Singer, songwriter and pianist Patrick DeGennaro is a native New Yorker with a classic rock and roll sound. Headlining at BIRDLAND, THE IRIDIUM and most recently THE GREEN ROOM 42 , DeGennaro and his exceptional band have been satisfying audiences and press alike with his high energy, wide range , multi dimensional musical concerts. Piano, bass, drums, electric guitar and cello gives his classic sound a contemporary feel whether in an acoustic unplugged moment or tearing the roof off any legendary club or provocative new venue.
His voice has earned him numerous outstanding major vocalist titles including NIGHTLIFE, BACK STAGE BISTRO AWARD, and numerous MAC AWARDS.
“The powerful singer can caress a ballad as well as belt the blues”
New York Daily News
His songwriting started years ago with his original contributions to many children’s shows and has of late produced 3 CD’s and more recently 2 powerful, well received and reviewed Videos.
“There is no conflict between art and entertainment and DeGennaro proves it”
DeGennaro, a gay man (he/him), through his songs, lyrics and concerts are always integrating a sturdy thread of empowerment, joy and extreme musicality . His latest video TAKE ME TO THE WATER is a tribute to the gay life on Fire Island and is steadily on its way to becoming a summer anthem.
“Sexy…smoldering…Stylistically diverse …””
New York Post
His piano/keyboard skills have seen him playing and/or Musical Directing on the stages of The Bottom Line, Joe’s Pub, CBGB and Fez in New York City along with a run at the Opus Café in Paris.