About

ART POCO is an actor-writer and one of the leading celebrity tribute artists working in the industry today. He portrays Dean Martin in his stage shows,  The Rat Pack Now and Frank & Dean; We’re Back, Baby!  He also wrote and co-stars as Desi Arnaz in Lucy, We Have Company! Art’s shows have played in 26 states and 3 countries at venues such as The Fontainebleau-Miami Beach, The National WWII Museum-New Orleans, The Riviera-Palm Springs, Turning Stone Casino-New York, The Rice-Houston, JW Marriott Resort-Las Vegas, Kimpton Seafire-Grand Cayman, Universal Studios Orlando and The Breakers-Palm Beach.  He currently plays theatres, casinos, hotels, nightclubs and convention centers nationwide.  Art started his career in New York, training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He served an internship in the resident ensemble of  Manhattan Punch Line Theatre and holds a BA in Speech Communications from the State University of New York at New Paltz. He is a member of SAG-AFTRA with numerous commercial credits and his interactive theatre show My Big Fat Italian Wedding ran for many years in Florida.  Art’s 400+ career corporate entertainment credits places him in an elite and dependable category of performers.

BOB HOOSE is one of the top Sinatra-style vocalists in the country. When he sings, the similarity is uncanny and he readily credits Sinatra with being a huge influence. As Bob says, “It was only natural to learn from the best”. Bob has fronted the Woody Herman Orchestra, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, the Gene Krupa Orchestra and the Palm Beach Pops.  He also founded The Bob Hoose Orchestra. Their album, Something Old, Something New received national and European airplay. One of Bob’s original songs, It’s With Me, was chosen for use in 2 feature films, The Heist with Robert DeNiro and Off the Chain. In addition to his big band work, Bob is an accomplished guitarist and can be seen playing with a Journey-Styx tribute band.  South Florida based, Bob plays nationwide in The Rat Pack Now and Frank & Dean; We’re Back, Baby!

 ALLAN WILTSHIRE is a versatile musician and one of the premier Sammy Davis, Jr. tribute artists. A southern transplant to Atlanta from the Washington D.C. area, Allan’s first exposure to music came from his father and home church environment. While attending college at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Allan was exposed to swing and vocal jazz and studied with arranger Andy Jaffee and Jazz Trumpeter Mike Methany. Allan holds a degree in Trumpet Performance from the University of Maryland in College Park.  In Atlanta, Allan plays piano and trumpet with small and large groups including the Victory Jazz Orchestra.  Along with a successful career in church music, Allan has traveled the world, performing with his organization, Mission Minded Artists. From Miami to Vegas, Allan has payed tribute to Sammy Davis, Jr. in Rat Pack reviews and concerts, ultimately landing the role with The Rat Pack Now.