The idea of a band that play's music that few bands play nor heard on the radio
was the premise of The Steel Silk Band. The band was founded
in early 2014 with the
intent of performing some of the top songs from some of
the biggest artist's from the 60's to
The band is comprised of 11 of some of the top musicians & vocalists from the
New York area.
with each member bringing energy & accuracy to each song. Steel Silk
can be configured with
3 to 5 lead vocalists depending on your entertainment needs.
Steel Silk is sure you will be surprised at what your hearing,so get ready to bring
back some of
your fondest memories of yester-year. Covering songs from classic
country & much more.
Some of the artist's we cover are Billy Joel, Whitney Houston, Styx, Stevie Nicks
You never know what you'll hear from The Steel Silk Band
THE STEEL SILK BAND IS :
Vocals : Nicole C.
Nicole joins Steel Silk as a new vocalist to the Long Island scene. Even though young,her vocal talent
& enthusiasm for music goes beyond some of the pros. Nicole studied music at Muhlenberg College.
A few of Nicole's inspirations are Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson & Nina Simone.
Vocals: Mike Z.
Mike's love of music goes way back to the days of vinyl records when he
tone of Billy Joel & Dennis DeYoung, Mike can bring it with
the best of them.
A graduate of the Mark Twain School of Music back in the 70s & also
on the piano while flirting with a bit of trombone.
Guitar / Vocals : Steve J.
Steve has been playing the guitar for nearly forty years. Primarily a rock/pop
all the classic R&R bands, as well as R&B, Pop,
and Contemporary Music.
He has performed hundreds of shows with many well know bands on the
and Long Island
circuit for decades.
Drums : Tom P.
Playing drums since Christmas morning 1968, Tom Pantaleo has played on just about every kind of musical
stage there is, small bars, huge arenas, weddings and even a gig on a moving train! Tom is also a well
recorded drummer, working as a studio musician and appearing on three albums with his band Quickdraw,
who toured with many top country acts.
Tom is also known as Rocky in 102.3 WBAB, and can be heard on many local and national commercials.
Sax : Mike P.
Mike joins ssb with a ton of experience,not only does he play 13 different instruments but has performed
at Lincoln Center,Carnagie Hall & several top clubs in the NY area. Mike is also a music teacher,
composer & arranger. Mike will not only be covering the sax for SSB but whatever else it will take to
make the songs sound like the songs you forgot you love.
Piano & Keyboards : Nick T.
Nick Troiani was born and raised in NY. His early piano influences include Billy Joel and Elton John.
He is excited to be part of The Steel Silk Band. Nick is currently working as a high school music teacher
and when he’s not gigging with Steel Silk he plays with the tribute band BonJourneyNY and Rusty Spur.
Bass : Darrin G.
Performing for audiences for over 30 years, Darrin started on the LI club circuit in the 80's and has had
the pleasure of playing a wide range of venues throughout the Tri-State region. Some of his favorite stages
included CBGB's, the Paramount and those along the Bleecker Street strip.
After receiving his degree in music, he developed a deep appreciation for all genres of music, drawing
influence from everything, ranging from classic 70's fusion, disco and rock to today's alternative and
electronic dance music.