The Benefits of Joining a Band

When you first learn to play an instrument, it’s usually on your own or with a teacher. Then, when you get better and more advanced, you will most likely spend more time around other people who play music and realize how much you enjoy being around musicians who are similar to you. A shared love … Continued

The Benefits of Playing an Instrument

Just about everyone enjoys music, whether it’s classical, rock and roll, pop, jazz, folk, or one of the many other forms. A lot of people like music so much that they learn how to play an instrument. At first, individuals often learn to play an instrument because it’s fun and they enjoy creating music. But, … Continued

Rehearsal Time

Less than a week till we revisit 1973 with Band On The Run and other classic tunes. The kids have been working hard and having fun.  

Doin’ The Monster Mash

Rockit had some fun on a Friday night Halloween rehearsal in preparation for their 1973 Tribute concert featuring Band On The Run by McCartney & Wings. Photos by Bruce Callipani

Fab Faux Greets Rockit

A group of Rockit musicians checked in with The Fab Faux during a sound check at the Count Basie Theatre on June 13. Will Lee, Rich Pagano, Frank Agnello, and Jack Petruzzelli spent some time talking shop with the kids.  

Rockit Opens for Eric Burdon

Eric Burdon, legendary rock-n-roll vocalist during the British Invasion for The Animals as well as 70s funk group War, performed at The Count Basie Theatre on Wednesday, August 28 to a packed house. Rockit, invited by the Count Basie Theatre, opened the show with a 25-minute set with classic hits like “Evidence” and “Fire.”

Rockit at Brookdale

The Rockit musicians took the stage at the 16th annual Brookdale Guitar Show on April 14, 2013. The show is held at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey and features both clinics and performances along with a great lineup of music vendors.

Summer Meet-ups

Some recent photos with various musicians in town: With Will Lee from The Fab Faux meets with Rockit during a soundcheck prior the their performance at the Count Basie Theatre.   Drummer Will Calhoun from Living Colour meets with Rockit at the Count Basie Theatre.   With Bernard Purdie at The Morristown Museum   With … Continued

Brandon Boyd from Incubus in Asbury Park

Rockit singer Allison LaRochelle joined up with the Make Yourself Foundation team and Brendan Boyd from Incubus in Asbury Park. The Make Yourself Foundation is a non-profit organization created by Incubus that funds various charities both locally and around the world. The band funds the foundation by donating a portion of the proceeds generated from … Continued