Rudy Moni

Biography

1970s
Started playing guitar at 10 years old.
Playing at Church, CYO dances & private parties at 12 years old.
Attend St. Paul of the Cross elementary school & Hudson Catholic High School for Boys.
Started Jersey City State College (New Jersey City University)

1980s
Graduate University with a BA in Media Arts, specializing in Television.
Working with the Reverbs, with Sam Greiman, Steve LoPresto & Bob Huff.
This group was a part of the New Wave music scene in the NY / NJ metropolitan area.
Start playing clubs along the Jersey Shore circuit.
Started working with the American Bank Note Company as a holographer.
Started working with the US Army's Advanced Displays Group at Fort Monmouth, NJ.

1990s
Produce Phil Woods video.
Started playing with 18 Big Bands.
Worked with Tandem Computers . . . Leading North American Unix support team.

2000s
Marry Melinda Middlebrooks.
Worked with Sun Microsystems . . . Lead on-site support at Bloomberg Data Centers in NYC's Financial District Princeton, NJ.
Start Moni Multimedia.

2010s
Produced 4 original music CDs
Produce various industrial videos.

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Accomplishments

Produced Music Videos - in 1981.
26 bands had 2 music videos each.
This happened ever week for 26 weeks.
The project was sponsored by Jersey CIty State College ( New Jersey City University)

Wrote and recorded a 45 RPM Vinyl EP with the Reverbs in 1980.

Participated in the New Wave music scene of the early 1980s in the NYC metropolitan area.
Playing on the same stages with members of Blondie, Joan Jett and more were some of the highlights.

Rudy Moni with Al Laboue , Unplugged - 1983

Performed around the New Jersey Shore starting in the mid 1980s.
This work continues right up to the present.

Live performance video of Phil Woods.
5 Camera, Multitrack on Site recording.
VHS Tape released in 1998
Digitally Remastered DVD released on 2006

CDs
The Reverbs . . . Live and on the Record
Asbury Slim - I Sing The Blues
Funk You
The Cool Side
Country Blues Wonders

Studied with:
Virginia Luque, Internationally reknowed  classical guitarist.
Virginia was a student of Andres Segovia when she was a young lady living in Spain

Jerry Z, a first rate, live performance and recording keyboardist in much demand of NYC and beyond.
At one point Jerry filled in for Herbie Hancock on a 1980s European tour of the Headhunters.
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