The Pete Ellman Big Band and Sal Valentinetti
January 7, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Pete Ellman Big Band
Considered to be one of the best big bands in the country Pete has performed with nationally known artists such as Wayne Newton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Aretha Franklin, Bob Newhart, and many more. Members of Pete’s eighteen piece band have played with Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Harry Connick Jr., Quincy Jones, Count Basie, Wynton Marsalis, Maynard Ferguson, Woody Herman and many more….
In 2016, made his debut on Season 11 of the NBC hit show “America’s Got Talent.” That night, the 20-year-old college student went from delivering Pizzas for his cousin’s restaurant, to delivering what’s considered one of the best performances in AGT history.For the Finals, his performance consisted of singing Bobby Darin‘s “Mack The Knife.” All judges gave him standing ovations. For the Finale, his performance consisted of singing “December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)” with The Jersey Boys.
Since racking up over 350 million views worldwide with his captivating AGT audition, the celebrated charismatic crooner has been invited to appear in hundreds of sold-out solo performances on stages around the world. From Madison Square Garden in NYC, to opening for Jay Leno in Las Vegas, to selling out the legendary NYCB Theater at Westbury like all of the greats before him; it’s safe to say that Sal is only getting started.