John Anthony Trallo

John Anthony Trallo is a professional guitarist/singer/songwriter/music teacher and luthier with over twenty-five years of experience.

All music, & all instruments heard on this site are being performed entirely by John Anthony Trallo 
You are now listening to "Free Flight" written by John Anthony Trallo

Born and raised in South Philadelphia, PA, John began playing the guitar at the age of eleven, and eventually went on to study with world-class master guitarists/teachers: Dennis Sandole (1986-1991), Pat Martino, (1977-1978) Calvin Harris (1974-1976), and Anna Caskerenko (1969-1971). After attending Combs College of Music, he spent the next sixteen years sharpening his musical skills playing in Philadelphia area nightclubs, the Jersey Shore, Atlantic City Casinos, recording studios, and touring the US, Canada, and South America with some of the best rock, blues, and R&B bands as a professional guitarist. Considered one of the more eclectic and versatile guitarists around, John plays 6 & 12 string electric and acoustic guitars, slide guitar, classical guitar, lap steel guitar, ukulele, banjo, bass guitar, violin, and keyboards. His style of playing ranges from: Rock, to Blues, to Funk, to Jazz, to Classical, and everything in between and beyond.

Over the years, John continued his education by taking advanced courses at Community College of Philadelphia, Temple University, and Camden County College earning a BA in Music Education and Psychology and has Certified Accredited Teaching Certificates in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. John is also a Member in Good Standing of Childline of Pennsylvania and has current PA Act 34 & 151 clearances.


John Anthony Trallo is also a supporting member of MusiCares an organization dedicated to providing emergency disaster relief. If you are a musician or other professional in the music industry who has lost housing, goods, instruments, equipment or employment due to natural disaster, or illness, please contact MusiCares and/or the relevant organizations listed in their website. There may be help available. http://www.grammy.com/MusiCares/Disaster_Relief/


After coming off 'the road', John settled in Gloucester Twp., New Jersey. However, in 2002, he moved to the rural Endless Mountains of Sullivan County, PA, which he now calls home. There, John teaches m
usic, has a stringed instrument repair shop, and performs and records locally and out of the area with various musicians, the band EFB, Sax Daddy & Friends, American Idol- Aaron Kelly, Hadley & The Vision, and as a solo artist. John has also just completed recording his first solo album entitled "Free Flight" on CD which features five of his original compositions, and some interesting arrangements of a few 'cover' songs.

*You can hear/request selected tracks from this album on internet radio ChiliTech.FM by clicking here: http://www.chilitech.fm/index.html
Just type in the album title:
"Free Flight" in the search queue, or type my name in the artist search.

2013-2014

 
John is currently composing and recording music for his
second solo album soon to be released. Also... The band "Brownpenny" (formerly "EFB"), (which features John on lead electric & acoustic guitars, slide guitar, bass, and banjo) is writing and recording a follow up album to "American Holiday", "Eclecticity", and "Chapters" which you can listen to by clicking here:
http://www.brownpenny.net

2016
John has just finished producing a new album entitled "Gettin' A New Tattoo" by Hadley & The Vision scheduled to be released in the fall of 2016 
Listen to the title track here:
    Gettin’ A New Tattoo (Hadley)

Hadley: 12 string acoustic guitar, piano, vocals

Chris Olsen: drums

John Trallo: electric guitars, fretless bass, string arrangements

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