Bob DeMeo

Drums

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Born in Brooklyn, Bob DeMeo did his first paying gig at 12 years old.  He then moved to California in 1978 and began touring and playing concerts with trumpeter Eddie Gale and doing recordings and concerts with Souleman Rogie (West African High Life Musician from Sierra Leone)  

 

Back in NY he studied drums with Charlie Persip and Freddie Waits, at Jazzmobile School of Music, in Harlem, NYC 

 

From 1984/88 studied with Frank Foster Big Band at Jazz Cultural Theater and private courses with Vernel Fournier

 

1982 - 1985 Bob was the drummer for the Blue Note Jam Session with Ted Curson.  

 

1986 He toured with Steve Lacey and Mal Waldron in Bilbao and Almaria, Spain and Avignon, France

 

1986 - 1988 Concerts in NY and NJ with Junior Cook, Andy Bey, Houston Pearson, Etta Jones and Jack Walrath

 

1988 - 2000 Concerts, Radio France, Television with Warren Bernhardt, Jim Pepper, Johnny Griffen, Freddie Hubbard, Jackie McLean, Barney Kessel, Horace Parlan, Eddie Harris, Sheila Jordan, Slide Hampton, Michel Petrucciani, Teddy Edwards, Tom Harrell, Hal Singer, Ricky Ford, Walter Bishop, Jr.

 

 

 2000 - present Working in NY with Frank Wess, Ron Affif, Ralph LaLama, David Snitter, Akiko Tsuruga, Bob Mover, Tyler Mitchell, Joe Cohn, Antione Drye, Neal Kirkwood, Essiet Essiet, Nicoletta Manzini, and Brian Charette