All the keyboard orchestrations and arrangements that mesmerize and transport audiences come from the genius of Butch Barbella.
Born and raised in the Bronx, New York. , Butch has been a musician his entire life.
Butch was the former Music Director of The Duprees, The Earls and DION. Butch\'s credits include writing the score and theme song for the motion picture “A BRONX TALE”, starring Robert DeNiro and Chazz Palminteri. The Band is named after the movie\'s theme song, STREETS OF THE BRONX. Butch also worked with CHER on the music for her motion picture, FAITHFUL. In 2000, Butch ushered DION into his 6th Decade of hit-making and wrote DION\'s comeback hit record SHU-BOP, THE LOST TRACK.
Butch was Musical Director and wrote all the original music for the motion picture, “THE DUKES”. Staring, writer/director Robert Davi along with Chazz Palminteri and Peter Bagdnovich. All original music was performed by Butch Barbella’s “STREETS OF THE BRONX” band. Keep your eyes open for the release of this film sometime this year.
Currently, Butch is working on “New York Street Games”, a documentary where he will be composing the original movie score. To see the trailer of this movie and more information please go to www.newyorkstreetgames.com.