GUITAR, BASS, LEAD VOCALS
T.F. began his musical career playing guitar and singing with the band Misunderstood. After graduation from high school and moving to Greensboro, NC he played with the band Chocolate Funk sharing the stage with famed bands, The Ohio Players, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Isley Brothers and Confunkshion. Tom recorded with country music’s Gwen Biddix in conjunction with the late Archie Campbell of Hee-Haw. In the 70’s Tom traveled throughout the southeast with the band Instant Replay. As a co-founder of the Central Park Band, the group recorded 6 original hits. Tom wrote, recorded and released the originals “You Don’t Know” and “Parda'”.
KEYBOARDS, Guitar, LEAD VOCALS
Jeremy started playing at the age of 17 with The Continental Cowboys. He later joined The Brickhouse Band and was introduced to funk music, where he fell in love with the sound of a horn section. It became a passion to emulate the big horn sound, as well as all the nuances of the Hammond B3 sound, along with classic Rhodes and Clav sounds. Jeremy plays keyboards/piano, guitar, fiddle, sax, banjo and harmonica. His influences are Stevie Wonder, Jonathan Cain, Herbie Hancock, Bela Flek, Victor Wooten and Doc Watson. Born and raised in Garner, Jeremy is married to Marie. They have 2 boys Kaleb and Ethan.
Let Central Park Band be the perfect choice for your next party or event.
1982 - Now. Live, Energetic, Well-Versed...The Central Park Band is available for hire across the east coast. The band offers live classic rock, current pop and dance covers from decades, a quality sound system, specialized lighting, fog machine and carries commercial general liability coverage. Friendly and professional the band loves to see you party and as a courtesy to you, the band does not drink while performing. Let Central Park Band be the perfect choice for your next party or event.
sound engineer, DRUMS
Tommy is a musician, drummer and owner of Wall Productions. He is a professional sound engineer with experience running sound for various bands, events and area churches. His knowledge of music and his ability to control the board adds to the sound that is "The Central Park Band."
BASS, DRUMS, LEAD VOCALS
Marty has been a rocker since age 14 and has played in many bands throughout the years. He was the lead vocalist and bass player in the group Spur of the Moment from 1991-2002. A 1986 E.C.U. graduate, Marty is a developer/builder and lives in Clayton, N.C. with his wife Jenny. He is one of the featured lead vocalist while "rocking out" the bass.
DRUMS, LEAD VOCALS
George was born in Winston-Salem, NC, later moved to Cary, NC and graduated from Cary High School in 1977. He marched with the highly regarded Cary High School Band percussion section. He graduated with a Business Degree from Campbell University in 1984. George currently lives in Raleigh, NC and has been playing drums professionally and keeping the beat since the age of 15. Famous sayings "Gotta Love It!"
LEAD VOCALS, KEYBOARD
Cindy graduated from University of Illinois with a degree in vocal performance. After college she worked as a professional singer in the Chicago area for several years before moving to Florida to work at Disney World as Belle in the Beauty and the Beast show. She also had the opportunity to live in Japan for a year to work at Tokyo Disneyland and then literally traveled around the world as Lead Vocalist with Jean Ann Ryan Productions on the Royal Cruise Line. After moving to Raleigh in 1996, she immediately joined the Central Park Band.