featuring their hybrid formula of Standards, Blues,
Classic Rock, Country, and Latin influences. Their
music has become a favorite at some of the most
respected venues throughout the area.
TOM PASSAMONTEPerforming professionally since 1968, music has been in Tom’s family dating back to his grandfather Austin.Tom has been the driving force, lead singer and guitarist in Special Blend since its inception in 1980.STEVE VULLOSteve joined the band in early 1980, and has previously performed with other musical groups including Jaspur, Stony Creek, RSVP, and Malibu.Today, Steve is the primary drummer and percussionist as well as vocalist for Special Blend.ROCKY KALERRocky joined Special Blend in 1997 and has been the full-time bass player ever since. In the early 60’s Rocky’s bands included The Tryp, The Showcase, and Sabattis. In the 90’s Rocky performed with the country-western band Whisky Road. To date, Rocky has recorded five CD’s, his most recent from his solo project Cherry Day.Today you can see Rocky as the bassist and vocalist for Special Blend.