Rob Paparozzi & The Honeydrippers
New Jersey-based frontman, singer & harmonica player Rob Paparozzi has been a blues performer since 1967. Rob is far from being strictly a Blues musician; in fact, he's at home playing a wide range of music. He performs in a variety of genres including rock, blues, jazz and pop. This versatility is reflected in the long and remarkably diverse list of major artists that Rob has worked with. This list includes: B.B. King, Dr. John, Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, Carole King, Roberta Flack, Culture Club, Cyndi Lauper, Randi Newman, Jimmy McGriff and James Galway.
Rob has toured the world with the “Original Blues Brothers Band”, featuring guitar legend Steve Cropper and special guest Eddie Floyd and also as Frontman-Lead Singer for the Legendary "Blood Sweat and Tears"
Rob "The Honeydripper" Paparozzi is a grammy nominated American harmonica player and vocalist from New Jersey.
He has toured with Dolly Parton, George Jones, and has contributed to works by Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, Judy Collins,Cyndi Lauper, and Bobby McFerrin. He is a former member of The Original Blues Brothers band and is the singer for the reformed Blood Sweat and Tears. When not touring with Blood Sweat and Tears, Paparozzi leads his own band, the Hudson River Rats, which sometimes features famed funk drummer, Bernard Purdie. The Hudson River Rats have released two CDs, First Take (1994) and Get It While You Can (1999). In 2009 Paparozzi released a solo CD entitled Etruscan Soul.
Rob's Broadway, movie, and television credits are also extensive, including: shows Big River and The Will Rogers Follies; films Flirting With Disaster and Ride; TV programs the Bill Cosby Show, CBS Early Show and the David Letterman Show, appearances in 2006 with Dolly Parton and George Jones on Conan O'Brien and David Letterman's LATE SHOW
TV Commercials. jingles for Scotch 3M BLUE tape, KFC, Pizza Hut, Maxwell House, Wendy's, Lincoln Mercury, Stouffers, Dodge, Ford, Coke,Pepsi, Dominos, Tylenol, etc.
The bottom line is, even if you haven't heard of Rob Paparozzi before, you've probably heard--and enjoyed--his work!