Lead Vocals, Miscellaneous Percussion
Bobby Rettino, an extremely talented vocalist and DJ. Bobby, Tony and Chris work together as the core of City Express Band and Tony T. Entertainment. Perfect Timing Band will be appearing with Bobby on limited engagements in the tri-state area.
Gina has been performing and belting out songs since the age of 6. Her passion has always been singing. Gina has been the lead vocalist for the top 40 band RIO for 25 years! She was a finalist in the CT star search contest and found herself singing with Vince Gill at the Chevrolet Theater in Wallingford, CT in front of 5,000 people. Gina’s mother was a trained opera singer and studied with Rosa Ponsel for many years. Gina took the tools her mom gave her and translated them into a strong alto voice with a trained ear for great pitch and harmonizing technique. Gina’s mission is, “to make people feel as good as I feel when I’m singing. If I do that, then I did what I set out to do!!”. She is a very versatile vocalist and can sing everything from Motown classics to R & B, pop, disco, and rock. She adds a unique blend to the band’s vocals and compliments their stage presence with a great energy. Gina was also a member of Higher and Higher Band for over 5 years. Gina is a consummate professional and can handle any MC duties for weddings or private affairs! You can find her performing with other popular area groups! She’s amazing!
Lead Vocals, Keyboards
Christian adds a wide variety of sounds and full orchestrations that add to Perfect Timing’s special sound. From brass, winds, strings, and piano, to record scratches and rhythm loops, Chris provides a wealth of sound colors. Chris has been playing for over 40 years and holds a Masters Degree in Music. Chris lives and breathes music 24/7. Chris also performed with Higher & Higher from 2005 – 2015. Chris was a member of Voices™ (ATCO – Atlantic Records – see YouTube™ video below) for over 10 years as keyboardist and song writer. Acting as co-arranger and keyboardist on The Solution (Last Kingdom Records – distributed by Vision Records), Chris worked with the legendary Ms. Betty Wright who co-produced the album. He has programmed synthesizers for many major international recording artists, and played on many recording projects. Chris served as musical director and composer for the off-Broadway show Ministry of Progress. He has recently completed programming synthesizers, and electronic drums for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Whistle Down The Wind (on national tour), Walmartopia (off Broadway), A Ring of Fire, the Broadway musical (Barrymore Theater) based on the music of Johnny Cash, and All Shook Up (on national tour) based on the music of Elvis Presley (http://www.designsounds.com). Chris programmed and performed with Wendy Carlos, world renowned synthesist, programmer, and performer at the Bach at the Beacon concert held at the Beacon Theater in NYC. Wendy is best known for her works Switched on Bach, soundtracks from Beauty and the Beast, A Clockwork Orange, Disney’s Tron and so much more. Chris is known mostly for his work with Kurzweil Music Systems (a leading synthesizer manufacturer) where he directed product development for over 12 years, working with artists such as Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Pink Floyd, Moody Blues and many others. Chris handles Perfect Timing’s marketing duties and all website responsibilities.
Tony began playing the drums in 1962 at age 5 performing at weddings with his dad’s wedding band. His father played with the Benny Goodman Orchestra! During his early years he competed in many competitions at St. Benedict’s Marching Fife & drum Corp. He formally studied music at Queen’s College and the City University of New York, Tony began his work on Broadway playing as a pit musician for shows such as Jersey Boys, Rock of Ages, and others. He has appeared on national TV shows such as SNL, David Letterman, Dancing with the Stars American Idol, America’s Got Talent and others. He has performed both with the Buddy Rich Orchestra, and the Gene Krupa Orchestra. He performs with many groups under his own company Tony T. Entertainment (http://www.tonytorchestra.com) and a sister company, City Express Entertainment (http://cityexpressentertainment.com) playing for weddings, corporate affairs, and in recording sessions. He has appeared on numerous recordings with many gifted entertainers.