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Bob Mamet

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: May 3    

Bob Mamet

Bob Mamet is an internationally acclaimed Jazz pianist and composer. Born and raised in Chicago Illinois, he attended the prestigious Peabody Conservatory before heading west to Los Angeles to begin a career as a composer and studio musician. Over the next several years he composed music for over a hundred projects in T.V. film, and advertising, in addition to touring as a sideman and bandleader.

Bob's distinctive mixture of Jazz styles and composition caught the ear of the major record labels, and in 1994 he signed with Atlantic Records. Bob recorded three highly successful albums for Atlantic, plus additional recordings for Sony and Warner Brothers. His collaborations with artists such as Alex Acuna, Larry Carlton, Eric Marienthal, Gerald Albright, David Benoit and countless other top artists led Jazziz magazine to proclaim him a “brilliant composer” who gives his players “an intelligent, thoughtful, and vibrant musical landscape in which to work.”...
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    London House Blues

    Blujazz Productions
    2014
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    Impromptu

    Counterpoint Records
    2010
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    Signs Of Life

    Atlantic Jazz
    1994

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In a Family of Artists, Bob Mamet Is 'The Natural' -Chicago Sun Times

Without a wasted note in the bunch, this crew serves up classic jazz trio work without making it sound like old man jazz. A great listening date in any setting, this set has it all on the ball and mainstream jazz fans can use it as a cudgel to beat naysayers over the head when they turn up their nose at the notion of mainstream. This is a winner throughout. -Midwest Record

An understated player who digs into the meaningful refrains rather than the flashy runs, Mamet offers adventurous, challenging compositions which evolve and change...

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