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East Coast Music Hall of Fame Nominee

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Best Music Makers Awards

Recognizing the very best of our music makers & producers today! The very best of today’s new talent and the music providers who represent all genres of music that continue the musical legacy of the 40s, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s Rock & Roll generations. This award is chosen by The ECMHOF People’s Voice via voting ambassador members.

Preserving

Provide a world class Museum Library and home for the pioneers of R&B and the Rock & Roll music generation. To celebrate the recording and performance of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s music with engaging educational programs and extensive Library & Archives. Document and Preserve an American heritage, the music that changed the course of history and politics through the international language of music. 

Honoring

 The ECMHOF Awards Gala with our Lifetime Achievement Awards and Legend Awards honor the finest artists and recordings of the past and present. The Foundation is dedicated to lifting the human spirit in celebration and to shine a spotlight on the human endeavor to persevere, overcome and achieve a lifetime of dedication and performance of excellence by an individual, group or organization of the many art forms and categories of the music industry. 

Helping

The Best of the Music Makers Awards help today’s aspiring new talent as well as established artists who want to preserve and continue this musical legacy by creating pathways of recognition as well as educational and musical programs to help aspiring artists to succeed.  

About

rocky &
the rollers

Nominated for BEST MUSIC MAKER COVER BAND

Best Music Maker Cover Band / Best Group or band actively performing the popular songs of sixties or seventies.

Gerry “Rocky” Seader

Drums & Vocals

Born in Philadelphia, Rocky started playing drums at the early age of 10.  By age 13 he was playing big band music from the 1940’s in his grandfather Chet DeLorenzo’s band.  Rocky say’s “Everything that I know in music today I owe to my Grandfather.  He was the BEST!”  At age 16, Rocky started playing Rock & Roll with various bands in the Philadelphia-South Jersey club circuit.  That is where he met DANNY & THE JUNIORS  of  “At The Hop” fame.” His powerful drumming impressed  DANNY & THE JUNIORS and earned him a spot as their drummer and later becoming their musical director.  Rocky spent 10 years on the road with DANNY & THE JUNIORS and learned most of what he knows today from that experience.  “That was some of the BEST times of my life, Rocky says’.  Joe Terry and Frank Maffie really showed me the ropes.”  They remain long time friends and still work together on occasion.

Rocky also got to play for all the recording artists from the 50’s and 60’s rock and roll era when they toured.  Rocky say’s “If they had a record in the 1950’s or 1960’s I probably played drums for them at one point or another.”

In the early 1980’s Rocky decided to start his own group.  He was in such demand by promoters and acts in the business that he had to break away from DANNY & THE JUNIORS and go out on his own.  That is where Rocky & The Rollers began.   The early 1980’s also introduced Rocky to JON “BOWZER” BAUMAN of SHA NA NA fame, and the two have become life long friends.  Rocky is the drummer and musical director for BOWZER’S ROCK & ROLL PARTY and the band tours with BOWZER nationally and internationally throughout the year.

Because of his powerful and highly energetic drumming style Rocky has become one of the most sought after drummers in the business today.  Rocky also runs a successful production company Rocky Productions that produces shows all over the world.

Rocky and Nikki’s Fermented Grapes Tour 2019

Rocky and Nikki’s Fermented Grapes Tour 2019

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Join us in 2019!

“Headed back after an unbelievably great trip to Central Coast wine country in Santa Barbara County California. Thanks to Expedia Cruise Ship Center’s Tracey and Dan for taking my vision and making it happen! What a great group of people on the first of many Rocky and Nikki’s Fermented Grape Tours. See youse next time!”
Rocky

Introducing Pat Gallo

Rocky and The Rollers are proud and excited to announce the addition of Pat Gallo as our new bass player.  We have known and worked with Pat for many years and look forward to Rockin’ with him on stage! Pat comes to us from central California and spent several years as a traveling musician before settling in Orlando. He earned a B.A. in music from Rollins College and an M.A. from the University of Central Florida. His performance experiences include pit orchestras, artist back-up, awards shows, conventions, festivals, theme parks, dance bands, jazz bands, and original projects. As a freelance musician he has traveled most of the U.S. along with parts of Europe, the middle east, and far east. He is also an adjunct instructor at Seminole and Daytona State Colleges.   Please welcome this accomplished musician to our Rock and Roll family.

Rocky and Nikki’s Fermented Grapes Tour 2018

 

 “Headed back after an unbelievably great trip to Central Coast wine country in Santa Barbara County California. Thanks to Expedia Cruise Ship Center’s Tracey and Dan for taking my vision and making it happen! What a great group of people on the first of many Rocky and Nikki’s Fermented Grape Tours. See youse next time!”
Rocky

 

Have you heard The Svengoolie Stomp?

Legendary rock ‘n roller Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon salutes popular horror movie host, Svengoolie, in his signature pounding style wth his song “Svengoolie Stomp” which premiered on Me TV’s Svengoolie show, Saturday night September 3rd. The Svengoolie show originates out of Chicago and is shown at 10pm PST.

Freddy Cannon was born in the nearby Boston suburb of Lynn, MA , was hit by the big beat early, and issued forth a string of hit records that include “Palisades Park”, “Tallahassee Lassie”, “Action”, “Abigail Beecher” and “Way Down Yonder In New Orleans”. Freddy appeared on Dick Clark’s Bandstand more than any other performer and sang the theme song “Action” to the popular sixties show “Where The Action Is”.

On September 4th, the Svengoolie Stomp will be available on iTunes, CD Baby and other downloaders. An orange vinyl 7″ 45 rpm single with picture sleeve will be available on September 20th.

Where to Buy:

Wondercap Records

itunes

amazon

Spotify

SVENGOOLIE STOMP WITH FREDDY “BOOM BOOM” CANNON IN ALASKA

Not the most famous glacier but arguably the most dramatic. Enjoy its sunlit mist.

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FREDDY “BOOM BOOM” CANNON DEBUTS NEW SONG LABOR DAY WKD ON Me-TV

Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon, who holds the record as the recording artist with the most performances on Dick Clark’s American Bandstand (110), will debut his new tune on National TV Labor Day Weekend.

Svengoolie Stomp

The tune, “the Svengoolie Stomp,” was inspired by one of Freddy’s favorite TV shows, seen Saturday nights on ME-TV. A long time fan of scary movies, when Freddy isn’t touring on weekends he watches Svengoolie host old horror and sci fi films. Svengoolie has been played by Rich Koz since 1979. Koz, a former radio air talent before he became a well known and award winning TV personality, started playing the movie host character in Chicago, where the show is still produced, however now Svengoolie’s show has expanded and is seen in all 50 states.

Cannon, well known for his early rock hits including “Palisades Park” and “Tallahassee Lassie,” said he came up with his latest creation when a friend suggested he write a song about monsters. Having watched many late night horror movie shows over the years, Freddy felt Koz’s Svengoolie was the best he had seen. “Rich does an incredible job. I love his humor and he’s always well researched with the tidbits he shares about his films.”

Having never met Koz, Freddy wrote and recorded the “Svengoolie Stomp,” based solely on his passion for the show and the character. Cannon sent it without advance notice to the ME-TV studios. Koz said “You can’t imagine what a thrill it is for me to have a great talent whose music I’ve enjoyed for so long to actually create a song about me.”

“Freddy has perfectly combined the good time rock & roll he’s famous for with the spirit of what we do on my show-and, believe me, our show has had its share of spirits,” said Koz.

In preparation for the national debut of the “Svengoolie Stomp,” Cannon flew to Chicago from L.A. to film the music video on the set of the TV show. In addition to Cannon and Koz in the video, viewers will recognize cameos from a number of celebrities from the world of music and TV.

Svengoolie will introduce the new tune during his showing of Lon Chaney in “Frozen Ghost” this Saturday, Sept. 3rd, 10pm, (9pm, central) on ME-TV.

“The Svengoolie Stomp” will be available for downloading Sept 4 on iTunes. Plus, a collector’s edition vinyl copy of the tune can be ordered at http://www.wondercaprecords.com.

For more information, contact Svengoolie Producer Jim Roche at:
JRoche@MeTVNetwork.com.

Be sure to catch Freddy Rockin’ the Glaciers with us in 2017 for our premier voyage to Alaska!

Rocky Productions Inc

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the organization of Rocky Productions Inc. which is now the exclusive producer of my popular Rockin’ The Caribbean themed cruises as well as multiple other live musical events here in Florida, the United States and on the open seas.

Rocky Productions Inc. is the exclusive management for Rocky and The Rollers band.

Look out for more new and exciting events in 2016 and in the meantime don’t hesitate to drop me a line.

Thank you for your continued support and friendship and below please find my new contact information.

Gerry Rocky Seader
Rocky Productions Inc.
Bowzers Rock and Roll Party
Rockin’ The Caribbean® Oldies Cruise
Rocky and the Rollers

email  rocky@rockyandtherollers.com 
websites:
www.rockyandtherollers.com 
www.rockinthecaribbeancruise.com 

 

Website Launch

We are so excited to announce the launch of our brand new website dedicated exclusively to Rocky’s Rockin’ Cruises!
Special thanks to our friends over at Imaginif Media for all their hardwork, youse are great!

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