Rocco Prestia Update!!!

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by grooveguru, Jul 23, 2002.

  1. grooveguru


    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    This just in from the Dudepit:

    "I have just received word that Rocco is scheduled for an estimated 8-hour liver transplant surgery TODAY, Tuesday, July 23, at 5:30 p.m. Eastern time (or 2:30 p.m. California time), assuming that the donor liver is determined to be a compatible match.

    Please say a prayer for a successful surgery and a smooth recovery.


    Bob Burchfield, Trustee
    Rocco Prestia Medical Fund "
  2. Amen.
  3. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
  4. yawnsie


    Apr 11, 2000
    Good news. I hope everything goes well for Rocco.

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
  6. that's good news...

    I just hope everything goes well!
  7. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I knew God liked bass players!
  8. I hope he lives through it.... But would anyone mind telling me just who Rocco Prestia is? I've been hearing his name a lot lately.
  9. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Bassist for Tower Of Power. Lord of the 16th note groove!:cool:
  10. Funkster


    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    I hope all goes well!
  11. oddentity

    oddentity Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2000
    I hope & pray that the operation is a success...
  12. grooveguru


    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    Hey all check out the Dude's Rocco thread under Misc. Good news!
  13. yourself a favour and check out any Tower of Power, but particularly a song called "What Is Hip"? It is the quintessential 1/16 note groove, and required learning for any serious funkateer. BTW, it took me a week to learn the tune, but about another 5 weeks to be able to play it like Rocco!
  14. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    Roccos surgery was a success and Roccos doing well!! Praise God!!
    he needs our help - please check out the auction going on in ebay for him
    its a lakland bass that i donated- here he is signing it-
    Bless you, Rocco!
  15. You're a good man adrian! My bid is in!:)
  16. Wow, I picked up a couple of Tower of Power CDs, wow...just wow.... I hope that Lakland auction works out, I would bid, except I'm broke...
  17. Word.

  18. Erlendur Már

    Erlendur Már

    May 24, 2000
    Great news! I'm listening to TOP right now!