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Cuomo, Bill (October 1946-Present)

He is a keyboard player, arranger, producer and songwriter who has appeared with many artists and groups during the course of his career.  These include Alabama, Paul Anka, Bad Company, Natalie Cole, Don Henley, Russell Hitchcock , Thelma Houston, Kiss, Mark Knopfler, Greg Lake, Little River Band, Richard Marx, Country Joe McDonald, Randy Meisner, Stevie Nicks, Dolly Parton, Steve Perry, Jim Photoglo, The Pointer Sisters, Smokey Robinson, Kenny Rogers , Buffy Sainte-Marie, Rick Springfield, Survivor, Tanya Tucker and Whitesnake and he performed on the hits “Bette Davis Eyes” by Kim Carnes and “Can’t Fight This Feeling” by REO Speedwagon.

Albums he has featured on as an artist or producer include Fandango by Herb Alpert , It’s the World Gone Crazy by Glen Campbell , Alamo Bay by Ry Cooder, Nightline by Randy Crawford, Don’t You Love Me Anymore by Engelbert Humperdinck, Headroom by Don McLean, Christmas Time Again by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Special Part of Me by Johnny Mathis , Physical by Olivia Newton John, Sudan Village by Seals & Crofts, Emotion by Barbra Streisand, Dad Loves His Work by James Taylor and the soundtracks of Salsa, Footloose and Sweet November.

In the movies he was the arranger of the James Bond Never Say Never Again and a composer on That Was Then…This is Now.

Moving from Los Angeles to Nashville he built his own studio and started Manzanita Recording and is also a co-owner of the internet label Sonic Sorbet Records, which he started in 1999 with Beeb Birtles.

Herb Alpert recordings
Angel (Juan Carlos Calderon )
A&M 2422-S, 02422-B (US45)
Route 101 (Juan Carlos Calderon )
A&M 2422-S, 02422-A

Here he is talking about technology in music…