Kenny Passarelli

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Kenny Passarelli
Bass guitarist Kenny Passarelli.jpg
Passarelli playing bass with Joe Walsh in 1973
Background information
Born (1949-10-28) October 28, 1949 (age 67)
Denver, Colorado, United States
Genres Rock and roll, blues rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Bass, piano, trumpet
Years active 1971–present
Associated acts Barnstorm, Joe Walsh, Elton John, Dan Fogelberg, Stephen Stills, Hall and Oates

Kenny Passarelli (born October 28, 1949 in Denver, Colorado) is an American bass guitarist. Passarelli was a founding member of Barnstorm, co-writing the hit "Rocky Mountain Way".

Passarelli has played with a variety of rock musicians, including Joe Walsh, Elton John, Dan Fogelberg, Stephen Stills and Hall and Oates. He served as a replacement for Dee Murray in the Elton John Band from 1975–76, playing on the albums Rock of the Westies and Blue Moves. After leaving John's band he joined the Hall and Oates band in June 1977 and appeared on their albums Livetime and Along the Red Ledge.

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