Tommy Di Pasquale on bass!
Tommy moved to Fabulous Las Vegas in 2009 from California. It was his dream to found a high energy and dynamic Variety Cover Band to perform on the Strip and throughout the city. He searched for seasoned professionals with proven stellar entertainment backgrounds that shared the same goals. It takes tremendous work, commitment and comradery to create a cohesive band family & get the crowd coming back for more. He has finally achieved this with “Tommy D & Rock 702.’ The music these Musicians produce together is magnetic! Vegas now has a band where “Glam Meets Rock!” Be prepared to see, hear and feel the magic!
Tommy has been playing the bass guitar for 35 yrs. and originates from Huntington Beach, CA. He has played all genre’s of music from Funk, R&B, Jazz, Contemporary Christian and punk to his absolute favorite good old Rock & Roll. He also plays acoustic and electric guitar and rocks both main and background vocals.
Some of the venues he has been seen at include “The Roxy” on the Sunset Strip, “Gazzarri’s” in West Hollywood, “The Green Door Nightclub” in Huntington Beach and “Bogart’s Nightclub” as well as other LA hot spots.
Tommy has played The Hamilton Oaks Winery Jazz summer series in San Juan Capistrano, CA. with his band “Behind The Scene” as well as Chao Pasta Bar and Restaurant there. He has traveled to entertain at “The Friends Bar’ in Austin, TX., “The Castle’ in Delran, NJ and his band opened for “Dick Dale and the Deltones’ in Huntington Beach. The video soundtrack he produced also was featured in his Company’s global awards ceremony in Germany.
Tommy is a Producer as well of a hit record by his band “The Remnant” from his days in the LA music scene and was promoted by the Ecomcon record label.
He has also played bass and performed vocals and background vocals on two CD’s “Grafted in – Timeless’ where he co-wrote the hit “Flower OC” and “Grafted In-From The Hill” in which he wrote and performed bass and background vocals on the hit single ” On Your Side” produced in 1995 by Soul Food Music. This is when he played with The CCM Music Ministry and he was a leader in the Contemporary Christian Music Scene. These songs were top hits and played on national Praise radio.
Tommy’s recent gigs in the Vegas Music scene include the following venues: Aces and Ales, The Hideaway, Bounty Hunter Warm Springs, Legends Sports Bar, The Summit, Garfields, No Regrets Bar, The Tavern, Casablanca Hotel & Casino, The Martini, Buffalo Bills Hotel & Casino, Harrah’s Laughlin [private party] Hoover Dam Lodge and Casino and numerous other Corporate and private events.
Tommy loves the vibe created by interacting with the audience during performances with his fellow band members and is known for his versatile musical talent and unique style of entertaining. His ability to make each fan feel a part of the band’s music is second to none! You will see him interacting with fans before, during and after the show. That is who he is and he loves to share that energy.
His career in the printing industry has spanned over 40 years! He started as a teen working in his Dad’s Printing Company in California. He currently works as a Technical Sales Representative Western region for a global printing supply company. He is respected and well known throughout that industry for his knowledge base and personal integrity.
He is married to his wife Susan who is his partner in his love of music and helps him promote and manage the band. She has a background in Marketing [Adjunct Faculty Instructor, University Master’s level] and excels at start up production and event planning. They reside in Summerlin, Las Vegas.