Bob Esterle, Saxophones, has performed in a wide variety of musical groups--from symphony orchestras to Jazz big bands--throughout Ohio. He has backed up such artists as The Rat Pack (Las Vegas Tribute Group), Michael Cavanaugh (from the Broadway Production of "Movin' Out"), Frankie Avalon, Bobby Caldwell, Olivia Newton-John, Sandy Duncan, Ray Charles, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, The Platters, The Fifth Dimension, Rich Little, and Joan Rivers. His recording credits include the Summit Toy Company, jingles for the Cleveland Indians Franchise's cable sports program "Tribe TV," the Prudential Insurance Company (National Advertisement), Geauga Lake Amusement Park, and various local radio stations.
Domnic Reto, Piano/Keyboards, has enjoyed music for many years. He has a great ear and a real knack for making people stop and listen to his talent for tickling the ivories! Dominic began playing the piano when he was ten years old. He started taking lessons in Warren, Ohio and studied music through the next ten years with a variety of teachers covering technique, theory, style and history. Dominic was able to develop a truly appealing style of his own playing genres ranging from Smooth Jazz, Jazz Standards and Jazz Fusion to contemporary Blues, Motown and Classic Rock. He has written and performed several songs and over the years has enhanced ensembles including Traces, Cruise Control, John Morton & Friends and The Steve Cipriano Band.
Warren Henry, Bass, currently plays professionally throughout Northeast Ohio and teaches guitar and bass at his own small music store in Chagrin Falls aptly titled “Warren Henry Music.” Warren was a Jazz Studies major on guitar at The University of Akron in the 1980’s and was a member of the Jazz-Fusion band, Osmosis, which was listed in Musician Magazine's 25 Top Unsigned Bands category.
James “J.R.” Richley, Drums, has performed internationally as both a drummer and percussionist in a wide variety of musical styles. From his early days as a staff studio musician for Walt Disney Productions in Los Angeles, he has gone on to record albums for numerous record labels including Universal Records (with producer John Simon), MCA, Atlantic, Koch Jazz, 1201 Music, Seismic and Blaster records. His Radio, DVD and Television credits include performances on PBS, Michael Feldman’s National Public Radio (NPR) show “WhadYa’ Know?,” “A Christmas Spectacular” for Dish Network, and numerous others. J.R.'s extensive international touring credits include performances on both drums and percussion in France, Germany, Austria, Holland, Greenland, Switzerland, Ireland, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and almost every state in the USA. He has also worked with a myriad of artists, including Olivia Newton-John, Gloria Estefan, Mary Wilson (The Supremes), Ben Vereen, Jason White, The Janglers, 5 by Design, Bill Watrous, Donald Byrd, Clark Terry and Steinway Piano artist Joe Augustine. J.R. is an active Artist/Endorser and educational clinician for Joyful Noise Snare Drums, Ayotte Drum Company, Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals, Vater Percussion Drumsticks, Mike Balter Mallets, LiveWires In-Ear Earphones, Randall May International and StickTape.
:: CLIENT COMMENTS ::
"Jerry Bruno Productions helped make our wedding amazing! The band was great-helped create the mood we wanted for our cocktail hour. DJ Mike Alexander is beyond fabulous! He was our favorite person to work with during our planning process. Overall, I would 100% recommend Jerry Bruno Productions in the future!" Ashley (Mayer) Skubak - Oct 1, 2011 @ Hyatt Regency at the Arcade
"Esto Jazz exceeded our expectations. I would highly recommend them. Over 600 people attended our 2010 Luxury Products Show. It was the most successful event in our company's history and having Esto Jazz perform made the event even better." Sheldon Edelman, Edelman Plumbing Supply Grand Opening - May 13, 2010
"I have gotten so much positive feedback from the employees and their spouses regarding your trio. I personally thought that the song selections and quality of the music exceptional and plan on requesting that your band play our holiday party in 2010. We were totally pleased with your performance." Marianna Larew, Therm-O-Link Holiday Party - Dec. 16, 2009 @ Leo's Ristorante
"The trio worked out great and we got a lot of compliments! I'll certainly refer them in the future!" Sonja Keane, Marriott Cleveland Airport - Nov. 4, 2009
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