BMHOF Class of 2004
Bobby entered "show biz" early at the age of 12, touring with the legendary Sammy Davis Jr. He went on to perform and record with some of the greats of the jazz and entertainment worlds: Paul Anka, Patrick Duffy, Dianne Carroll, Stefan Grappelli, Louis Belson, Lenny White, Dakota Staton, Stephanie Mills, Woody Shaw, Eddie Harris, Donald Byrd, Jeff Jarvis, and Bobby Militello are just some of his many musical associations. Bobby recently spent two years touring with the Doc Severinsen Tonight Show Band and finished a five year collaboration with composer and flutist Leslie Burrs on an opera, Vanqui, an opera commissioned by the Columbus Opera Company (Ohio). Locally, Bobby is one of the most respected jazz pianists and arrangers and has appeared on countless recordings. Michael Civisca, Mary Stahl, Tom Sartori, Rick Strauss, Dick Baurle and Lance Diamond are just a few of the artists who have utilized his considerable musical talents. In most recent years, Bobby has been musical director for singer Colleen Williams and leader of her band The Bobby Jones Trio. Jones just completed production on Colleenís latest CD "Colleen Williams, " a project on which he served both as producer and arranger.
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