Above photo courtesy of Amy "Dragonfly" Kerwin.
Pat is joined by a congenial cadre of veteran players:
Bill Conway, double bassist, arranger, composer and teacher, has accompanied venerable jazz singers from Sylvia Syms to Margaret Whiting, and jazz greats such as Benny Carter, Carmen Leggio, Cecil Taylor & "Doc" Cheatam.
Cliff Hackford, drummer, tabla player & teacher, has played with the likes of Clark Terry, Sam the Sham, and Vicki Sue Robinson, as well as a wide variety of Grammy winning & platinum selling artists. Cliff co-produced Pat's CDs at his studio, Park Hill Recording, Yonkers, NY.
Jim Wacker, keyboardist, composer & musical director, has toured with countless rock and roll stars from Bo Diddley, the Coaster and the Drifters to Chubby Checker, Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen.
Other artists who recorded on the CD and perform with Simpatico include Craig Purpura, on sax and flute, and Tom Flammia on guitar.
Together, we are Simpatico (Simply Pat Tomasso & Company).