Billy Cioffi & the Monte Carlos The Briefest of Bios Born in Hollywood California the Monte Carlos led by Billy Cioffi spent a quarter of a century on the road and in studios backing up and playing side by side with literally hundreds of rock and rolls greatest names. Billy Cioffi recently transposed from L.A, where he had spent three decades as a road, recording musician working with the likes of Del Shannon, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Ben E. King, Mitch Ryder, The Turtles and literally a hundred other Rock and Roll legends and Hall of Fame members for whom he played guitar and/or was their musical director. Rocking his way around the world with his group The Monte Carlos, Billy relocated to Scottsdale. Shortly he meets up with Mickey McGee, world class drummer, also formerly of La La Land, also, and a Phoenix native, who had done time in the Hollywood studios and on the road with Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Brown, Warren Zevon the Flying Burrito Brothers! McGee hooks Billy C up with some of the Valley of the Suns best musicians and voila as the rebirth of the Monte Carlos. Never too old to rock and Roll and too ornery to die! The two musical banditos form the nexus of the Monte Carlos for this millennium. Now exploding throughout the Southwest and working on a new CD, Billy and the Monte Carlos have a live show that rivals anything on any circuit. The BC/MCs are a high energy and All Americana Roots, Rock Band that is an amalgam of styles and sounds from three decades of deep experience and soulful downright historical musical backgrounds. Billy Cioffi and the Monte Carlos is the real thing! The Monte Carlos know how to step on the gas and make you shake! Their official bio runs pages but all you have to do is listen and see for yourself.