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Bob Szajner

THUMBNAIL BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH
Everyone has their own story, this is Bob Szajner's, hopefully interesting to the reader.
Born on September 12, 1938, he grew up listening to talented relatives playing various instruments. His mother taught him the basics of music and how to play piano at a very early age.
In 1948, he won first prize in the “Frankie Carle Piano Contest”. This entitled him to one weeks performance at the Fox Theater in Detroit. He was one of the opening acts on the bill (a vaudeville theme) for Billie Holiday along with a comedian and an acrobatic duo. He enjoyed listening to her (Billie Holiday's) style of music and accompaniment for her

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