|Bob Falco - Vocalist
Bob's musical roots begin in Queens, NY where he was a founding member of the an
early Doo-wop vocal group, the Fabulairs, and was lead vocalist on their recording
of Lonely Days, Lonely Nights. In Bob's neighborhood of Cambria Heights, four
young girls used to stop by an listen intently while the Fabulairs rehearsed their
material. They were inspired by the Fabulairs tight harmony and vocal styling. A few
years later, Betty and Mary Weiss, and Mary Ann and Marge Ganzer applied the
harmonic styling they acquired from listening to the Fabulairs on their own first hit
song, (Remember) Walking in the Sand. Thereafter, these sisters went on to
establish themselves in pop music history as one of America's most enduring girl
groups - The Shangri Las
Rob Falco - Drums and Percussionist
One of the New York areas' foremost drummers, Rob's early inspirations include
legendary entertainers, Sam Cooke and Jackie Wilson along with the Stax Records
Memphis sound featuring drummer, Al Jackson, Jr. Rob's rock-solid percussion style
is reminiscent of the Funk Brothers - Motown musicians with drummers, Benny "Papa
Zita" Benjamin and Richard "Pistol" Allen.
While Rob's musical career has largely been with the Precisions, he is a frequent
special performer with several bands in the Northeast.
Al Frazia - Bassist and vocalist. Al is also the Precision's Music
Al has a wide ranging artistic background. While in his teens, he performed in the
Naturals - a "garage" band originating from New York City that was considered one
of the forerunners of the psychedelic sound popularized in the late 1960's. Al later
transitioned to radio programming and production including performing on several
Returning to his musical roots, Al performed with top club bands including New
York-based: Stone Fever and Glass Sun. Stone Fever was house band at one of
New York's premier rock venues, the Camelot Inn, one of the early disco-era
nightclubs located in a working-class Brooklyn, NY neighborhood. The Camelot Inn
and the 2001 Space Odyssey night clubs in Brooklyn later became an inspiration,
and the setting for the ground breaking motion picture, Saturday Night Fever.
Performing with house band, Stone Fever, Al was also a music arranger and his
band provided accompaniment for many leading rock artists who headlined at the
Camelot Inn including Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Chuck Berry, Clyde
McPhatter, the Drifters, Tony Williams and the Platters and other artists including the
Five Satins, the Tramps, Lee Andrews and the Hearts, the Angels, the Harp tones,
Al studied voice at the famed School of The Actor's Study in New York City.
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John Garbedian - Lead/rhythm guitarist and vocalist
John's musical roots began at age eight when he received his first guitar. At age 12,
John formed his first band: The Long Island Sound. In high school, John performed
in the school jazz band. He also was guitarist with several "garage bands" that
appeared at local venues. Later in the 70's, John went on to perform at New York's
iconic live music club, Max's Kansas City with Lynn Todd and Peroxide. He later
went on to record and perform with Robert Ore and Fan the Flame - appearing at
various venues including CBGB in New York City.
Like most musicians, John has personal musical inspirations. John has been
inspired by the vocal harmony and musicianship of the Beatles. Excellent choice!
Harold Miller - Keyboardist and vocalist
It began with half-hearted violin lessons in elementary school. Not surprisingly, young
Harold did not take to the violin and switched to classical piano where he found his
true musical calling. Eventually, Harold was performing at recitals with his proud Dad,
a lover of classical music, in the audience. His classical training served as a solid
foundation for Harold as he ventured toward other music genres including jazz and
pop. Ultimately, Harold's first love was rock.
Harold's music inspirations are many: The Beatles and the Rolling Stones lead the
way along with icons from R&B and Doo Wop including James Brown, Wilson Pickett,
and the Drifters. He formed his first band in high school and has not looked back.
He has since been a mainstay performer with several Long Island-based bands. His
early band, the Radical Five, shared the bill with Mitch Ryder and the Detroit
Wheels. In recent years he has performed with Champagne, Cover-to-Cover, and a
contemporary iteration of the Fabulairs - the band, as noted above, in which
Precision's vocalist, Bob Falco was an original member
Al was a Top 40 radio show host, and a
program director for XERF Radio in Ciudad
Lacuna, Mexico, One of the fabled "pirate"
radio stations, XERF's broadcast signal was a
mega 250KW - a powerful signal five times
stronger than the largest commercial U.S.
radio stations that was virtually heard around
the world. A colleague of Al at XERF was the
late Wolfman Jack, who went on to be a
well-known Los Angeles radio celebrity and
later, host of the popular NBC TV music
variety show, Midnight Special. Wolfman Jack
also had a starring role in the motion picture,