At the age of 18 he moved to Las Vegas.
Amato was able to show off his many talents with Bobby. He played drums, guitar and
harmonica in Bobby's band. He was seen drumming for Bobby on The Darin Invasion.
"Something In Her Love" appeared on the Motown LP Bobby Darin in 1972,
and "Another Song On My Mind" which was released after Bobby's death,
on the Darin: 1936-73 album.
on "The Bobby Darin Amusement Company" and "The Bobby Darin Show." He also continued
to back Bobby up with his electrifying drumming.
on to work with Tony Orlando. He also played drums for The Allman Brothers and
recorded with Tina Turner. Currently, he has his own band, The Tommy Amato Band
in Las Vegas. He and Berry Abernathy, who played the bass in Bobby's band,
along with Mike Montano and Matt Sullivan offer live music for weddings,
private and corporate events. It is live music at its best.
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