Ted Viti was born and raised in NJ, He began his musical journey at the age of ten, when he started playing the trumpet…
Throughout high School Ted continued to play the trumpet, and study under the direction of private instructor Albert Weisman where he was introduced to the “Big Band” sounds of Harry James and Glenn Miller. After high school Ted earned a music scholarship to Valley Forge Military Academy were he furthered his musical talents under the direction of Lt. Col Danny Jaynes and the Valley Forge Regimental Band.
From there Ted enlisted into the United States Air Force, and while serving his tour as a Military Police Officer in Japan he continued to play the trumpet for the 35th Fighter Wing Security Police Squadron.
After being honorably discharged from the Air Force in the late 90’s, and still very much interested in big band swing music, even more so now the vocal styling’s of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Bobby Darin, Ted stepped out from behind the trumpet and began his singing career at a local restaurant. Tavern in the park, The reception to his performance was just enough to make him want to continue and venture out and become an entertainer.
Over the course of the next two decades Ted Viti has performed a Tribute to Sinatra in dozens of venues, weddings, and restaurants in the tri state area, and now proudly serves the Tampa Bay area of Florida.