Rocco Calipari Sr. is a skilled teacher of guitar and since 1995 has been playing lead guitar for "Howard and The White Boys". He recorded with Buddy Guy on "Howard and the White Boy's" CD, "The Big Score". Additionally, he has played with Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Carl Weathersby, Son Seals, and many more famous artists. As one of Chicago's great contemporary blues guitarists, Rocco has played in 40 states and 12 countries around the world.
Rocco Calipari Jr.
Rocco Jr. first "sat in" with "Howard and the White Boys" when he was 15 years old. He attended the Guitar Institute in L. A. where he studied with Carl Verheyen ("Super Tramp"), jazz/blues great Scott Henderson, and famed blues instructor/writer Keith Wyatt. His approach to the guitar, while grounded in rock and blues, is keenly aimed at a post modern interpretation of American roots music.