Background ...

 

  • Songwriter

  • Guitarist extraordinaire

  • Singer

  • Music Producer

  • Music Arranger

  • Multi-instrumentalist

  • Teacher

  • Record Company Owner – Hanzie Records (www.hanzierecords.com)

  • Recording Studio Owner – Tree Farm Studios in Utica, MI

  • Journeyman

 

 

Performs with: himself,  Acoustic Madness, Bob & April,Belle Islanders,  Ken & Bob Show and Stumbling Mice

 

Producer: Dave Edwards, Reefermen, The Belle Islanders, Luck And Trouble,

Robert Thibodeau & Diane Westin

 

Current Projects:  Working on next Luck and Trouble, Dave Edwards and Robert Thibodeau releases.

                                   

                                   

 

Born: March 1961 – Bay Shore, NY

Began playing guitar: 1971

Moved to Detroit area: 1978

 

First Notable Band: Black Market – joined December 1982.  They have never broken up.

 

Sounds like:  The easy timbre of Jerry Garcia with the soul and vulnerability of Rick Danko combined with the sweetness of Smokey Robinson.

 

Plays like: Economic and poetic – always serving the song first.  Bob is often compared to Mike Campbell (Tom Petty) with the originality and groove of David Lindley (Jackson Browne).   A superb slide player, he is also a master of Rock, Blues, Americana, Reggae and Jazz styles. 

 

Recent Cool Moment: Performing an introspective version of “Feel Like A Number” at the Trinity Theater for an evening of Bob Seger songs.

“The enthusiastic response from the audience & my peers was so amazing that I ended up cutting the song for the new Acoustic Madness CD”

 

Contact:

Phone: 586-819-7512/Email: hanzierecords@yahoo.com

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