Las Vegas Saxman
Rocco is a 22 year veteran of Las Vegas. He has performed Jazz/Music festivals from coast to coast sharing the stage with such artists as, Grover Washington Jr, Dave Koz, Guitars and Saxes Jazz tours, The award winning Las Vegas Donny and Marie Show, The Jackson 5, The Eagles, and many more. Rocco was selected as one of the "Top Ten Saxophonists" in the USA by BET on Jazz. Musical style's include, Jazz, Funk, R&B, Pop, Rock, Country, Hip Hop-Rap.
He Began his musical journey at age eight in Syracuse, New York. Gerald Santy planted the solid foundation of saxophone playing that led Rocco to study at the Grove School of music in Los Angeles. He was an honorary musician throughout his studies, while bringing inner city schools to the highest level of achievement through state and national competitions. He graduated top of the Deans list from the Grove School of Music. Rocco made his way to Las Vegas as a Marquee Entertainer with Stations Casinos. Centered on the amazing Las Vegas Strip, his four year run at the prestigious Bellagio earned him "Best Jazz Group" and "Performer of the Year", Las Vegas Review Journal / Las Vegas Weekly. His Corporate venues include, AT&T, Microsoft, PGA Golf Tours, Bellagio, Wynn, Caesars, Venetian, Planet Hollywood, Flamingo and more...
Rocco is nationally recognized through his original music which include the album "Slo-Motion" and the most recent album "Bring it on Home." This album features accredited members of the Prince and David Sandborn Band. His original composition and collaboration with Ricky Peterson "The Spell" is in rotation through Sirius XM's Water Colors. Rocco also delivered an inspirational sound track to "The Power Of Us Entertainment" film titled "Butter."
His showroom status as a featured soloist includes, the Gordie Brown show, the Michael Cavanaugh show, the Daniel Emmett show (who was featured on "America's Got Talent"), Legends In Concert, the Greatest Piano Men show, the Clint Holmes show, the Paul Shaffer show and the award winning Donny and Marie show. Rocco's saxophone style augments the modern sound of ultra DJ's today. He is an endorsee through Conn-Selmer Saxophones and Legere' Saxophone Reeds. A true professional that takes great pride in his craft and always delivers a memorable performance that touches the heart and soul of his audience.