Rocco Prestia

Tower of Power bassist Rocco PrestiaRocco Prestia

Exclusive interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
July 27, 2015

Legendary Tower of Power bassist is back to work after kidney transplant

Francis Rocco Prestia is well known and highly revered as the longtime bass player for Bay Area funk/R&B band Tower of Power.  FBPO’s Jon Liebman caught up with Rocco at the 2015 summer NAMM show in Nashville, TN, to talk about life after his successful kidney transplant, as well as bass technique, equipment and the future.

Jon Liebman and Rocco Prestia

FBPO’s Jon Liebman, having fun with Rocco at the 2015 NAMM show in Nashville.

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Rocco Prestia has endorsed the following books by Jon Liebman:

Funk/Fusion Bass, by Jon Liebman

Funk/Fusion Bass
Bass Grooves: The Ultimate Collection, by Jon Liebman

Bass Grooves: The Ultimate Collection
Jon Liebman
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  • John, thanks for the interview and bringing us all up to date on Rocco, his health and where he is at with his playing for T.O.P.
    Looking forward to the new album and Rocco’s long awaited solo album.
    fellow TB member rtslinger
    Rob Pizapio

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