Originating in Central Florida, Greggie and the Jets is a National Touring Elton John tribute band. Their performances recreate the music, the energy, and the dazzling feeling of being at a classic era Elton John concert. They bring you, note for note, all of the elements of the Elton John albums ranging from the hit singles which audiences love to sing along with in addition to the deep cut tracks for those die-hard fans.
Greggie and the Jets is a Nationally Touring band paying tribute to Elton John that has sold out shows throughout Florida, Georgia, and Texas. Their performances can be found at a variety of venues including concert halls, amphitheaters, theme parks, concert clubs, festivals, conventions, and private events. Most recently, Greggie and the Jets played one of the largest music festivals & MusikFest in Bethlehem, PA. Greg “Greggie” Vadimsky takes on the role of Elton John in this band. Greg is a classical piano champion who became a pop/rock entertainer and has gone on to international success with many artists, with credits including The Orchestra, starring ELO former members, and Eric Burdon of the Animals. In an article published by the Daily Sun, Sue Wade wrote “You’ll forget he’s Greg Vadimsky from Somerville, New Jersey, when he plays Elton John in Greggie and The Jets.” Brian Arnold, on drums and vocals, is a veteran of Ball State University’s jazz program with credits including Pat Benatar and Bad Company. Patrick Green, on keyboard and vocals, was trained at Florida State University’s School of Music, and has performed with Disney Cruise Lines, and the popular band Heatwave. Joseph Leva, on guitar and vocals, began with classical piano, made the switch to guitar and his credits include album and film score sessions with Columbia, RSO and Capricorn staff producers, backing for Coasters, Flamingos, and in the house band for the Sunrise Musical Theater opening for Billy Idol, The Pretenders, Pat Benetar and many others. Steve Caroppoli, on bass guitar, is a performing and recording artist and has had success with original bands The Mondays, and Wheel as well as supporting touring bands Cheap Trick, Snow Patrol, Esteban, The Bogman, and playing local Florida music scene with bands Spanks, Rokslyde and Not Just Candi. With all of the talent above combined, Greggie and the Jets bring you a true Elton John experience with live music recreating how the classic recordings sounded.
Greg Vadimsky & “Elton John” and Piano
Brian Arnold & Drums/Vocals
Patrick Green & Keyboards/Vocals
Joseph Leva & Guitar/Vocals
Steve Caropolli & Bass