Long Island’s Favorite Acappella Group
The Traditions are………………….
Johnny Streich, Lead Singer ……..formerly of "Street Vocal Band" Chris Mahoney, Bass and Vocal Arranging ……..formerly of "Subway Serenade" ………formerly of "The Devotions" Chris Petri, Second Tenor ………formerly of "The Ribitones" Larry Galvin, Baritone and Vocal Arranging ………formerly of "The Blue Stars"
About The Traditions :
Formed in 1983, The Traditions have performed for thousands of vocal group harmony enthusiasts at major venues throughout the tri-state area, including the Westbury Music Fair, the Continental / Byrne Arena at the Meadowlands, the Nassau Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, the Plaza Hotel, the Copacabana, and Carnegie Hall. They have also been active in the Media, with appearances on numerous radio and television programs such as Don K. Reed's Doo-Wop Shop (WCBS-FM), Mickey B's Juke Box Revue (WGBB-AM), the Dennis Falcone Show (B-103-FM), the Art Lauria Show (WLNY-TV55), and New 12 Long Island. The "Trads" have performed with virtually all of the legends of Rock 'n Roll and Rhythm & Blues, including The Platters, The Teenagers, LaVern Baker, Ruth Brown, the Drifters, the 5 Satins, Lou Christie, Larry Chance and The Earls, Lenny Cocco and The Chimes, Gene Pitney, Little Anthony & The Imperials, Davey Jones, Bobby Rydell, and Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge.
The Traditions have recorded four albums of memorable and "traditional" tunes, done in their unique harmonic stylings, and featuring the unforgettable lead tenor of John Streich, one of the finest lead vocalists in acappella. Their latest album, entitled "Legacy", is a tribute to the musical legacy of all the magnificent vocal groups past and present, and is now available on both CD and cassette. The Traditions' repertoire of over 60 songs includes such all-time favorites as "Teardrops", "It's All In The Game", "(I'm On The) Outside Looking In", "Gee", "Since I Fell For You", "In The Still Of The Night", Pennies From Heaven", "Daddy's Home", and "'Till Then".
The Traditions are available for corporate events, private parties, and concert performances. To schedule them for your special event, obtain their recordings, and / or for further information, Go to our contact page