Who is this JOE REFANO anyway?!?


So who is this Joe Refano anyway?

There’s no simple answer to that question. To paraphrase Dan Ackroyd, “He’s both a floor wax and a breath mint”.

He's a father and husband...lifelong NY JETS fan...a lover of the tropics...A professional Beatlemaniac...Words With Friends devotee...certified SCUBA diver...musician...NY MET aficionado...avid aquarist...businessman...vegetable gardener...a blogger...NY Knick supporter...and beach bum...to  name a few.

Joe Refano is the President of the multi award-winning production boutique MEDIA MECHANIX located in Huntington New York.  Along with his longtime friend, partner, collaborator and Vice President Paul Brokaw, MEDIA MECHANIX produces Video for Business; TV and Radio Commercials; Original Music and Jingles; Various Sound Design and Telephone Messaging. 

Click this link to visit that site.  MEDIA MECHANIX

He is also an award-winning writer, producer, musician and  voice-over artist having voiced and recorded over 5000 commercials, videos, phone messages etc.  

He shoots and he directs TV Commercials and Video for Business. 

He’s a composer and songwriter having written hundreds of songs, jingles and instrumental tracks appearing regularly on TV, in films and in advertising campaigns all over the world. He is a member of ASCAP, MCPS and the Professional Composers of America. You can hear REFANO-BROKAW music by clicking the  MY SONGS and MY INSTRUMENTAL TRACKS on this web site or by visiting the SONOTON web site here SONOTON PRODUCTION MUSIC  and searching their names

Joe Refano is also a professional musician who has appeared all over the world with HERMAN"S HERMITS starring Peter Noone

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Joe Refano, Peter Noone, Vance Brescia

and with former Monkee MICKEY DOLENZ.  As well as many other popular bands over the years including

 the power trio MAGIC in 1968...Joe & Steve Scotto...the bassist didn't make the shot (and I can't remember his name anyway hahahahaha)

Allman’s sound-a-like TINDER...in the 70's

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Jeff Levitt,  (back) Steve Scotto, (front) George Elefonte, (front) Mason Randall, (back) Joe Refano

pop-rock band extraordinaire NO SOAP...in the 70's and 80's

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(back) Paul Brokaw, Bob Corso, Paul Leary, Doug Wood, Joe Refano

THE DENICE GIVEN BAND in the 90's

l t r  Wayne Sabosto, Tony Tallarico, Conrad Taylor, Denice Given,  Joe Refano, Vance Brescia

in 2014 I helped form and performed with TUESDAY AFTERNOON, a Moody Blues Tribute

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Joe Refano, Wayne Sabosto, George Tebbit, Tony Tallarico and Mike Ponella.

Did some serious jamming with  the classic R N B and blues band ROCKET 88...in the 80's 90' and early 2000's...

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Joe Refano, Tom DeMeco, George Christ, Jim Dolega, (Off screen Kenn Paresi, Brian Albano, Arno Hect)

and the past 13 years with one of the premier Beatles Tributes, my band, THE LIVERPOOL SHUFFLE

Click here to visit that site  THE LIVERPOOL SHUFFLE

Just recently I've been performing the original music of THE STOLLER BROTHERS BAND with my childhood friend and a great musician and songwriter Lesley Stoller.

l t r  Joe Refano, Lesley Stoller, Brad Stoller

Seen here with LENNON LIVES featuring Tony Garofalo as John Lennon.  This shot was taken at 89 North last October at the John Lennon Birthday celebration. Click here to visit the Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/Lennon-LIVES-1063602930381568/

So very glad you stopped by! ;-)

You can connect with JOE REFANO

Joe's Blog  www.joerefanosBIGMOUTH.com

and at these email addresses:

joeysmx@verizon.net

solutions@media-mechanix.com

joeref@theliverpoolshuffle.com

or on FACEBOOK

at https://www.facebook.com/joe.refano

or on TWITTER

at joeref

or on INSTAGRAM

at jref51253

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on TWITTER at TheShuffle1

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