Showman's Jazz Club, Harlem Jazz Shrines 2012. For more than two decades, the guitar of this Bronx, New York native has been a standard on the New York music scene. Lou Volpe has toured with Bette Midler and Judy Collins, and has co-produced, composed, arranged and toured extensively with the legendary Herbie Mann. Other performance and recording credits include work with Peggy Lee, Chaka Khan, Bo Diddley, David “Fathead” Newman, Chet Baker, Liza Minnelli, Lionel Hampton, Roberta Flack, Phoebe Snow, The Manhattan Transfer, Herbie Hancock and others. Lou has recently been chosen by Yamaha Guitars to be the “Clinic/performing Yamaha Artist” for the USA area.