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Frank Stratton
Frank Stratton is a New York Based Professional Pianist, Arranger & Composer. Educated at THE BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC (’74) and HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (’77). His background includes comprehensive studies in pianoforte, arranging & composition. Influenced by such jazz greats as Chick Corea, Joe Sample & McCoy Tyner, his original music bridges the gap between Jazz Fusion, Film & Multi Classical. He is currently a BMI Artist, a member of Local802 and SAG. In the past, Frank joined forces with Prof. Herbert A. Deutsch (Composer, Author, Educator and MOOG Synthesizer co-developer with the late Robert Moog) in one of the first Multi- Synth Ensembles called “KITCHEN SYNC”. The Deutsch/Stratton collaboration led to a compositional joint venture for ‘MULTI GRAVITATIONAL AERODANCE’. While at  Hofstra, Frank was a recipient of the 1976 'DOROTHY HOAG FELLOWSHIP' for advanced studies in Electronic Music & Composition. He was recently presented both the GOLD STAR AWARD and DEPARTMENTAL AWARD at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Center, New York, where he entertained weekly!  His music can be heard on national TV and Radio representing products for JERGENS®,  Discovery Communications, Procter & Gamble and SPIKE-TV. As of recently, "laser drops"  for AVON® and Proactiv® (Guthy-Renker). In the New York City area, he has composed  incidental and program music for WNYC (NPR) & WBAI (Pacifica Communications). Last  year in the northeast region he framed audio spots for General Mills and their affiliates and  worked as a consultant with the staff at Time Warner Cable Media Sales. As of late, a  number of his archived compositions have been requested and forwarded as soundtracks to a group of extremely talented animation film makers presenting their work at this years 2012 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL. Franks' current discography contains over fifty compact discs of original music. Portions of his compositional output are posted nationally and internationally on the World Wide Web and he has on many occasions, been voted 'Top Latin Jazz Artist’ on SONY'S ACIDplanet.com. In the recent past, Frank could be heard monthly on 'COASTAL MUSE', a Podcast featuring  Frank in New York and long time friend and associate, Vocalist and Entertainer John Petino  in San Francisco. Archived episodes of Coastal Muse are available for streaming and download on Apple's iTUNES as well as the program website: CoastalMuse.com As of 2012, Frank has been affiliated exclusively with ISLAND SOUND STUDIOS in all  creative endevers under the direction long time creative partner Paul Antionios. The  Stratton/Antonios collaboration, also known as STRATIONIOS, encompasses progressive  jazz, new music, film scoring and mixed media!
Paul Antonios
Pantonios is a New York bassed singer/songerwriter bassist & vocalist. His given name is Paul Antonios  and his stage name is Pantonios but everyone calls him Paulie. Paulie has had many years experience working in various idioms of music including 2 years with a Latin trio 1 year with Latin big band as well as many years with various R&B, Rock, and Jazz ensembles as well as a singer/songwriter guitarist. He has also performed on Broadway in musicals as part the orchestra in “Jesus Christ Superstar” & “Pippin” as well as other traveling musicals such as “The King & I“. Paulie also had a part in the movie “Good Fellows” performing in the wedding scene as well as performing in many Atlantic City shows & cabaret acts. Vocally Paulie has a five-octave range with predominantly an R&B flavor. He has worked on many recording sessions as a vocalist, bassist and guitarist and has written and sang many jingles, including writing many original pieces spanning many idioms of music including those previously mentioned. In addition Paulie runs a fully operational recording studio in Long Island, New York  called  Island Sound Studios and his publishing company is Island Sound Music, at present he is working on movie scoring with several indi films to date, and has done movie scoring for the Animal Channel and is working on music videos for his original tracks for his web site, Other links you can find his music at is: Acidplanet and Facebook.  His first  CD release was in March 2010.   - See more at:  http://pantonios.com/bio/#sthash.v9eaAICm.dpuf
Lou Katsaros
Lou Katsaros has been playing drums professionally since the late 1970’s. His interests in both music and drumming cover a wide variety of styles.  Lou has also been recording multitrack audio since the mid 1980’s.  Songwriting has since become a favorite pastime as well. Lou originally intented to just study audio but soon realized the need to incorporate video. Soon enough a newly designed video room was constructed at his private studio located on Long Island, New York offering the ability to do live chromakey recordings that can scale the size of any talent into beautifly designed virtual sets all of which contain multiple angles. In addition, on location shoots as well as  pre and post editing suites are available. Lou’s experiences in the A/V field led to his development of many projects. He currently owns and manages his company Lou Kats Entertainment Corp. since 1992.
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