brass instruments.

Quinn Lawrence

Quinn Lawrence, multi-instrumentalist, has traveled abroad playing trumpet, saxophone, piano and bass.

He has appeared with Jon Faddis, Wynton Marsalis, Wycliffe Gordon, Marcus Printup, Mulgrew Miller, Jay Leonhart, Reginald Veal and Fred Wesley.

Quinn earned his bachelors degree from Eastman School of Music and a Masters Degree from University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music.

Dave Pinto

David Pinto is originally from Smithtown, N.Y. (on Long Island), but has been a resident of the Rochester, N.Y. area since 1993, except for a four year break during which he attended Berklee College of Music in Boston.

After some early formal lessons, he remained self-taught until attending Berklee in 1999, graduating in 2002 with a BS in Electric Bass Performance. While in Boston he studied with Bruce Gertz (Bill Frisell, Mike Stern, Jerry Bergonzi), John Patitucci, Danny Morris (Bo Diddley, Robben Ford) and the legendary Charlie Banacos.

After leaving Berklee, David relocated back to Rochester and has since been associated with many regional acts in a variety of genres, including jazz, funk, rock, latin and big band, in addition to doing recording sessions and working in pit orchestras. In addition to The Klick, his primary project has been Hard Logic, an all original jazz-fusion band.

Billy Goodness

Born in Rochester, NY, Billy's musical journey started out somewhere around the age of four when he discovered the piano at his aunt's house. By the time he turned eight his musical focus had shifted (much to his parent's dismay) to the drums.

Throughout the 70's and 80's Billy played in a number of local Rochester bands including The Neil Marvel Goodtime Band, Sweet Feelin', Last Exit, Yankee, Frontline, and Lickety Split. In 1985 Billy left Rochester and spent many years living and touring out of Nashville.

As a session player in Nashville, he regularly worked with bass players Dee Murray, Willie Weeks, and Bob Babbitt. In addition to session work, Billy was the drummer for Ricky Van Shelton, Dave & Sugar, and toured with Reba, The Judds, Alabama, Randy Travis, Clint Black, Highway 101, Lee Greenwood, Alan Jackson, Willie Nelson, George Jones and many others. In addition to touring, Billy played on several TV shows for The Nashville Network including Nashville Now (the old Ralph Emery program), The Grand Ole Opry, and Hee Haw and also appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, The Grammy Awards, Austin City Limits, The Country Music Awards, The American Music Awards, and The Peoples Choice Awards programs. Recently, Billy was the drummer/band leader for up-and-coming Nashville Artist, Sean Patrick McGraw and the founder of the band Goodness.

Billy continues to work as a session player here in Upstate New York having played on sessions for Russell Thompkins Jr., Jackie Gore, Krista Marie (The Farm), Claudia Hoyser, Kate Lee (O'Connor Band), and many others.

Billy is endorsed by DW Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Evans Drumheads, Vater Sticks, KAT Electronics, and Tune-Bot. He is also a regular contributor to the Drum Forum, an international online community of drummers.

THE BAND

These are the people that make the music:


Julie

Julie Dellario

Lead Vocals

Harold

Harper Sinclair

Lead Vocals

Tony

Tony Castronova

Guitar & Vocals

Greg

Greg Gilmore

Keyboards


Quinn

Quinn Lawrence

Trumpet

Mike

Michael Edwards

Saxophones & Horn Arrangements

Dave

Dave Pinto

Bass

Billy

Billy Goodness

Drums & Vocals

THE MUSIC

Want to know what we sound like? Listen below!

We play music from: Mingo Fishtrap, The Brand New Heavies, Jon Cleary, Incognito, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Rumer, Papa Grows Funk, Daryl Hall, Phil Collins, Chaka Khan, Amy Winehouse, Toto, Prince, Trombone Shorty, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, John Mayer, Sting, Buddy Miles, Oleta Adams, and more.

THE BUZZ

People are talkin'!


"We saw your band last weekend and loved it! You guys are so much different than all of the usual local bands we see when we go out. We'll be sure to see you again. I just signed up for your email list."

Amy & Josh
Fairport, NY

"Your band sounded great last night. I just loved all the songs you picked. There were some I knew and some I didn't but they all sounded great. I think you guys are my new favorite local band. Loved it!"

Kimberly
Greece, NY

 


"Awesome! Caught you guys at Sticky Lips the other night and was blown away. Not at all what I expected. I will definitely be out to see you again."

Mike
Rochester, NY

"Wow! Just Wow! We were out for dinner and were just getting ready to leave when your band started. We ended up staying until you guys quit."

Bob & Brenda
Webster, NY

 


"First time hearing you last night (at the Rochester International Jazz Festival) and I'm an instant fan!!"

Michelle
Rochester, NY

"We heard your set last night at the Jazz Festival. You guys were on fire!"

Adam & Bridget
Boston, MA

 

Our Schedule

We will be updating our schedule regularly so please remember to check back often.

You can also get our schedule updates sent to you by simply signing up for our contact list below!

Vernazza

Lovin' Cup

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018

300 Park Point Dr, Rochester, NY 14623

$5 Admission

Show 8:30-10:30 PM

Vernazza

Three Heads Brewing

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018

186 Atlantic Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

$5 Admission

Show 8:00-10:00 PM

Vernazza

Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018

830 Jefferson Rd., Rochester, NY 14623

$5 Admission

Show 8:45-10:45 PM

PHOTOS

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