Born: December 28, 1934
Bob Cunningham is referred to as a Master Bassist, and is well deserving of that title due to his illustrious career in Music as an Acoustic Bassist, Composer, and Bandleader. Bob is a musician’s musician, well known and highly respected by his peers. Bob has toured and recorded with Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Freddie Hubbard, Art Blakely, Junior Mance, Ken McIntyre, and Frank Townsend, an A list that continues into infinity.
With the Yusef Lateef Quartet Bob and his Bass have toured North and South America, Africa, The Caribbean and extensively throughout Europe. Bob packed his tuxedo with only a weeks notice and took his Trio to Astana, in the Republic of Kazakhstan!...
- Walking Bass by Terrell Kent Holmes