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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: December 12, 1923

Born in the decidedly non-bustling Arkansas town of Cherry Hill and raised in Texas, Bob Dorough played clarinet in his high school band and earned a BA in Music from what is now North Texas University. Before that, three years with a Special Services Army Band had given him loads of valuable experience in both playing and arranging.

In 1949, Bob made a bee-line for New York, where he took classes at Columbia University, immersed himself in the city’s rapidly evolving jazz scene and took whatever musical jobs he could land. For two years, he toured with Sugar Ray Robinson as the ex-boxer’s musical director and often shared stages with notables like Armstrong, Hines and Basie. Later in Paris, Bob did five months as a singing pianist at the Mars Club and began what has proven to be a long musical association with Blossom Dearie....
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Featured recording “Eulalia”

Eulalia

Self Produced
2014
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    Eulalia

    Self Produced
    2014
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    Duets

    Self Produced
    2013
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    Small Day Tomorrow

    Candid Records
    2006
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    Sunday at Iridium

    Arbors Records
    2005
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    Sunday At Iridium

    Arbors Records
    2004
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    Too Much Coffee Man

    Atlantic Jazz
    2000
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    Who's On First?

    New World Records
    2000
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