Richie Gajate Garcia is a world-class percussionist who has toured with a who’s-who of major artists such as Phil Collins, Sting, Diana Ross, John Denver, Stevie Wonder, The Boston Pops, as well as Frankie Valli.
Craig Pilo is an amazing drummer who toured with Frankie Valli for 13 years. He played drums for the last two Robinson Brothers concerts and knocked it out of the park.
Chuck Wilson is a product of Litchfield and has been making music with Robby and Rex since they were teenagers, back to the Far Cryse days. Chuck toured with Frankie Valli for years, singing and playing drums and percussion.
Basil Fung is a fantastic guitarist who has played with such superstars as Alanis Morissette, Wilson Phillips, and The Pointer Sisters. He is currently the guitarist in Frankie Valli’s Band. His dazzling guitar solos are prominently featured in Frankie Valli’s recent PBS special.
Harry Kim, all-star trumpet player to the stars Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and Phil Collins to name a few. You may have heard Harry’s trumpet playing the high notes of American Idol, The Grammys, The Oscars, movies, etc.
Paul Von Mertens, saxophone and woodwinds, is an amazing musician who has worked with Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, and Elton John. He is best known as the Music Director for Brian Wilson since 1999.
Dr. Jon Brummel, trombone, is an incredible low brass artist who has been the top call for Frankie Valli in the northern California area. His resume is extensive, having performed with Ray Charles, Johnny Mathis, Natalie Cole, and the San Francisco Symphony.