2017 Legacy Articles

Clarence Way 2017 Legacy

1945-1992 Clarence was a solo pianist/organist noted for playing old-time tunes in popular clubs along Old Falls Street in the 70’s. He was also a piano and organ teacher for many years in Niagara Falls. He is remembered fondly as being a great man and musician.

Chuck Tormino 2017 Legacy

1945-1992 Charles “Chuck” Toarmino, was a professional singer, drummer and band leader. He was a widely known entertainer in Niagara and Erie counties in the 1960s, '70s and '80s. A native of Niagara Falls, Toarmino had his own band, Chuck and The Counts playing with...

Tommy Tedesco 2017 Legacy

1930-1997 Thomas J. Tedesco, a native of Niagara Falls New York moved to the West Coast in the 1960’s to become one of the most sought after studio musicians in Hollywood of all time. A master guitar player and a member of the famous Wrecking Crew, he played over 20...

Tony Surace 2017 Legacy

Tony Surace was a renowned and talented professional piano player in the city of Niagara Falls for many years. He performed with many fellow accomplished artists in local clubs and across the country. He played with the popular Scinta Brothers from Buffalo New York....