Originally from Philadelphia, Connie has been loyal to Aerosmith since 1978 when he bought his first Fender Stratocaster guitar. “Train Kept A Rollin” was the first song he performed in a band. Connie’s goal is to provide a performance that Joe Perry would be proud of. To execute the precision in tone and dynamics of Joe Perry's music, Connie uses his equipment ( Gibson Les Paul (Joe Perry “Boneyard” Signature Edition), Fender Stratocaster, B.C. Rich Mockingbird, Marshall Amplification, Orange Amplification, Banshee Talkbox). His unwavering respect for Joe Perry allows Connie , raw energy and commanding stage presence. Connie has jammed with some of the most incredibly talented musicians in the rock world including Michael Anthony (Van Halen), Joe Vitalie (Joe Walsh), Steve Vai (Whitesnake/David Lee Roth), Elliot Easton (The Cars), Les Warner (The Cult), Tony Franklin (The Firm), Eric Johnson, Gary Hoey, Nick Catanese (Black Label Society), Paul Sinclair (GTLO), Paul Hammond (GTLO), and of course, the legendary Joe Perry.
(As Joe Perry)