Origin: Los Angeles (USA)
|Jay Graydon - David Foster|
|David Foster - David Hungate (Toto) - Jay Graydon|
- AIRPLAY frontman TOMMY FUNDERBURK has earnt himself an awesome reputation as one of the most in demand session vocalists and has since become a cult figure in AOR circles with THE FRONT in 1984, WHAT IF? in 1987 and, more significantly, the formation of KING OF HEARTS with session guitarist BRUCE GAITSCH. He also sang lead vocals of BOSTON's album 'Walk On' in 1994. As an in demand session singer Funderburk has featured on albums by the likes of MÖTLEY CRÜE, YES, WHITESNAKE, REO SPEEDWAGON, COVERDALE / PAGE, STARSHIP and RICHARD MARX amongst many others.
Jay Graydon helped form the AOR outfit PLANET 3 a decade later whilst Foster earned a strong reputation as a songwriter and producer. The solitary 1980 album, hailed by many West Coast devotees as a landmark release, sees a guest appearance from TOTO members STEVE LUKATHER and Jeff Porcaro and drummer Mike Baird, later of ANIMOTION and JOURNEY.
Working with producer Fabrizio V.Zee Grossi TOMMY FUNDERBURK cut a debut solo album 'Anything For You' for the Italian Frontiers label in 2004. -