Mark Matteo

Profile:
Born on September 26, 1958. Mark Matteo earned a Bachelor's degree in music from the Dana School of Music with a major in Guitar, and a minor in Music Theory.
Then he started out as the new lead singer and lead guitarist of the Pittsburgh R&B/Dance Cover band, Gigolo back in 1984 after former lead singer and guitarist Sputzy Sparacino left to join Modern Man. Then in 1988, Mark left Gigolo and then started playing with Sputzy as the new lead guitarist of Modern Man after Buddy Hall had left. They played together in Modern Man from 1988 till 1991. Then both Sputzy and Mark went their separate ways. Sputzy went on to play with his new band in 1991 at the time, Sputzy & The Soul Providers. While Mark went on to perform several national acts with Famers Little Anthony And The Imperials, Gary U.S. Bonds, Peter Noone, Bo Diddley, The Platters, The Soul Providers, N Sync, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Aaron Carter, and then finally in 2001, he went on to play with his band he had formed, No Bad Ju Ju. Where he now has taken full leadership.

Mark has also written, performed and produced several radio/TV jingles, and industrial videos. Credits include 84 Lumber, Giant Eagle, The Pittsburgh Pirates, and Iron City Beer.
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Mark Matteo Discography Tracks

Vocals

none Mark Matteo - Precious / Gold Finger Baby album art Gigolo (5) Gigolo (5) - Precious / Gold Finger Baby(12", Single) Gigolo none US 1984 Sell This Version
none Mark Matteo - Breathe Life album art Brian Kent All I Wanna Be Brian Kent - Breathe Life(CD, Album, Dig) Solid Sound Records (5), Centaur Records none US 2008 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

none Mark Matteo - Precious / Gold Finger Baby album art Gigolo (5) Gigolo (5) - Precious / Gold Finger Baby(12", Single) Gigolo none US 1984 Sell This Version
Mark Matteo - Aaron Carter album art Aaron Carter Aaron Carter - Aaron Carter (Album) Ultrapop, Edel, Spectra Talent Inc, Trans Continental Records Taiwan 1997 Sell This Version
Mark Matteo - *NSYNC album art *NSYNC Crazy For You *NSYNC - *NSYNC (Album) RCA, BMG Germany 1997 Sell This Version
none Mark Matteo - Breathe Life album art Brian Kent Don't Stop Believin' (2007 NYC Pride Mix) and 1 more… Brian Kent - Breathe Life(CD, Album, Dig) Solid Sound Records (5), Centaur Records none US 2008 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

none Mark Matteo - Breathe Life album art Brian Kent All I Wanna Be Brian Kent - Breathe Life(CD, Album, Dig) Solid Sound Records (5), Centaur Records none US 2008 Sell This Version