A trombonist, composer and arranger from North London, Bob studied jazz trombone at The Royal Academy of Music, London. He has since worked with myriad artists in a wide variety of genres from jazz, rock, blues, latin, soul, ska, reggae to orchestral and theater productions.
Memorable performances include The BBC Proms at The Royal Albert Hall, The BBC Electric Proms, BBC2's Later with Jools Holland, Glastonbury, and countless other music festivals.
Bob has recorded for artists on Sony, Warner, Universal, Epic, Island, EMI, and Real-World to name a few. Besides many album credits he has played on numerous radio & television broadcasts, advertising and film.
A keen arranger, he has written for commercial brass and string sections, jazz orchestra, choir and full studio-orchestra. Bob's work has been performed by groups including The London Dance Orchestra, The Heritage Orchestra, The Prague Film Orchestra and many horn-section recordings.
Since moving to Mississippi in 2015, Bob has been fortunate to accompany artists including Bobby Rush, Robert Cray, William Bell, Eddie Floyd, Tony Joe White, Boz Scaggs, Felix Cavaliere (The Rascals), Jason Scheff (Chicago) and guitar legends Steve Cropper and James Burton. In 2017 he performed for Royal Studios' 60 years of Soul concert at The Orpheum, Memphis. He also appears regularly at Graceland Elvis Presley shows with and all-star band including TCB members, The Stamp Singers and The Jordanaires. In 2021 Bob played for Steve Cropper's all-star 80th birthday performance at The Ryman Auditorium, Nashville.
Bob's 2017 album Mississippi Slide! has received radio airplay throughout the US, and some generous reviews, also featuring in Delta Magazine and Life In The Delta.
RECORDING CREDITS The Young Punx - Mashpop And Punkstep, All These Things Are Gone Gotye - Like Drawing Blood Dizzee Rascal - Tongue n Cheek The Heritage Orchestra feat. DJ Yoda - Concerto For Turntables The Cinematic Orchestra - Live At The Albert Hall The Streets - Everything Is Borrowed Down To The Bone - Supercharged Mamas Gun - Routes To Riches Sandi Thom - Merchants And Thieves Child Of Lov - Child Of Lov The Mystery Skulls feat. Nile Rogers, Brandy - Number One (Forever) The Go! Team - Proof Of Youth Marcus Foster - Nameless Path The Heavy - The Glorious Dead Paloma Faith - Upside Down The Dualers - Prince Buster Shakedown The Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra - For The Benevolence Of Sister Mary Ignatius - Bite The Bullet The Will Collier Septet - Everybody Loves The Will Collier Septet Enya - Shepherd Moons The Heart Strings - Try Fly Blue Sky Paddy Milner - Walking On Eggshells - Bob (Based On A True Story) Earl Thomas with Paddy Milner & The Big Sounds The Brothers Ignatius - Get The Habit The Pippettes - We Are The Pippettes Dub Colossus - Dub Me Tender vol.1-2 - Return To Addis - In A Town Called Addis - Dub Don't Live Here Anymore The Bullitts - They Die By Dawn & Other Short Stories Willy Moon - The Willy Moon EP Kevin Trail - Hope Star Jay Electronica ft. Jay-Z - Shiny Suit Theory Si Cranstoun - Dancehalls & Supperclubs - Tell Her About It The Andy Tolman Cartel - You What? Yolanda Be Cool & Dcup - Sugar Man - Soul Makossa (Money) Uniting Nations - Do It Yourself ( Go Out And Get It) Samuel Yirga - Guzo National Youth Jazz Orchestra - Jazz In Film Vato Gonzalez feat. Foreign Beggars - Badman Riddim (Jump) De Souza feat. Shena - Guilty Sonny J - Can't Stop Moving X Factor Single - Heroes Poke Music - Crooners & Swooners Aston Merrygold Joel Culpepper - Tortoise Katy Perry - Everyday Is A Holiday Swindle - Peace, Love & Music Al Corte - Mojo Michael Lington - Silver Lining