The Conversation with local music legends Mario and Maria DeSantis

Local News

They’ve been entertaining Central New Yorkers since the late 1940’s, performing at weddings, community events and countless other celebrations.

This week, the Mario DeSantis orchestra is celebrating its 70th anniversary. 

Mario started the band as a teenager and his daughter Maria joined in the mid 70’s— and they’re still playing.

The two sit down with Carrie Lazarus to discuss their past and future.

Click the player to see the interview.

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