Bob Gullotti is an experienced performer and teacher with a highly successful background as a professional musician, gaining acclaim both in the U.S. and abroad for unique creativity interpretive technique, and technical performance quality. His experience includes tours of Europe, South America, Australia, Canada, the Middle East, and the United States with his own band and with such well-known artists as Gary Bartz and Eddie Henderson. Bob has performed with such jazz notables as J.J. Johnson, John Abercrombie, George Mraz, Joe Lovano, Kenny Werner, Eddie Gomez, Tom Harrell, Mike Mainieri, Mose Allison, John Medeski, John Patitucci, Bob Brookmeyer, and Miroslav Vitous. Bob performed with the rock group Phish. His band, The Fringe, is a four-time recipient of the Boston Music Awards #1 Jazz Act Award. He has over fifty recordings to his credit and currently his band has a multi-record release contract with Soul Note Records, one of the top jazz labels in the world.
Bob also has an extensive teaching background and is recognized as one of New England's top private teachers with many working professional students. He in on the faculty of the Berklee College of Music, and teaches percussion to music majors at other area colleges and universities. Bob has presented lectures and classes at such schools as Dartmouth College, Harvard University, New York University, Pennsylvania State University, Adelaide Conservatory (Australia), Bogota University (South America), and Ramon School of Jazz (Israel). He was asked by the French Government to help organize and operate the "Jazz is Toulon" jazz camp, and has lectured and taught at the Switzerland Jazz Workshop. At New York University he was the percussionist instructor for the National Young Audiences concert series under grants from the National Endowment of the Arts.
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