Artist Profile – Chris Capozza
|Artist: Chris Capozza
Hometown: Lehigh Valley, PA
Music Genre: Alternative / Indie / Rock
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|At the age of 6, Chris remembers singing at his first wedding with the reassurance of his family. The song was King Of The Road by Roger Miller and Chris was instantly bitten by the allure of the stage after that. He began singing in the choir at school and at the age of 8 started playing violin at the urging of his father. By the time he turned 13, Chris switched to the guitar after getting a Fender Telecatser and Peavey amp for Chritsmas. After graduating from high school, Chris attended Northampton Community College to study music theory with the encouragement of his teacher and family. Shortly after that, his band Bullet was discovered playing in a New Jersey club by Media 5 Entertainment of Live and Fuel fame. He then began touring with Bullet, Gandalf and Idle Threats over the next 12 years. Some of the the bands that Chris has toured with or opened for include: Gregg Allman, Dave Mason, The Guess Who, Molly Hatchet, The Pat Travers Band, Twisted Sister, Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad), The Hooters (Eric Bazilian), The Good Rats, Zebra, Fuel, Live, Savatage (The Trans-Siberian Orchestra), The Sharks, Blue Oyster Cult, The A’s, Greg Howe and Enuff Z’nuff.
If I wasn’t a musician, I’d be: I’d be an archeologist
Favorite musician: Joe Satriani
What’s on my MP3 player: I don’t own one, believe it or not!
Favorite city to tour in: Philadelphia
Favorite type of music growing up: Classic rock as in Led Zep, Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, Rush, Emerson Lake & Palmer and Van Halen.k
My greatest love: Music is, and has always been my passion
My hero: My Dad
What I’m reading: Reading… what’s that?
What I’m watching: The Big Bang Theory, Seinfeld reruns, King Of Queens reruns, Myth Busters, The History Channel, Unsolved Mysteries, Sunday Night Football
What I drive: Hyundai Elantra
First job: the graveyard shift at Easton News Company stuffing inserts into the daily newspaper
Talent I’d most like to have: I would love to be able to heal people
Favorite food: Chinese
My bucket list: that would be to travel abroad extensively
My motto: Music is love in search of a word
My favorite Greg Bennett guitar model: The MB80F
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