Born: July 20, 1946
Bob McHugh has been playing jazz clubs,festivals,halls,private parties, and restaurants in the NY metro area for over forty years. Be it solo,duo,trio or big band Bob has done it. His styles include, but are not limited to jazz,rock,blues,and fusion. Bob has recorded three albums for Outstanding Records,and has also recorded on Alliance, Perception and Lunge Music. Some of the people he has recorded with are Ray Mantilla, Rich Austin, Raul Paonessa, Ron Naspo, Earl Sauls, Kevin McCarthy, Vinnie Cutro, Tony Signa, Tommy La Bella, Jackie Jones, MNB, Medoosa, David Humm Trio, and Jon Kline, Johnny Guitar & The Pick Ups, The World Concave and has worked with Joe Morello, Bill Crow, Andrew Cyrille, Lisle Atkinson, Eliot Zigmond, Lou Grassi, Bob DeVos, Cornucopia Big Band and Max Weinberg and many more....
AwardsCommisioned composer NJMTA in 1998 and 1999, ASCAP popular award, winner of jazz poll on Sky Jazz,inclued in Marqus Who's Who in Entertainment and Who's Who in America and role model of the year in 2012 from the Roseland Boosters.
Bob McHugh is one of the finest contempary jazz pianists and composers recording today and gives us an exceptional collection of songs in his AMERICAN CLASSICS. It is a CD collection that will find its way to the hearts of the jazz listening aduience quickly. Unique, fresh, inventive, and enjoyable are words that best describe the solo piano of Bob McHugh in this collection. These jazz performances are among the best found anywhere. —Lee Prosser, jazzreview.com
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Pompton Lakes, NJ
Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students
Bob McHugh ia a highly qualified/certified music teacher who has worked as a musician for over 40 years. He has taught music in the public school systym in New Jersey for 22 years and as a private teacher as well. Bob is a published composer with Manduca Music Publications [Piano Teachers Press], and Voice of the Rockies and has been a commissioned composer for the New Jersey Music Teachers Association and the National Federation of Music Clubs and NYSSMA. $60 per hour.