Carrie Zazzarino fell in love with music the first time she heard a Beatle album!
She has been playing music ever since and has played locally for a number of years with a variety of musicians. Her true love of harmonies lands her with the Carrie Zazz Band today.
The enjoyment of singing along with an audience, playing someone's "favorite song" and making people happy makes her love of music stronger than ever. Her musical influences are The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, U2 and Yes.
Larry Bassen is the band's lead guitarist and a prominent vocalist. He has performed as the lead guitarist with Tommy James and the Shondels and played at venues stretching from Riverfront Stadium in Portland, Oregon to Westbury Music Fair on Long Island. He has written and performed his own music which can be found on Soundcloud.com. Most of his career has been focused on private catered parties as the founder of Larry Bassen Entertainment and he has performed at over 7,000 events. Today, he lends his talent to The Carrie Zazz Band and makes their sound nothing short of incredible.
Larry's amazing musical talent helps sets this band apart from others.His incredible ability to play and sing all musical genres and replicate artists such as Prince, will leave you in awe.
Pam Zazzarino has been a professional singer and actor for the past eight years and studied professionally at the well known, Circle in the Square on Broadway. From the stages in off-Broadway to Turks and Caicos, she has to her credit, such roles as Maria in West Side Story and Elle Woods in Legally Blonde.
Pam recently joined the Carrie Zazz Band and her dynamic voice, worldwide experience and natural ability to harmonize has taken the band's sound from ordinary to extraordinary.
She plays the piano and guitar and her musical influences range from Sondheim to Joni Mitchell.
"I have been lucky to be joined by many guest musicians over the years. Each lending their special talents and sound that truly make every performance a unique show... I am humbled to have played alongside musical talents such as Bob Curiano (Rainbow, Ritchie Blackmore), Johnny Dell, Tom Nastasi, Stevie Dee, Steve LaFalce, Andy Tokash, Denny Blandino, Tom Zazzarino, Matt Zazzarino, Mike Mondureli, Susan Fusca, John Grady, Lou Rini, Tim Burns, Ilan Harel, Jonathan Walsh... to name a few..." Carrie