The Tercels

Band Member Bio's

Tommy Clemente

Tommy Clemente - Keyboards & Vocalist.

Tommy is the Baritone and keyboard musician of The Tercels. He has been active in the music industry for many years. Here is a brief overview of Tommy’s career.
In the 1980s Tom reformed The Ovations that recorded “Who Needs Love” on the Jose label.He was instrumental in reforming The Twilight group that was based in New Jersey.
In the early 90s, he started a group called Starlight which was the opening act for Johnny Maestro and The Brooklyn Bridge. And in 1991, he merged Starlight with two of the original Demensions Lenny Dell and Phil DelGiudice (also known as Uncle Phil).
In 2015 he traveled with The Demensions to Cerritos California where Lenny Dell and Howie Margolin were inducted into the Doo Wop Hall of Fame. Tom has been with The Demensions for over 30 years and was fortunate to have sung with three of the original members.
When The Demensions are not performing, he plays keyboard and sings with a local tri-state group called The Tercels.
Tom also owns Ovation Music Co Inc., which is the managing company of The Demensions and The Tercels. As president of Ovation Music Company Inc., Tom handles sound reinforcement for major artists when needed.


Kevin Driscoll - Lead Vocalist

Kevin, a very talented vocalist, has been the Lead Singer with the Tercels since 2016, performing at numerous venues in the Tri-State area.
He recorded "Hey Now Baby" with the Horizons in 1964. He sang with the 6-time Grammy Award winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir from 1988 – 1994.
Kevin performed with Liza Minnelli at the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting in 1990, and at Radio City Music Hall the same year.
In 2008, Kevin performed with the NY Exceptions which included shows at Empire City Casino, Resort World Casino & many other New York venues.
Kevin is also first tenor, second tenor, & soloist with the Demensions.


Charlie Marrone - Lead Guitar & Vocalist.

Charlie has been playing guitar for over forty-five years.
He provides a melodic rocking sound with his solid guitar riffs and chord techniques.
Charlie is a native of Brooklyn New York. He has played extensively throughout the five boroughs and Westchester.
Charlie was formerly the guitarist for "The Bob Knight Four”, and for three years, the famous group "The Fireflies".
Today you will find Charlie “Doing his thing” as Lead Guitarist for The Demensions and The Tercels.


Beverly Warren - Vocalist.

From birth Beverly had the gift of music and singing.
During her career she signed contracts and record deals with Ellie Greenwich/Jeff Barry, The Raindrops, Lieber & Stoller Productions, B.T. Puppy Records & The Tokens; in addition to, Vince Vance & The Valients out of New Orleans.
Beverly was also with a well known group, the Teenchords, for many years and appeared with them on the Jerry Lewis Telethon in 1988.
Beverly continued her singing, recording and performances over the years with numerous local groups. Currently, Beverly performs with The Tercels and The Super Girls.


Dennis Cirolia - Percussionist.

Percussionist, Dennis Cirolia, started playing drums over fifty years ago and still produces a “Solid beat” every time.
Dennis was originally with one of Long Island’s top oldies bands called "Happy Daze" for four years. He was also the drummer for "Lenny Cocco & The Chimes" for twenty-four years.
Dennis has also toured with Rock & Roll Hall of Famer "Dion" for over a year before joining The Tercels in 2000 where he now serves as our Musical Director.
While not performing with the Tercels, Dennis provides his same “Solid beat” with The Demensions.


Michael P. Banek - Bass Guitar.

Michael began his professional career at the age of 18 as a keyboard player for The United States Air Force Band performing extensively in New York and the East coast.
Michael has a BA in Theater and a Master's Degree in Secondary Education/English. He currently has a studio called Manek Records and plays keyboards and bass guitar with his own group called, Transworld Lounge.
His previous performances and recordings include bass player for The Devotions and The New York Connection as well as Our Generation, Kenny's Basement, Voyager, Joyride and Island Junction.
Today, Michael performs with The Tercels & The Demensions as their Bassist.

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