"Father John" is considered one Philadelphia's outstanding Jazz Composers, Lyricist and Pianists. He has been playing piano since he was six and Jazz since he was 17. An ordained priest, he traded his pulpit for a piano and the rest is history. He has performed with major Jazz Greats: Lionel Hamptom, vocalist Etta Jones, bassist Charles Fambrough, and saxophonists, Jimmy Oliver, and Lou Tobakin. The Father John" D'Amico Trio recently performed at Zanzibar Blue, Philadelphia, PA 2005 and with a Quintet and Vocalist. TheTrio performed in Europe at the Majestic Hotel in Cannes, France at Midem 2000, where "Father John" astounded and enthralled audiences. His long-time notable bassist, Kenny Davis, and the outstanding jazz chanteuse Ella Csircsu accompanied him. They were well received by the European press and broadcasting media. The Trio has performed at the West End Cafe, and the Village Gate in New York City, and all of the well known clubs and major hotels of Philadelphia and the surrounding area. "Father John" D'Amico has been featured as a solo performer, as well as with his Trio, on the major Philadelphia Television Stations' morning and Sunday shows, and Public Television.