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Gregg Giuffria

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Gregg Giuffria
Born (1951-07-28) July 28, 1951 (age 72)
GenresHard rock, heavy metal, progressive rock, AOR
Instrument(s)Keyboards, Synthesizers, Piano, Keytar, Organ, Vocals
Years active1970s-present

Gregg Giuffria (born July 28, 1951) is an American rock musician and businessman. He was the keyboardist for AOR bands Angel,[1] House of Lords, and Giuffria.


Giuffria is originally from Gulfport, Mississippi, graduating from high school in 1969. A talented keyboardist, he played in several local bands including The Telstars and Flower Power (who released several singles on the Tune Kel label), he moved to the US East Coast where in late 1974 he formed Angel. After that band broke up in 1981, Giuffria put together his own band, Giuffria,[1] with vocalist David Glen Eisley, guitarist Craig Goldy, bassist Chuck Wright, and drummer Alan Krigger, and achieved some success with their first eponymous album and first single "Call to the Heart," which made the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100. The band broke up after the commercial failure of their next album "Silk and Steel" in 1986.

Giuffria then put together the House of Lords with the help of Kiss' Gene Simmons and signed to Simmons' label. The first album, House of Lords, was released in 1988 and experienced a modest amount of commercial success with the single "I Wanna Be Loved". However, this success was not achieved as the band were unwilling to tour.

Gregg was also the Vice President of Business Development for Casino Data Systems. Lee Iacocca (former CEO Chrysler) and Alan Paulson (Chairman Gulfstream Aerospace) formed Full House Resorts, and appointed Gregg Giuffria President and COO from 1996 to 2000. He was also the founding owner of the Biloxi Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, along with partners Roy Anderson III and David Ross. Gregg now lives in Las Vegas.


With Angel[edit]

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With House of Lords[edit]


  1. ^ a b Stone, Doug. "Biography: Gregg Giuffria". Allmusic. Retrieved June 11, 2010.