OFF THE HOOK - Bio
OFF THE HOOK is a combination of a few very successful bands. The jelling of the rhythm section and the singers is unprecedented. Art Marzigliano Bass Player, Mike Pasco guitarist & background vocals, Mike Barone on Drums & Vocals, Laura Press & Dylan Barone on Lead Vocals, John D'Esposito on Keys & Sax.
Dylan Barone - Lead Vocals
Dylan is a very accomplish musician able to play drums and bass . His energy brings life to the stage.
Artie has been managing and booking bands successfully for the past 30 years. Starting with STIR CRAZY. A female fronted party band. "Stir Crazy" has had a very steady run basically booked every weekend. Arty has played with all the best musicians on Long Island. After meeting the guys in another band, they decided to change the name due to the comments from the crowd, " THESE GUYS ARE OFF THE HOOK." Arty uses a cordless system so he can be out in the crowd dancing with the fans and getting the people up and parting going from the 1st song to the last.
Mike Pasco - Lead Guitar & Vocals
Mike began his professional career with pop-rockers The Move, recording and playing clubs throughout the tri-state area.
From My Fathers Place in Long Island to CBGB’s in New York City to Maxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ, finally signing with Cheryl Records. Eventually Mike left to pursue a solo career writing, producing and recording his own material as 3D Music. In the Nineties, Mike once again hit the road, this time with rockers Talon, recording and gigging all over the metropolitan area with a noticeable performance at New York’s China Club. After several years of gigging the Long Island circuit with The Nuthin Fancy Band, Rockhouse, Little Rock, Cover-Up and The Down And Dirty Band, Mike found his home with Off The Hook where his funky guitar playing and gritty vocals are a perfect compliment.
John d' Esposito - Sax & Keys
John's Info will be up soon.