Rick Eberle Agency Presents: Alexa Valentino EP Release Party at 89 North, Patchogue Saturday, November 3rd

Including Some of Her Biggest Hits Like “XOXO” and “Don’t Ask”, She’ll Drop Latest Release Along with Additional Performances by

Jenna Rose, Sons of Sound, Brooke Elardo and Special Guests Erich Schuett, Izzy Potter, and Robert Eberle

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On Saturday, November 3rd at 1:00PM the Rick Eberle Agency presents the release of Singer/Songwriter and Actress Alexa Valentino’s brand new EP at Patchogue’s 89 North Music Venue! Valentino will be joined throughout the afternoon by a number of other talented artists and bands including Jenna Rose, the Sons of Sound, and Brooke Elardo. Special Guests also include Erich Schuett, Izzy Potter, and Robert Eberle!

By listening to the intense lyrics and watching her at the keyboards, you would never know Alexa Valentino was just 13 years old and starting her first year of high school. Her first EP is coming out this year, featuring some of her biggest hits including “XOXO” and “DON’T ASK”. With a unique musical style that explores all aspects of pop music – slow, fast, sad, fun… she has it all. With a sound similar to artists like Sara Bareilles, Demi Lovato and Bea Miller, Valentino is a pop artist who is destined to be on the charts. Having recently performed her own concert at the Revolution Music Hall with her backup dancers from Trademark Talent NY, she was also a guest performer at the Huntington Art in the Park Festival, and has been featured in Dats Fuego Entertainment’s Labor Day Bash in Wildwood, NJ as well as The East Northport Festival. In addition to her singing and songwriting career, Alexa is an anti-bully advocate for the group “Free2Luv” and motivational speaker making her voice heard and teaching kids how to be upstanders in their schools and communities. She also launched her own anti-bully campaign “Upstanders Rule!” where she talks to groups of kids at Girl Scout meetings, schools and community centers. This multi-talented musician plays piano, ukulele, guitar and violin. She is an actress that has held lead roles in many regional and off-Broadway productions as well as appeared in film, web series and commercials (Most recently as Shania in NBC miniseries Ministry of Evil: The Twisted Cult of Tony Alamo, and as the voice of Daisy the Puppy TV pilot Herbie and the Smushies: Bullied at the Dog Park – a show dealing again with the topic of bullying and featuring Alexa’s original hit anti-bully song).

In 2010, Jenna Rose gained media attention at 11 years old with her video “My Jeans”. The Music Video went viral on Youtube with over 15 million views and catapulted her rapidly into the public arena. With this success came newspaper articles, teen magazine interviews & live performances on National Television. In 2012 she filmed a Music video for her remix of “Walk On By” with the legendary singer Dionne Warwick. Soon after in 2013, Jenna released her original song “Forget You” which played on iHeart Radio, WKTU 103.5 in NYC in the Weekend Top 30 where it stayed for 6 weeks and registered on Mediabase. Now at 18, Jenna recently released her latest original song and Official Music Video “Do Or Die” written and produced by Ryan and Jack Metzger. Jenna will be featured soon in an upcoming documentary set for release on netflix.

Sons of Sound are a rock trio consisting of 12-year-old guitarist and vocalist Ben Goldsmith, of Merrick; 14-year-old Ben Bustamante, of Valley Stream, on drums; and 15-year-old Bandini, of Oceanside, on bass. The three member rock group met at Bellmore’s School of Rock where they continue to learn and hone their impressive musical skills. The band focuses on “soulful rock,” and cover songs Wednesday night by artists such as Led Zeppelin, the Beatles and Jimi Hendrix, as well as songs from Goldsmith’s own solo EP, “No Kidding”. “Every song we play makes us better players,” Bustamante says. “More genres make us more open and change the direction we go in”. All three members of Sons of Sounds picked up their love of classic rock from their parents, who have played it for them for as long as they can remember.

Brooke Elardo is a Recording Artist, Songwriter, and Actress from New York. Brooke has had many opportunities of performing live for audiences and is best known for her original songs produced at The Loft Sound Studio, home to Madison Beer and The Janes. She has opened for some amazing artists including Aaron Carter, Riley Lynch, and Robbie Rosen as well as alongside some up and coming artists such as IM5 Band, Sarah Barrios, Jenna Rose and more. Brooke has also gotten the chance to perform on the television show “Rick’s Rising Stars”. Brooke dreams of being able to help inspire others through her music and stories. Whether she is acting, singing, writing, or telling stories, she makes sure that she puts her all into her projects and that they will leave some kind of impact for others.

 Join Alexa Valentino along with three other great local acts and more special guest performers as they take the 89 North stage (89 North Ocean Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772) on Saturday, November 3rd, at 1:00PM in celebration of Valentino’s brand new EP!

SHOW IS ALL AGES, Tickets – $10

http://89northmusic.com/days/d-11-03-2018/

For More Information on Alexa Valentino, VISIT:

www.AlexaValentino.com

Facebook.com/AlexaValentinoActress

Instagram: @AlexaValentiono_Official

Twitter: @AlexaVsings

For More Information on Jenna Rose, VISIT: 

www.JennaRoseOfficial.com

Facebook.com/JennaRoseJeans

Twitter: @JennaRose3xo

For More Information on Brooke Elardo, VISIT:

Facebook.com/BrookeElardoOfficial

Instagram.com/BrookeElardoOfficial

Brooke’s YouTube Channel

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Mark Newman Opening for Les Dudek at My Father’s Place at The Roslyn Hotel This Thursday, October 11th

He’ll Make His Return to The MFP Stage This Time Opening For The Legendary Guitarist and Singer/Songwriter Whose Worked with Everyone From the Steve Miller Band to Cher, Boz Scaggs, the Allman Brothers, and MORE

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Following his recent set before Midge Ure last month, singer/songwriter and guitarist Mark Newman will take to the newly reopened My Father’s Place at The Roslyn Hotel (1221 Old Northern Blvd, Roslyn, NY 11576) once again THIS THURSDAY opening for the Les Dudek Band!

FOR TICKETS FOR MARK NEWMAN OPENING FOR THE LES DUDEK BAND @ MY FATHER’S PLACE, VISIT: https://bit.ly/2O9vHsF

Doors @ 6PM, Show at 8PM

 Les Dudek is known in the music world as a Guitar Legend whose contributions have influenced the history of Rock ‘n’ Roll. He is best remembered for his radio hits, “Old Judge Jones” and “City Magic”. After releasing four successful solo albums and one collaboration (DFK) with Columbia Records, the legendary Southern Rocker has gone on to release three more albums with Eflat Productions; “Deeper Shades of Blues”, “Freestyle” and “Delta Breeze”. In addition to a successful solo career, his uniquely recognizable guitar style can be heard daily on interactive games, television and film, as well as, playing with some of Rock and Pop’s biggest names, such as the Steve Miller Band, Boz Scaggs, The Allman Brothers Band, Dave Mason, Stevie Nicks, and many more.

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A New York native, Mark Newman’s musical prowess has taken him around the world several times over, playing with an eclectic mix of noted musical talents from Sting to Elvis Costello, and Travis Tritt as well as his own solo work. A multi stringsman, Mark has mastered electric/acoustic/lap steel guitar as well as the mandolin and dobro, and with a voice reminiscent of many rock and blues men before him- it has the familiarity of an old friend yet the power and soul of many of today’s rock, soul, folk and R&B icons. For over five years, Newman and fellow songwriter Naomi Margolin have run the “Music From the Hive”  Singer/Songwriter Series, and for the past three years- “The Original Music Series” for bands, in an attempt to keep original music alive on Long Island. Newman also records and produces local artists in the Long Island/NYC area.

Although Newman has played a ton of exciting solo and full-band showcases–notably NYC’s B.B. King’s for the Delbert McClinton Birthday Show, The Paramount in Huntington opening for The Doobie Brothers, The Space at Westbury opening for the one and only Don Felder and David Bromberg on separate occasions, The Blue Note in Tokyo, Japan, and NYC’s Legendary Bitter End–he has also worked as sideman to so many soul, blues, and rock greats of our time like John Oates (Hall and Oates), Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds), Willy DeVille (Mink DeVille), Sam The Sham, Bobby Whitlock (Derek and the Dominos) and Sam Moore (Sam & Dave)!

Past releases include 2010’s “Walls of Jericho” filled with intricate guitar work and mixed with a plethora of sounds from hard rock to a lighter more Dylanesque folk tinge, and 2015’s  “Brussels” – a live acoustic-driven EP that packs a bluesy punch reminiscent of Clapton’s “Unplugged” album through both the guitar work and raw vocal power. His latest LP “Empirical Truth” is due later this year.

Make sure to catch Newman performing LIVE this Thursday, October 11th as he takes the stage at My Father’s Place at The Roslyn Hotel before the Les Dudek Band!

For More on Mark Newman, VISIT:

www.MarkNewman.us

Facebook.com/MarkNewmanMusic

Twitter.com/MarkNewmanMusic

Instagram.com/MarkNewmanMusic

Purchase “Walls of Jericho” via iTunes HERE:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/walls-of-jericho/396805457

Or

Via CD Baby HERE:

https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/marknewman2

Purchase “Brussels” via iTunes HERE:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/brussells-ep/id978060700

or

via CD Baby HERE:

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/marknewman3

New Book “Smile! Be Happy! Life Lessons From An Uncommon Housewife” by Angela LaRosa Seeks to Spread Thoughtful and Inspiring Advice Through Positivity

Having Overcome Many Trials and Tribulations From Losing Her Mother at a Young Age to Being Diagnosed with a Brain Tumor and Raising A Child With Autism – Angela Shares What She Has Learned From Handling Life’s Challenges and Choosing to Move On While Staying Happy and Healthy

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Being a housewife is challenging – managing a home, assisting a husband in business, and raising four children (not to mention taking care of yourself), which is the focus of the inspirational new book “Smile! Be Happy! Life Lessons From An Uncommon Housewife” by Author/Mother/Wife and Health Coach Angela LaRosa, out now via Legacy Projects.

In the books introduction, Angela states “I have wanted to write this book for a long time, but never did because I considered myself in the eyes of society to be just an ordinary woman without the fame required to appeal to the masses” continuing “But then I came to realize that this is exactly why I should do this book – because as a suburban mother of four beautiful children, a happy housewife, and someone devoted to prayer and making the world around me a more positive and loving place, I may make a difference”. And that is certainly what she has done.

In chapters from “The Basics” where she touches on topics like finding balance, prayer, faith, and common sense to “Children and Family” discussing raising a child with Autism, “Communicating Through Challenges” which addresses bullying, self expression, and more – “Smile! Be Happy!” certainly hits on topics all can relate to and learn from. Having brought hope and optimism to every aspect of her life, and with her bold and durable commitment to God, she enjoys a life of beautiful fulfillment and is now proud to share what she has learned.

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About the Author:

Angela LaRosa was born in Brooklyn, New York, to loving parents who unfortunately divorced when she was quite young. This triggered a litany of tragedies and loss – first, losing the security of an intact family, and then her “Mommy” in a tragic accident, which took her life. Angela moved to Queens with her father and stepmother, along with an amazing younger brother and sister, with occasional visits from her older brother who lived far away.

As she developed into a young lady, Angela gained strength and wisdom from being exposed to many challenging situations, and she always searched for positive outcomes and solutions. For many years, she wore a smile on her face as a mask to protect herself and others from sadness. She believes this was one of her very first blessings in creating a happy life. Today, she feels her heavenly mother’s spirit constantly guiding and protecting her, along with the grace of God.

Angela currently resides on Long Island with her wonderful husband, four beautiful children, and three dogs, surrounded by a close family and amazing friends. She feels blessed and believes that she can overcome any obstacle in her way with a positive attitude, a smile, and the love and protection of God and all her angels.

Angela aims to project positivity into the world each day as she strives to help others live a happy life. She hopes that her story will encourage and inspire others to create a world of prayer, peace, and prosperity, while wearing an infectious smile.

Get “Smile! Be Happy! Life Lessons From An Uncommon Housewife” via Barnes & Noble HERE: https://goo.gl/GwtiqV

OR via Amazon HERE: https://goo.gl/Jfzw6e

 

For More on Angela LaRosa and Her Book, VISIT:

Facebook.com/Smile-Be-Happy-Book

 

Uncle Frank Drops Latest Single “Looking For A Home”

With Forthcoming Album On Its Way, Long Time Collaborator and Grammy Award Winning Producer Tim Latham Helped Helm The Latest Pop/Rock/Electro/Soul/Alternative Release

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‘Looking For a Home’ is a perfect bridge single leading from the band’s last album ‘Love Lion’ (2017).

The prolific writing force of Frank Benbini and Naim Cortazzi have captured their classy Uncle Frank sound with dark electro pop and hints of Blade Runner like atmosphere.

LISTEN: “Looking For A Home” via Make It Nice Records

Uncle Frank never fail to deliver a sweet and infectious melody, and with ‘Looking’, Frank’s soulful and yearning voice steers the ship through a world full of Post Brexit Blues.

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This track perfectly heralds the sound of their forthcoming album “Soul On the BattleGround” to be released in March, 2019.

For More on Uncle Frank, VISIT: www.UncleFrankBand.com

OR

Facebook.com/UncleFrankMusic

Twitter: @UncleFrankBand

Instagram.com/UncleFrankMusic

Joe Coss & Liquid Phase Continue to Rock Long Island With Upcoming Shows Through November & Live TV Taping

From Montauk to Lake Success, Coss Brings Solo and Full Band Shows Through Nassau and Suffolk Along with A Performance on PATV’s “The Brick Wall”

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With the Fall season in full swing, Montauk’s Joe Coss Joe Coss along with his band Liquid Phase are getting ready for a string of great upcoming live dates that will see them perform everywhere from Montauk for Coss’s own Birthday celebration to Live TV & Radio shows, Fall Festivals, and more all over Long Island! (Full List of Upcoming Dates Below)

Growing up in Rockville Centre, NY Joe Coss had his first encounter with music at age 7, taking classical piano lessons and later buying his first electric guitar when he turned 15 and moved out east to Montauk, NY. Influenced by the likes of The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Guns’n Roses, Alice in Chains and Chris Cornell, Joe’s music merges laid-back surf/skate beach music with upbeat rock/alternative tunes. He draws from a diverse list of songs from modern rock, grunge rock, all the way back to the surf rock of the 1960’s. His passion for the outdoors combined with his interest and knowledge of science, physics and astronomy influence his creative spirit musically and artistically.

His band Liquid Phase, the NYC Rock outfit also based out of Montauk, is a five piece ensemble featuring Coss on Vocals and Guitar, Jamie Grubb on Keyboards, Dan Zellan on Guitar and Vocals, Dan Collins on Bass, and Steve Collins on Drums. The band brought its diverse blend of colorful laid-back surf and skate beach music as well as its hard hitting electric rock and alternative sound to stages across the U.S., opening for guitar legend Slash of Guns n’ Roses and famed Southern Rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Upcoming Joe Coss & Liquid Phase Shows:

Joe Coss Acoustic – Thursday, September 27th 2018 – 7:00PM – @ The Lounge at The Space at Westbury – Westbury, NY

Joe Coss Acoustic – Sunday September 30th 2018 – 10:00AM – Car Show @ The Merrick Train Station – Merrick, NY

Liquid Phase – Saturday, October 6th 2018 – 8:00PM – @ Long Island Fall Festival – Huntington, NY

Liquid Phase – Sunday, October 7th 2018 – 9:00PM – @ Shagwong Tavern – Montauk, NY – Joe Coss’s Birthday!

Joe Coss Acoustic – Wednesday, October 17th 2018 – 10:00PM – @ The Brick Wall (PATV) – Lake Success, NY

Joe Coss Acoustic – Saturday, October 20th 2018 – 8:00PM – @ Pearsall’s Station – Lynbrook, NY

Joe Coss Acoustic – Monday, October 22nd 2018 – 9:00PM – @ Rising Stars Radio with Rick Eberle, 90.3 WHPC – Garden City, NY

Joe Coss Acoustic – Saturday, November 17th 2018 – 9:00PM – @ Bar Louie – Commack, NY

Coss’s diverse background (from his days as a Berklee College of Music student to his work in theoretical physics) have made for an incredibly unique blend of infectious rock and pop.

With both solo and full band gigs, TV, and Radio performances on the way through November – make sure to catch Joe Coss and Liquid Phase all across Long Island!

For More on Liquid Phase, VISIT:

www.LiquidPhaseMusic.com

Reverbnation.com/LiquidPhase1

Mark Newman To Open for Delbert McClinton At New York’s Highline Ballroom Saturday, October 27th

With His Latest Album “Empirical Truth” On The Way, He’ll Open For The Multi-Grammy Award Winning Blues Rocker at The Venerable Downtown NYC Venue

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Following an outstanding performance at the reopened “My Father’s Place” at the Roslyn Hotel opening for Midge Ure, singer/songwriter and guitarist Mark Newman will once again perform before another music legend when he takes the stage at Highline Ballroom (431 W. 16th Street, New York, NY 10011) on Saturday, October 27th with Blues Rock legend Delbert McClinton!

McClinton has earned three Grammy awards; 1992 Rock Performance by a Duo with Bonnie Raitt for “Good Man, Good Woman”; 2002 Contemporary Blues Album for “Nothing Personal”; and 2006 Contemporary Blues Album for “Cost of Living.” He has been nominated for seven Grammy Awards as of 2018.

FOR TICKETS TO MARK NEWMAN OPENING FOR Delbert McClinton at Highline Ballroom, VISIT: https://goo.gl/LmHk3v

Doors @ 6PM, Show at 7:30PM

A New York native, Mark Newman’s musical prowess has taken him around the world several times over, playing with an eclectic mix of noted musical talents from Sting to Elvis Costello, and Travis Tritt as well as his own solo work. A multi stringsman, Mark has mastered electric/acoustic/lap steel guitar as well as the mandolin and dobro, and with a voice reminiscent of many rock and blues men before him- it has the familiarity of an old friend yet the power and soul of many of today’s rock, soul, folk and R&B icons. For over five years, Newman and fellow songwriter Naomi Margolin have run the “Music From the Hive”  Singer/Songwriter Series, and for the past three years- “The Original Music Series” for bands, in an attempt to keep original music alive on Long Island. Newman also records and produces local artists in the Long Island/NYC area.

Although Newman has played a ton of exciting solo and full-band showcases–notably NYC’s B.B. King’s for the Delbert McClinton Birthday Show, The Paramount in Huntington opening for The Doobie Brothers, The Space at Westbury opening for the one and only Don Felder and David Bromberg on separate occasions, The Blue Note in Tokyo, Japan, and NYC’s Legendary Bitter End–he has also worked as sideman to so many soul, blues, and rock greats of our time like John Oates (Hall and Oates), Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds), Willy DeVille (Mink DeVille), Sam The Sham, Bobby Whitlock (Derek and the Dominos) and Sam Moore (Sam & Dave)!

Past releases include 2010’s “Walls of Jericho” filled with intricate guitar work and mixed with a plethora of sounds from hard rock to a lighter more Dylanesque folk tinge, and 2015’s  “Brussels” – a live acoustic-driven EP that packs a bluesy punch reminiscent of Clapton’s “Unplugged” album through both the guitar work and raw vocal power.

With his upcoming show at Highline Ballroom on Saturday, October 27th opening for Delbert McClinton ahead of his latest album release, fans can catch TWO amazing acts in the heat of downtown NYC!

For More on Mark Newman, VISIT:

www.MarkNewman.us

Facebook.com/MarkNewmanMusic

Twitter.com/MarkNewmanMusic

Instagram.com/MarkNewmanMusic

Purchase “Walls of Jericho” via iTunes HERE:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/walls-of-jericho/396805457

Or

Via CD Baby HERE:

https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/marknewman2

Purchase “Brussels” via iTunes HERE:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/brussells-ep/id978060700

or

via CD Baby HERE:

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/marknewman3

Iconic Rock & Roll Photographer Mick Rock, Known as “The Man Who Shot the Seventies” Holding Gallery Show At The Jewelry Studio in Plainview October 20th-21st

The “Mick Rock Iconic Gallery Show” Will Feature Some of the Photographers Best Works For Sale Along with Custom Jewelry Art By Studio Founder And Artist Robert Pepkin

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This October, one of the world’s most influential Rock n’ Roll photographers who was instrumental in creating some of the most widely known iconic images in rock history, Mick Rock, will join forces with highly respected jewelry artist Robert Pepkin for a unique retrospective on Rock’s astounding career. The Mick Rock Iconic Gallery Show will be held Saturday, October 20th (6-10PM) through Sunday, October 21st (1-6PM) at The Jewelry Studio (1107 Old Country Rd, Plainview, NY 11803)!

This unique gallery experience is set to include a collection of limited edition photographic pieces–on sale to the public–with wearable jewelry art designed by Pepkin and Rock, book signings, meet-and-greet red carpet opportunities, and more. With exhibits ranging from classic portrait pieces of LI natives like Joan Jett and Lou Reed to Mick Rock’s quintessential album covers from the late 60’s through today including Lou Reed’s “Transformer”, Iggy Pop’s “Raw Power”, The Ramones “End of the Century”, and works from his incredible creative partnership with David Bowie – attendee’s can view and purchase copies of some of the most legendary images in music history. And with the upcoming release of Queen’s biopic Bohemian Rhapsody in theatres this November, the collection will include some of Mick’s timeless works with the band including their “Queen II” and “Sheer Heart Attack” album covers! The Gallery Show is set to run through January.

More About Mick Rock:

Legendary rock photographer Mick Rock is often referred to as ‘The Man Who Shot the Seventies’, for his iconic images of Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd), David Bowie, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Queen, the Sex Pistols, The Ramones, Blondie, Rocky Horror Picture Show, and so much more. London born, he has resided in New York for the past 35 years. He has shot over 100 album covers.

But he in reality never shopped photographing and image making. His recent subjects include Snoop Dogg, Father John Misty, Lenny Kravitz , Janelle Monae, Jimmy Fallon, The Black Keys, Karen O, Ellie Goulding, Alicia Keys, Michael Buble, Daft Punk, Perry Farrell, Motley Crue, TV On The Radio, Pharrell, Josh Groban, Flaming Lips, Nas, Rufus Wainwright, Kings of Leon, R. Kelly, The Black Lips , Queens of The Stone Age, and the list goes on.

Mick Rock was instrumental in creating many key rock ‘n’ roll images, such as album covers for Syd Barrett’s “Madcap Laughs”, Lou Reed’s “Transformer” and “Coney Island Baby”, Joan Jett’s “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”, among many others. He was the chief photographer on the films “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” and “Shortbus”. He recently shot special stills for the new TV version of Rocky Horror, featuring the transgender actress Laverne Cox as Frank N. Furter. He also produced and directed the seminal music videos for Bowie: “John, I’m Only Dancing”, “Jean Genie”, “Space Oddity”, and “Life On Mars.

His latest publication “The Rise of David Bowie 1972-1973” (with David Bowie), (Taschen Books, published September 2015): a spectacular limited edition co-signed with Bowie, sold out just before David’s death. It was Taschen’s fastest-ever selling limited edition publication. He is currently promoting Bowie’s trade edition (which will be signed on site by Mick). A documentary about his career, produced by Vice Films and Straight Up Films, called ‘SHOT!’, was launched at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2016. The doc is being distributed by Magnolia Pictures and was released theatrically in Spring 2017. A classic quote from Mick in the London Times, who dubbed him ‘the music world’s top snapper’: “I’ve never felt like a voyeur, although I’ve certainly done plenty of looking! I work from the inside out. Like a cook I gather all the ingredients and keep mixing and stirring and tasting until the kind of effluvia starts to rise, then I’m off to the races. It’s an addictive kind of a feeling that I need a regular shot of otherwise I don’t feel right.”

He recently shot a major fashion campaign for the Gucci brand in Rome, which was published worldwide in the spring of 2018. Alessandro Michele, the groundbreaking designer for Gucci, said: “I love my collaboration with Mick. We made beautiful images together. I respect him as a great fellow artist and imagemaker.”

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More About The Jewelry Studio’s Robert Pepkin:

A Long Island native, Robert Pepkin attended the Pratt Institute for Fine Art before working with fine jewelry artist Marla Mencher for extra income. He found inspiration in a new kind of art that people could wear.

After a chance meeting with Francis Ford Coppola’s father Carmine, he was hired to work on the set design of their production of “Opera on the Sound.” Additionally, Robert’s bold illustrations have graced pages from Penthouse to Reader’s Digest.

Pepkin continued to get more involved in the design and creation of jewelry and eventually opened “The Jewelry Studio.” During his 40 year career as an artist and jeweler, he has been inspired by countless artists both inside and outside his field. Yet, he gets his greatest inspiration from working with his client’s sentimental items and other designers’ creation of timeless pieces. From redesigning family heirlooms to creating one-of-a-kind pieces, Pepkin enjoys the process as well as the close bonds and relationships he has with his clients.

He finds equal inspiration in the work of Mick Rock, who he met over 30 years ago. Pepkin is extremely excited to collaborate with Rock in their upcoming gallery show. “The attraction to Mick’s work for me comes from the many theatrical undertones, from the drama behind the legendary black and white Queen II album cover to capturing the dramatic poses of Iggy Pop on stage — all of his shots capture the spirit of the artist or band he works with. The same has gone for me when trying to create something that someone will wear. You have to capture their spirit because the pieces become part of them and part of their own history.

Through David Glicker, a mutual friend and promoter, the two artists have reconnected to collaborate on this very special event.

On Saturday, October 20th (6-10PM) through Sunday, October 21st (1-6PM) the two artistic greats will come together to premiere The Mick Rock Iconic Gallery Show at Robert Pepkin’s The Jewelry Studio in Plainview, NY – an experience not to be missed for music, art, and jewelry fans alike!

For More Information on Mick Rock, VISIT:  www.MickRock.com

Facebook.com/TheRealMickRock

Instagram: @TheRealMickRock

Twitter @TheRealMickRock

For More Information on Robert Pepkin and The Jewelry Studio/Gallery, Call 516-933-4166 or VISIT: Facebook.com/The-Jewelry-Studio

Instagram.com/TheJewelryStudioPlainview

Youtube – “Beyond the Prism: The Creation of Jewelry”

Regular Jewelry Studio/Gallery Hours:

Mon – CLOSED

Tues – 10AM-3PM

Wed – 10AM-6PM

Thurs – 10AM-7PM

Fri – 10AM-6PM

Sat – 10AM – 6PM

Sun – CLOSED