David Rokeach - drummer
PHOTOS - David Rokeach, Drums

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With Ray Manzarek of The Doors and the Napa Valley Symphony at The Napa River Festival 9/5/10

A good time was had by all !

With Ray Manzarek of the Doors and Tony Fernandez of the Doors tribute band Peace Frog with the Napa Valley Symphony. Tony was channelling Jim Morrison that night!

with Ray at rehearsal

with Soul Diva Thelma Houston and snake for the Teatro ZinZanni show Hearts on Fire. The snake was a little camera shy.

with singer, songwriter, activist Joan Baez at Teatro ZinZanni's 10th anniversary celebration in SF 4/23/10

with the cast of Teatro ZinZanni's 10th anniversary celebration, featuring Joan Baez, Thelma Houston, El Vez and a bunch of other great performers.

with El Vez, The Mexican Elvis at Teatro ZinZanni's 10th anniversary celebration.

Rear: Jarrod Spector, Drew Gehling.
Front: Steve Gouveia, Jeremy Kushnier, as the Four Seasons in Jersey Boys. I guess I'm the Fifth Season. Indian Summer?

Jersey Girls SF Round 2: Julia Krohn, Natalie Bradshaw, Joyce Chittick

Filling in for drummer Ryan Bennett on the Jersey Boys Second National Tour in Pittsburgh PA 2012 with Colby Foytik, Brad Weinstock, Jason Kappus and Brandon Andrus. Again, I'm the 5th season. Paprika?

and Jersey Girls Lindsey Cole, Kara Tramel, and Jenny Lee Ramos.

Jersey Boys SF Round 2 (for me):
Joseph Bwarie, Bryan McElroy, Andrew Rannells, and Jeff Leibow as the Four Seasons. Again, I'm the Fith Season. Currie Powder?

Oh What a Night!

with Jersey Girls Natalie Gallo and Rachel Shur 2nd National Tour 2012

with Jersey Boys 2nd National Tour Conductor Extraordinaire Jo Ann Daugherty

Surrounded by Janis's at the Marines Memorial Theatre in San Francisco with Cathy Richardson (in hat) and Morgan Hallett.

With Katrina Chester and Morgan Hallett.

with original Big Brother and the Holding Company Drummer, Dave Getz on the San Francisco set of "Love, Janis"

<< == MORE JANIS! with Kacee Clanton as Janis Joplin and Sylvia MaCcalla as a Joplinaire at ACT’s Geary Theater in June 2017 during the SF run of A Night with Janis Joplin. Sylvia also played Bessie Smith and Odetta. Janis_Logo

<< == Filling in for my friend Dave Getz with Big Brother and the Holding Company Sept. 5th 2015 at The Pig Out In The Park Festival in Spokane, Washington with Tom Odetto, Peter Albin, Darby Gould, and Tom Finch. We played almost the entire Cheap Thrills album and a whole lot more BB classics. For me, it was a Cheap Thrill of the highest order. Some of my most fun gigs have been as a sub. I'm thinking of putting this on my tombstone- "Here lies David Rokeach..... The regular guy couldn't make it." ;-)  

with Rita Moreno as her Tony Award Winning Character Googie Gomez. Rita is one of the few people to win an Oscar, Tony, an Emmy and a Grammy. She's truly amazing!

with Rita and my daughters; a match made in heaven. Photo by my wife Yolanda

The great Rita Moreno and her Trio, Russ Kassoff on piano and Andrew Higgins on bass at The Napa Valley Opera House 8/17/13

with Darren Criss from the hit TV series Glee. Darren is an incredibly talented young man. He sings, dances, acts, writes songs, plays piano and guitar among other things. That night we played one of his original tunes, Fire and Rain by James Taylor, and It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones. It was a ball!

with singing sensation Rozzi Crane
at the ACT 2013 Season Gala

with Tony Award winning actor Bill Irwin, He's also Mr. Noodle from Elmo's World on Sesame Street. Bill is an amazingly brilliant physical comedian. It was a thrill to work with him!

Holly Near - Peace Becomes You album

Recording Holly Near's Peace Becomes You at Mesa Recording Sebastopol CA March 2012

with John Bucchino, Jan Martinelli, Gary Mankin, Donna Korones, and Holly at the Peace Becomes You Recording sessions March 2012

with piano and vocal sensation Tony Desare with Dan Fabricant on bass at Feinstein's in SF 10/26/13

June 6th 2015 Camp Winnarainbow Benefit with Dr. John at Danny Scher's Coventry Grove

Sarah Morrow, Dr John, Vernon Black and Pete Sears

with Wavy Gravy and Dr. John
Some people just have good taste in hats!

Sarah Morrow, David Rokeach Pete Sears, Veron Black, Dr. John in front

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