The Trummytones are an exciting new children’s music band on the scene. Led by world-renowned trombonist and front man Vinny Nobile (Bim Skala Bim, Pilfers), The Trummytones fuses tuba, drums, accordion, and Vinny’s high-energy performanceinto an organic acoustic pop zydico and reggae fun for allages. They are perennial favorites performing for the “musicon the menu” series in the Greenwich Public Schools where entertainment and education meet. When the Stepping Stones Children’s Museum needed music for their annual beach party they called on the The Trummytones and the kids danced the night away! The summer of 2012 saw The Trummy tones headlining the children’s stage at The Gathering Vibes Festival and the Greenwich Town Party warming up for Dave Mathews and Paul Simon. Whatever the occasion, The Trummytones area perfect addition to liven up any gathering with their upbeat island sound.
Vinny Nobile is an accomplished musician, holding a diploma in Classical Studies from The Juilliard School and a Bachelor of Music, Jazz Performance from The New England Conservatory. Vinny’s love of Island music started when he joined the Haitian band Volo Volo that led to being recruited by the critically acclaimed Boston band Bim Skala Bim that toured worldwide and recorded for over a decade. He then co-founded The Pilfers who’s sound was described as Reggae meet Heavy Metal, they signed to Universal Records and sold over 100,000 cds.
He has made guest appearances with artists The Mighty Mighty Bosstones as Vito Incognito, Less Than Jake, Violent Femmes, The Specials, Bad Manners and English Beat. In 2004 Vinny won the John Lennon Song Writing Contest for Best Song in the children’s category. He currently teaches privately in Fairfield County and freelances with various artists all over the tri-state area. The Trummy Tones website
The Trummytones performed at Hip Tot Music Fest May 12, 2013