Bookings: Tommy Rox
Tommy Rox (James Taylor)
Mr. Entertainer, himself, has been exciting audiences from coast to coast. An outstanding singer-songwriter, Tommy is also an electrifying guitar slinger, interacting with the crowd and stirring their emotions. As he can “rock” the house, he can touch the listeners’ hearts with a tender James Taylor ballad playing his acoustic guitar as well. James fans will be thrilled!
Dallis Craft (Carole King)
As a keyboard player and singer-songwriter, Dallis has performed and toured with K.T. Oslin, David Frizzell, Mandy Barnett, and actor Bruce Willis as a featured vocalist in his band, The Accelerators. She can be heard on numerous recordings, including those of Pee Wee Ellis, Huey Lewis and the News, John Lee Sanders, Jimmy Dillon, Melvin Seals, Jesse Colin Young and Greg Kihn. National television commercials include Red Lobster, AT&T, and Rice-a-Roni.
Amy Wigton (Joni Mitchell on vocals and guitar)
As a singer-songwriter, Amy has shared the stage with such artists as: Grammy Award Winner Marc Cohn, Jefferson Starship, Norton Buffalo, Loudon Wainwright III, Dave Mason, Jesse Colin Young, The Waybacks, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Pablo Cruise, Tommy Castro, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Roger McGuinn and John Stewart. Amy has also thrilled audiences with her Joni Mitchell tribute, “Mostly Joni.”
Rita Thies (vocals, flute, and sax)
Having over thirty years of performing experience, Rita’s versatility has allowed her to perform and record with a wide range of artists including Mariah Carey, Kenny G., Carlos Santana, John Lee Hooker, Jessie Collin Young, Sheila E., Pete Escovedo, Zigaboo Modeliste (of The Meters), Steve Smith (of Journey), Chris Hayes and Johnny Colla (of Huey Lewis and The News).
Lance Dresser (drums)
Lance has studied privately with Roy Blumenfeld, Chuck Brown, and Jeff Hamilton. He has played behind national artists such as Huey Lewis, Glen Frey (Eagles), Michael Bolton, Kenny G., Della Reese, Darius Rucker (Hootie and the Blowfish), and T-Bone Burnett. He has toured with Maynard Ferguson, recorded two jazz albums and done two Japan tours with Grammy Award winner, Maria Muldaur. He’s also performed with local artist Eric Martin, Super Diamond, Cold Blood, Wall Street, and Full Faith & Credit Big Band.
Jonathan Bassil (bass and vocals)
Jonathan is an extremely talented and musical bass player. He has shared the stage with countless National bands and acts (Frankie Vallie, Ben E. King, Mary Wells, Helen Reddy and The Ramones) His style is crucial to the King James tribute with his warm tone, his sense of dynamics, and his unstoppable groove.