Fronted by Michael DelGuidice and featuring saxophonist John Scarpulla, Big Shot is a 6-piece band comprised of musicians who are associated with Billy Joel, have worked for Joel and his band, or have been a part of Joel's Broadway Musical, Movin' Out. The band plays Joel's hit songs in a tribute so spot-on that Billy himself said "They had a hard time convincing me that it wasn't me."
Born and raised on Long Island, Mike DelGuidice is a multi-talented singer/songwriter and instrumentalist who has performed Billy Joel's music since High School. As an accomplished piano player, bassist, guitarist and drummer, Mike has performed with many artists and renowned musicians. He has recorded with such companies as Lava/Atlantic Records, and on an album with former Billy Joel bassist Doug Stegmeyer. Mike has performed for 15 years, singing Joel's music in every venue from piano bars to huge festivals, corporate events and concerts. In November of 2000 he formed Big Shot and since then has brought the group to a national level. DelGuidice is currently finishing the production of his newest original CD, Daydream.