Lou is a Guitarist, Songwriter, Performer, Teacher, Pub Rocker, String Bender, & Fret Board Explorer from New York. He currently plays with Joe Rock & The All Stars, the Blues Rock band Az Iz , and Contemporary Jazz band Alpha Rhythm. Lou also plays many solo acoustic shows as well, and was a member of Breakaway and also works with Killer Joe & The Lido Soul Review, playing old school Blues, Rock, R&B, & Soul, all over Long Island, New York, & New Jersey. On June 10th, 2012, he was inducted into the New York Blues Hall Of Fame. He was also a finalist in the 2005 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Acoustic Solo/Duo category with Breakaway band mate Howie Haber. He has shared the stage with Carmine Appice, Twisted Sister, Gene Cornish, Mark Wood, Randy Jackson from Zebra, John Gatto & Joe Franco from The Good Rats, CJ Ramone, Tony Orlando, Gary US Bonds, Sandy Gennaro, Jack Scarangella, Bob Margolin, Richie Canata, Jon Herrington of Steely Dan, Arno Hecht of The Uptown Horns, The Michael Packer Blues Band, Vic DiBitetto, Vincent Pastore, and several cast members from The Sopranos. He has appeared on The Artie Lange Show, Wes Houston Presents, The Blues Warehouse, and Graveyard Blues. Lou has performed at The Paramount in Huntington, The Emporium, The Hard Rock Cafe in NYC, Lucille's at BB Kings in NYC, The Stone Pony in Asbury Park NJ, The Space in Westbury, The Long Island Blues & Jazz Festival, Hogs and Heifers, My Fathers Place, The Gramercy Theater, The Rainbow Room, The Cornelia Street Cafe, The Boulton Theater, The Barrier Beach Blues Festival, The Riverhead Blues Festival, Cedar Beach Blues Festival, Warwick Winery Blues Festival, Cha Cha's in Little Italy, The Edison Ball Room, The Mandarin Hotel, Club Helsinki in Hudson NY, and Hill Country BBQ in NYC. Lou has also appeared at Mr. Handy's Blues Hall, The Rum Boogie Cafe, and The Center for Southern Folklore in Memphis.