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John Tropea

g, *1946 US, New York City
Musician / Producer of Jazz, Pop and R&B/Soul

John Tropea (born January 7, 1946 in New York City) is a guitarist with extensive experience in the rock, pop, and jazz genres. Tropea has written for and played with major recording artists from around the world. In his long career, his contributions to other artist’s successes have been numerous, including his solo work with Eumir Deodato, (2001 theme), projects with Laura Nyro, Harry Chapin (Cat’s in the Cradle), Paul Simon (Fifty Ways), Eric Clapton (Journeyman), Dr. John, and many others.

  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
The Funk You See Is the Funk You Do on Tropea/Short Trip to Space by John Tropea
Can't Hide Love on Tropea/Short Trip to Space by John Tropea
Chili Wa Man on Gotcha Rhythm Right Here by John Tropea
Love's Final Moment on Tropea/Short Trip to Space by John Tropea
Southside on Tropea/Short Trip to Space by John Tropea
Short Trip to Space on Tropea/Short Trip to Space by John Tropea
You Can't Have It All on Tropea/Short Trip to Space by John Tropea
Gotcha Rhythm Right Here, Pt. 1 on Gotcha Rhythm Right Here by John Tropea
Tambourine on Tropea by John Tropea
Donna Lee on Take Me Back To The Ol' School by John Tropea

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Don't Stop / Livin' In The JungleIsh Ledesma / John Tropea2017Album
Livin' In The JungleJohn Tropea2011Compil.
Tropea 10: The Time Is RightJohn Tropea2007Album
Rock CandyJohn Tropea2005Album
A Simple Way To Say I Love YouJohn Tropea1999Album
Live At Mikell's New YorkJohn Tropea1994Album
NY Cats DirectJohn Tropea1986Album
To Touch You AgainJohn Tropea1979Album
Livin' In The JungleJohn Tropea1979Album
Short Trip To Space (Unreleased Version)John Tropea1978Single
The Funk You See Is The Funk You Do / SouthsideJohn Tropea1977Single
Short Trip To SpaceJohn Tropea1977Album
Tambourine / The JingleJohn Tropea1976Single
TropeaJohn Tropea1975Album
Livin' In The Jungle / OdysseyJohn Tropea / Johnny HarrisAlbum
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