Biography of Charles Calello
Charles Calello is a famous American producer, arranger, conductor and composer with over 100 Billboard chart records, of which 38 have been in the top 10. Born in New Jersey, Calello attended Newark Arts High School and the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.
In the late 1950s, Calello was a member of Frankie Valli’s group « The Four Lovers ». In 1962, he became the group’s musical arranger by then recalled « The Four Seasons » and join it also as their bassist in 1965.
Later Calello departed the group, to become a staff arranger and producer at Columbia Records. In 1968, Calello became a demanded independent producer and arranger, moreover he arranged Frank Sinatra’s album Watertown, written by Bob Gaudio.
Calello has also worked with other famous artists such as Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Roberto Carlos, Neil Diamond, Al Kooper, Bruce Springsteen, Laura Nyro, Engelbert Humperdinck, Ray Charles, Bobby Vinton, Janis Ian,Barry Manilow, Juice Newton, Nancy Sinatra, the Highwaymen, and many others.
In 1979 he had his own hit record with a disco version of “Sing, Sing, Sing”
In 1992 he became the principal arranger and conductor of the Florida Symphonic Sunshine Pops Orchestra and since continues working on differents projects with various renowned artists in particular international.
For more information go to www.charlescalello.com
Nota : biography by courtasy of information.