Bradley Cooper’s Left Arm is a rock band composed of 4 accomplished musicians that have joined together to perform original material as well as cover songs. The band, Bradley Cooper’s Left Arm, is not associated in any way with actor, Bradley Cooper.
Paul Marturano – Keys / Lead Vocals
Paul Marturano has the heart of Mother Theresa mixed with Howard Stern’s sense of humor…. both are reflected in his songs. Marturano is best known internationally for appearing on American Idol and jokingly singing an original song about Stalking Paula Abdul in front of 33 million viewers. As planned, the shock value of this publicity stunt generated massive exposure. Paul performed at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA to a crowd of thousands playing a preshow concert and post show concert to the Billy Joel/Elton John top grossing Face to Face Tour in August of 2009. He has been featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Washington Post, US Weekly, at Rollingstone.com, People.com, Mtv.com and numerous other major publications, TV shows, websites and has been interviewed on over 400 radio programs.
Frank Romond – Drums
Frank started playing drums at age 11 and still has the same passion now as he did when he began. Some of his musical influences include primarily Phil Collins, Bill Bruford and the various bands they played with. In the past Frank formed formed an original progressive rock band and played the local circuit with several bands in New Jersey & New York.He has worked at Clear Cut Studios in Garfield as the house drummer and Back Stage in West Patterson as the drummer for various musical artists on demo and original compilations. Frank wrote and Produced his own solo CD, playing all drums, percussion and keyboards.
James Darlington – Bass
James has performed and recorded every popular music style for over 20 years, including a long-standing association with the hit-making 50â€™s vocal group, The Harptones, with whom he has performed at Radio City Music Hall and the Apollo Theater in New York City. He has performed Frank Sinatra tribute shows with vocalist Jim Slagle, corporate music workshops â€œGracenotesâ€ featuring Broadway classics, and jazz standards duo â€œDouble Standardâ€ with guitarist Steve Carl. James has performed rock in videos for Pepsi-Cola and independent film producer Romano Vanderbes.
Mark Kain – Guitar
Mark is a seasoned and well-traveled Guitarist. He is a veteran of the live performance scene doing his best to bring a depth to the quality of sound while keeping an open mind towards making creative melodies. He has gained an overall sound understanding of the recording process from many years spent in the studio. Some of Mark’s influences include Alex Lifeson, Eric Clapton, SRV, Al Dimeola, Jimmy Page, Joe Satriani, Paco De Lucia, David Gilmore, Ronnie Montrose, Gary Moore, Steve Vai, Jerry Cantrel, Edward Van Halen, Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck. There are too many count! Mark has performed all over the United States for the past 36 years with several bands in many different venues.He has collaborated on countless recordings but even with all the different musicians and bands he has played with, he still hasn’t fronted a band called Mark Kain & the Ables….. Maybe someday.