JOHNNY ROCCA – Singer, Songwriter & Guitarist

Johnny began his musical career at the age of 13 performing in various local bands as a drummer and vocalist throughout the Windsor / Detroit Michigan area. Through the years Johnny also began playing the Guitar and piano along with the Harmonica. Although his musical career was put on hold because of the career demands in business he continued writing songs along with his brother Gee. His great passion for music and song writing has led him to the release of his first album ‘’ Don’t Wait Till Tomorrow ‘’ in 2010. He has also released a 3 song CD called Little Heroes dedicated to Muscular Dystrophy.


Kevin began playing drums at 13 years of age. In high school he was the winner of the local “Battle of the Bands” contest with the group “Tempus Fugit”. After studying music at Humber College School Of Creative and performing Arts in Toronto, he returned to Windsor for a long stint with the touring blues band, “The Windsor Dukes”. Kevin has logged many hours making great music with artists from the “Gaylords” to the “Windsor Symphony Orchestra”. He was also a member of the Casino Windsor Showtime Lounge house band. During his 9 years on stage at Casino Windsor, he expanded his drumming techniques and styles with the many diverse artists, acts and shows performed. Also an accomplished sound recording engineer, his ear for music and unsurpassed drumming ability are well-placed in his role with Johnny Rocca.


Bill began playing in bands at age 13 and played nearly every weekend at teen dances, parties, etc. Joined the “Dorian” in 1968 and recorded singles and albums of original material which received airplay on CKLW, WKNR, and other stations in Southwestern Ontario. Our material was released on several European record labels and did fairly well in that market. Toured and recorded with Juno Award Winners “Edward Bear” from 1972 to 1974. Played bass on million-seller “The Last Song” and most of their follow-up singles as well as 3 albums. Toured all across Canada and the U.S. opening for Billy Preston and did concerts along side Chick Corea and many others. Played with Alexander Zonjic from 1975 to 1978 and played on his first album. Opened up for B.B. King and Joe Tex at the Windsor arena in 1976. Played steadily in several successful local bands and recorded numerous albums, singles, and c.d.s including Richard Janik, Robert Gray, Jody Raffoul, Johnny Rocca, to name a few. I have done gigs with Robert Penn, Mr. Bo, Alberta Adams, Wille D. Warren, Thomas Buck Nasty, Osee Anderson, Johnny V, Stu Heydon, Aiden Mason (Anne Murray’s guitar player), Regina Carter, Elvis Jr., and many more.

CHRIS BORSHUK – Piano, Keyboards & Music Director

Chris Borshuk born and raised in Windsor has been a performing professional pianist for almost 30 years. A versatile musician, he began working the Windsor and area bar scene in the late 1970s, and has performed with virtually all of the top jazz, blues and R&B musicians in the area. Chris spent six years as house pianist at Windsor’s Top Hat Supper Club backing such artists as The Drifters, The Contours, The Shirelles, Al Martino, Frank Gorshin and Mickey Rooney to name but a few. He has travelled throughout North America with groups such as The Gaylords, The Four Aces and The Four Lads. Chris also performed in Casino Windsor’s Showtime Lounge band, working as both Music Director and side-musician for a variety of production shows.Today, Chris performs on average 200 dates a year, ranging from restaurants and clubs, to festivals, private events, shows and casino work. He has served as president of the Windsor Federation of Musicians for the past eleven years and also teaches piano privately.



Ray spent 11 years from 1987 touring the world with guitarist Earl Klugh. Ray played such major festivals as Newport, Monterey, New York JVC Kool Fest, Nice France and the Playboy Jazz Fest along with famous jazz venues such as The Blue Note (NYC and Tokyo), The Bottom Line, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall etc. He recorded on Warner Brothers Records on half a dozen albums with Klugh and also with guitarist George Benson, with whom Ray did international tours and television programs. Since leaving these groups Ray has remained one of Detroit and Windsor’s most sought-after and versatile jazz musicians. Ray is one of the few masters today of the unusual soprano, saxello and C-melody saxophones, achieving a truly unique “vintage jazz sound”. In recent years he has deepened his involvement and study in playing the early jazz styles of the 1920′s and 30′s.



Tom’s musical career has spanned over 40 years. He started at 17 playing in local high school bands and soon was traveling around the country playing and studying with other great artists. Tom’s love for the guitar soon lead him to composing music, teaching guitar as well as developing his skills playing classical and steel string guitar. Tom has written music in every style from solo guitar to guitar ensembles and jazz groups and his music have been used in many countries around the world. Tom continues to use his talents teaching and playing in several bands in the Windsor Essex area.


Dina’s singing career started as a teenager singing in local bands and then wedding bands as a lead singer. She now enjoys singing backup vocals with her brother Johnny Rocca. Their voices compliment each other to create their unique style.