Bob Meyer

BOB MEYER Drummer, Teacher

49 Furnace Brook Drive Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567 Phone (914) 734-9290 Fax (914) 737-1929 e-mail: bob@bobmeyermusic.com website: www.bobmeyermusic.com

EXPERIENCE Playing on Joe Lovano’s Blue Note release and group, Viva Caruso. Also, his Symbiosis, Sinatra and More, trios and quartets. Playing in Jackalope, a trio with John Abercrombie and Loren Stillman. Recorded on our CD Saltier Than Ever on Challenge Records. Among other people I have played or am playing with are; Joe Lovano, Ed Schuller, Ken Werner, Judy Silvano, Perry Robinson, Glenn Moore, Cameron Brown, Andy Statman, Shelila Jordan, Ray Nance, Art Davis, Jaki Byard, Paul McCanless, Julian Priester, Gary Peacock, Peggy Stern, Bert Wilson, Diane Schurr, Stanley Cowell, Mal Waldron, Daved Friesen, Jim Pepper, Red Rodney, Itzhak Perlman, Arnie Lawrence, James Moody, Kirk Leitsey, Avishi Cohen, Wayne Horvitz, John Abercrombie, Drew Gress, Mike Bisio, Don Friedman, James Emery, Tony Malaby, Essiet Essiet, Santi Debriano, Vic Juris, Harvey Wainapel, Peter Barshay and Mel Martin among many others.

Now performing with my own group, Mount Airy (playing Jewish liturgical music in a modern improvisational style).

I have recently (2006) joined a new cooperative group, The New Quartet, with John Abercrombie on guitar, Adam Kolker on reeds and Johannes Weidenmuller on bass. We are presently playing in the NYC area, touring the US and abroad and preparing to record our 1st CD.

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Joe Lovano: Symbiosis; Sinatra and More Symbiosis, with the “sprawling energy of drummer Bob Meyer… delivered complete musical statements.” --Boston Globe

Drummer Bob Meyer is “accurate and inventive.” --Los Angeles Daily Variety

“The Music benefited from the crisp drumming of Bob Meyer.” --Minneapolis Star Tribune

“Rhythmically charged… with drummer Bob Meyer.” --Lloyd Sachs, Entertainment Critic

Wayne Horvitz Trio, “How could he go wrong with a rhythm section of Michael Bisio on Bass and Bob Meyer on Drums?…I was awed by the complexities of rhythm made simple by this master of the trap set

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Primary Instrument

Drums

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

I have been teaching for over 35 years. i cover a wide spectrum about drums and drumset from mechanics to rudiments to various styles of playing. My students range from beginner to very advanced; from very young to adults. I love teaching and work at always improving my methods with the same vigor as i work on always expanding and improving my playing and musicianship.

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Upcoming

Date Detail Price
Oct26Sat
Eric Person & Trio-kinesis
BeanRunner Cafe
Peekskill, NY
$15

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