THE BLUE ROCKIT BAND
We are The Blue Rockit Band, a musical revue that provides a variety of styles including Rock, Pop, R&B, Blues, Country, Jazz and Reggae. The difference between other bands and Blue Rockit is that we take each style seriously! At the Core of Blue Rockit you’ll find four musicians whose talent and experience as individuals compliment the total package. The result is a professional presentation that focuses on the client. We realize that the entertainment is an important component to an affair. There is no doubt Blue Rockit is the perfect choice for any event. From Jazz and cocktails to dinner and dancing, if fun is required, leave the music to Blue Rockit. We’ll run out of time before we run out of good music!!!
Bass, Guitar and Vocals
Eric Koch, AKA Johnny Rhinestone, has been playing guitar, bass and singing professionally since he was 15 years old in many different groups with a variety of different styles of music. A few bands that he has played with include: Axis, West Coast Connection, Private Life, The 360 Band, Color, ERTH, The KHU, FlashBack, Surreal Time and more. He has done a clinic with Alan White, the Drummer from YES and is also featured on a track with virtuoso guitarist, Frank Gamble.
BARRY FARRAR JR.
Drums, Percussion and Background Vocals
A versatile south land pro for over 25 years, he has played all styles of music. Barry studied at the Dick Grove School of Music under Joe Porcaro. Barry has freelanced with various artists including Lamont Johnson, Graham Nash, Barbara Morrison and Burt Bacharach. His musical credits include producing radio and TV spots for local production companies. A complete percussionist Barry plays all hand drums as well as the drum set.
Guitar and Lead Vocals
Tim began playing the Japanese Club Circuit in the 1970’s. He moved to San Diego in the 80’s and began to perform with Sabotage, a group associated with Guns n Roses song writer West Arkeen. Tim played many gigs all over Los Angeles and San Diego during this period, then moved to L.A. to play with Aces and Eights who received regular airplay on KNAC FM Radio. He has worked with Black Roses and Cyclone, other credits include Smith and Western, Ozz Fest and Sound Ray Luziers.
Keyboards and Background Vocals
Sammy holds a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts Production and Performance. He is a talented keyboard player for the Blue Rockit Band as well as a skilled sound engineer with 23 years of studio experience. A talented EDM producer, composer and performer, Sammy has performed with numerous musical groups around California.