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Rocket Men first embarked on this voyage down the yellow brick road together as a cohesive tribute band in 2018. They collectively create the signature sounds of the great Elton John, and offer something truly unique for their fans by creating a live musical experience that has to be seen and heard to be believed, bringing you a 100% live reproduction of all the Elton songs you know and love. Get in contact with us to bring this spirited show to your next event!
Lead Vocalist, Piano and Keyboards
Playing the role of Elton John, Thomas Dalesandro began playing piano at 6 years old, and grew up listening to the music of piano greats such as Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, and of course, Elton John. Thomas was born and raised in Los Angeles, and started his professional career at the age of 11 when he began singing on various motion picture soundtracks, starting with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. This early start has led to a vibrant career in the recording arts, with his vocals and keyboards now being featured on projects ranging from rock albums to cartoon pilots. Aside from session work, Thomas has performed alongside countless original and cover bands from a wide variety of genres - appearing everywhere from local bars and clubs to corporate events, conventions and festivals such as Warped Tour. Find out more at www.thomasdalesandro.com
Glenn has been performing, playing, and recording around the L.A. area since 1986. He has performed at most major venues and clubs in the Southern California area. He has many recording and live credits (Treason, Malisha,Neil Turbin) along with dozens of movie and television recordings and appearances including “Beverly Hills 90210”, “Melrose Place”, “Shanna” and “The Super” with Joe Pesci. Glenn has Played the last 25 years with “Thank-U-Drive-Thru”, a So Cal live rock band playing all over the west coast. Recorded 2 live CD’s and have played over 1000 shows with this band. As the house band, Glenn performed live on KLOS 95.5’s Mark and Brian Show and Xmas shows. These shows were broadcast to millions of people across the country. He has also performed live with David Coverdale covering “Is This Love” and other Whitesnake hits.
Saxophone, Flute, Keyboards, Vocals
Jeff was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ into a musical family where everyone played something, from trumpet to accordion. Jeff was spared the accordion and ended up on sax, mostly because his family already had one. It turned out to be a good fit. Fast-forward through years of private lessons and band camps to completing his studies with a Bachelor of Music degree from Cal State Northridge with a performance emphasis on sax and bassoon. After receiving his diploma, his real education began, performing in a wide variety of situations, from cruise ships and Vegas show rooms, to touring with swing and rock bands to musical theater. His recording and performance credits include Ricki Lee Jones, Lyle Lovett, Skirllex, Shana Morrison, Bob Malone, and the Young Dubliners, to name a few. Jeff currently lives in the Los Angeles area where he continues to play in a variety of bands, enjoying the music.
Originally from New Hampshire and a graduate of McNally Smith College of Music, Scott Felton’s musical journey took him to Los Angeles in 2002 where he quickly became established as an in demand sideman for a wide variety of local bands and artists including Hollywood U2, Goldrush Country, The Joseph John Band, Rodeo Drive, Southbay Country, Just Dave Band, The Hollywood Wranglers, Jake Parr, Dean Kalogris, Highway Starr, Casual Encounters Karaoke, and I Want My 80s as well as national country artist Hollywood Yates. Scott has also had the honor of opening for many national artists as well including David Allan Coe, Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, Kix Brooks, Parmalee, Justin Moore, Phil Vassar, Eddie Money, The Bay City Rollers, Sonny Ledfurd, Josh Thompson, Eden’s Edge, John Pardi, and Charlie Worsham, Luke Combs and Bow Wow Wow.
A graduate of the LA College of Music, Giorgio is a well-respected bassist. He has recorded and performed with a myriad of artists, including the much-revered jazz-fusion guitarist Frank Gambale. He has also taken on the demanding roles of producer and composer for several of the artists he has collaborated with.
In addition, Giorgio has composed theme music for television, independent and industrial films.
"Quality of tone is something never to be compromised,”