is the nation's foremost Dean Martin Impersonator. "The New King of Cool" captures his spirit in a Las Vegas Style lookalike and soundalike tribute show travelling worldwide.
Joe Scalissi's incredible talent to capture the spirit of Dean Martin has taken him to Steubenville, Ohio the birthplace of Dino Crocetti (Dean Martin). There he performed for the Annual Dean Martin Birthday Bash in 1998. As soon as Joe stepped off the stage, he was invited to return for Birthday Bash 1999.
In 1998, Scalissi launched a full time singing career performing the hits of the masters: Sinatra, Bennett, Darin and of course Dean Martin. In addition to his theatre and night club schedule, Scalissi finds time to perform at senior centers, private engagements, casinos and numerous Italian festivals.
Over the years, Joe has had the opportunity to share the stage with great performers such as: Frankie Avalon, Al Martino, Nancy Sinatra, Dick Contino, Frank Stallone, The Four Aces, Danny and the Juniors and Lena Prima.