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Bob Mintzer

”Playing music is a life long commitment. There are always new things to consider and develop. I'm exhilarated and humbled by music on a daily basis, and plan to continue on this path until my last day on earth.” These words pretty much sums up Bob Mintzer's approach to music.

Bob leads several musical lives that, at times, seem humanly impossible for one person to sustain. He is a 20 year member of the Grammy award winning Yellowjackets, leads his own Grammy winning big band, is the recipient of the Buzz McCoy endowed chair of jazz studies at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, does workshops all over the world, writes books on jazz, writes for orchestra, concert band, and big band, travels with his own quartet, and plays with numerous other bands around the globe. He is equally active in the composing, performing and educational fields.

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All L.A. Band

All L.A. Band

Fuzzy Music
2017

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All L.A. Band

All L.A. Band

Fuzzy Music
2016

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Get Up!

Get Up!

MCG Jazz
2015

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For The Moment

For The Moment

MCG Jazz
2012

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Canyon Cove

Canyon Cove

Pony Canyon Records
2010

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Recife

Recife

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