Homeschooled and raised with an appreciation and love for music, brothers Dominic and Angelo Pizarro began studying Classical music at the age of three and a half in San Diego, California. With encouragement and support from both their Mother and Grandfather the boys continued their zest for music and later developed an avid interest in Jazz and Pop. The brothers were inspired by “Music Greats” Oscar Peterson, Sinatra, Bud Powell, Dave Brubeck, Harry Connick Jr, Elton John, Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Billy Taylor, Daniel Jackson, Duke Ellington, Earl Hines, Billy Strayhorn, Bill Evans, Horace Silver, Ray Charles, Marvin Hamlisch, Harold Arlen, Bud Powell and many more.
The Pizarro Brothers started performing duets on one piano in 2003 when Dominic was seven years old and Angelo four years old.They later began busking down in the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego at the age of eleven and eight. They also performed around San Diego at Community Festivals,The Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, Nursing Homes, local Cafes and attended jam sessions with Jazz Legend Daniel Jackson, Bill Caballero and other local musicians.
The Pizarro Brothers have been featured on CBS Channel 8 with Larry Himmel, Fox News, KUSI & The CW. They have performed at Anthology, Make A Wish Foundation, The Ronald McDonal House Charities, Retirement Communities, The Rock Church, Petco Black Tie Gala, San Diego Sockers, Daniel Jackson Week at Croce’s, Fashion Valley Mall, Mission Valley Mall, Horton Plaza, Borders Books & Music, Seaport Village, Temple Beth Israel, Reno, Jazz at the Creek, Christmas on the Prado, Little Italy Festa, Sicilian Festival, Weddings,Schools, Fundraisers and other Special and Private Events. Their most memorable experience, was being asked to be “ The Opening Act ” for Composer Marvin Hamlisch on July 2, 2010.
Today Dominic (20) attends Cal. State Long Beach and Angelo (17) attends The Orange County School of the Arts. They both continue to share their gifts and love for music with the families at the Ronald McDonald House, and captivate audiences everywhere, on two pianos with their stylish renditions, improvisational
and synchronicity of great musical compositions.