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Bob Franceschini

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: December 15, 1961    

Bob Franceschini

BOB FRANCESCHINI Tenor saxophone, soprano, alto and baritone. Flute, alto flute and ethnic flutes. Clarinet, bass clarinet. Keyboards, Composer, arranger, producer and contractor.

Bob Franceschini was born and grew up in New York City. His first professional gigs were just after graduating from Music and Art High School . For two summers Bob played at a club in Harlem, called the “Breezin’ Lounge” owned by jazz super star George Benson. The band also featured Marcus Miller, Omar Hakim, Bobby Broom on guitar. ( “It was awesome. We were just kids and were getting paid to play jazz and R&B standards, four night a week...
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Primary Instrument:
Sax, tenor

Location:
Staten Island, NY

Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students

Clinic/Workshop Information:
Saxophone tone production, technique. Improvisation all instruments and general musical concepts. I work on freeing musicians of fear and break down the elements of music.

Tenor Saxophones, Yamaha 82Z unlaquered, no high F#. Selmer Mark VI 56XXX. Mouthpieces on tenor Vandoren V16 T95, Freddie Gregory metal Mark II 8*. Reeds Vandoren mostly ZZ.

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