Dave Papa Giorgio, born in Philadelphia, is an American singer/songwriter, professional musician, and Band Leader for EBE’s Love 77. He has been with EBE for 12 years.
Dave’s main instruments are Bass, Guitar, and Drums, though he also plays Piano and Cello. He majored in Jazz Improvisation as a music performance major at Temple University and worked for decades in the inner city. He also toured the country for 3 years, traveling as far north as Canada and as far south as the Florida Keys!
He has produced artists from diverse genres such as Indie rock, hardcore, pop, hip hop, r&b, and jazz. He’s also a top Audio Book Producer, and mainly writes and records indie rock as an original artist.
With more than 30 years in the industry, Dave Papa Giorgio has played over 2000 events all over the country and with many hundreds of different musicians. He has 2 Gold records to date.
We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Dave and interview him for this Q&A piece in an effort to get to know him better and discover what it is that makes him tick.
Q: What genre of music is your “specialty”?
A: Classics: Van Morrison, Sinatra, Springsteen
Q: Who is your hero?
A: My dad
Q: What is your favorite movie?
A: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Q: What is your zodiac sign?
Q: Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
A: Aside from being a vocalist, I am also an audiobook narrator.
Q: What is your go-to at karaoke?
A: Thunder Road
Q: If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
A: My home-made meatballs!
Q: If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to and why?
A: 1875 so I could party with Mozart!
Q: If you were a superhero, what powers would you have?
A: The ability to calm any situation. To bring order to chaos. To make people happy. Oh, wait. I already do that! 😉
Q: Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life?
A: Bruce Willis
Q: What’s the craziest thing you’ve done in the name of love?
A: Proposed to my wife on Action News (search youtube: “dave and merri get engaged”) or go directly to: https:
Q: If you could join any past or present music group, which would you want to join?
A: Led Zeppelin
Q: If you had to describe yourself as an animal, which one would it be and why?
A: A bear. I go into hibernation and sleep during the months, then wake up and rock the world during the
busy season, lol!
Q: What was the best event you ever worked?
A: The Mann Music Center
Q: What motivates you to work hard?
A: My work ethic was instilled in me when I went to work for my father (I was 9 years old). It’s just a natural thing for me.
Q: What is your favorite thing about your career?
A: I get to work with amazing people, brides, and grooms, who are about to begin the most wonderful journey of their lives. Also, my other work in book publishing involves reading top books. Books and music, two great passions.
ATTEND AN EBE BAND OR DJ WEDDING SHOWCASE
Now that you’ve gotten to know more about Dave, come out and meet him and several of the other EBE Events & Entertainment band members, DJs, and MCs at an upcoming FREE wedding showcase! You’ll be able to experience everything that EBE Events & Entertainment has to offer and enjoy a few hours of food, dancing, and fun!
Seats for each event are limited so register for one of our upcoming events today!