Born into a musical
family, Joe Vitale is a veteran musician and drummer whose career has
spanned over forty years of touring, recording, song writing, and
producing with legendary and Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame artists.
Along with vocals, he also plays percussion, keyboards and flute.
His drumming encompasses all styles of music. A dedicated
professional, his quality of performance is evident in his resume.
He has recorded and toured with Ted
Nugent, Joe Walsh, Dan Fogelberg, Peter Frampton, The Eagles, Crosby,
Stills and Nash, and CSNY to name a few. In addition, he has
recorded with Rick Derringer, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Keith
Richards, Bill Wyman, Ronnie Wood, Van Morrison, Carl Wilson, Don
Felder, Boz Scaggs, John Entwhistle and many others.
Joe Vitale’s songs & performances
have appeared in many movies & TV : Spy Games, Joe Dirt, The 40 Year
Old Virgin, The Warriors, Devil’s Rejects, Beverly Hillbillies,
History of the Eagles, Fringe, That 70’s Show, just to name a few.
Vitale has also co-produced albums
for Joe Walsh, Stephen Stills, CSN & CSNY. His many
songwriting credits include the classic Joe Walsh song, “Rocky
Mountain Way,” and also, “Pretty Maids All in a Row,” from The Eagles
classic album, “Hotel California,” both co-written with Joe Walsh.
He has three solo albums, “Roller
Coaster Weekend,” “Plantation Harbor,” and “Speaking In Drums,”
a book, “Back Stage Pass,” about his career in music. He’s also
produced his son, Joe Jr.’s, first album, “Dancing with Shadows.”
In 2010 and 2011 Joe played drums
for the historic “Buffalo Springfield Reunion”
Joe continues to tour, record, write and produce. He's also added to
his resume, counselor and music director at Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp.
He has no plans for slowing down. You can read more about Joe
on his website: