Friday, December 9, 2011

Bob Crawford




About: Bob Crawford

Bob Crawford, born in the Bronx, NY, is one of those rare people who combines musicality, scholarship, and business acumen into one seamless individual. After graduating from the University of Virginia in 1971 (Phi Beta Kappa/Magna cum laude) Bob embarked on his musical career full time. From being the Musical Director, Guitarist, and Vocalist for the National Company of Paul Sills' "Story Theatre"(1972-3) to the publishing of his music theory book "Symmetric Cycles" (Foreward by Mick Taylor-Rolling Sones/John Mayall) by RMCO MUSIC/Charles Colin Publications, Bob has been actively involved in songwriting, arranging, producing, and studio work as a guitarist and vocalist for the past 30 years.

In 1975, Bob founded Josandra Rehearsal Studios in NYC which became the home of such celebrated musicians as Pat Martino, Larry Harlow, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, Mongo Santamaria, Slide Hampton, Sam Jones, Tom Harrell, Kevin Eubanks, Larry Coryell, John Abercrombie, Brand X, Tom Rush, John Hammond, Aztec 2 Step, Jocelyn Brown, Meat Loaf, Loretta Devine, and Roz Ryan among many others.

In 1986 he acted as President of Lions' Den Recording in NYC until 1990 when he formed RMCO MUSIC, his full-service production, recording, publishing, and consulting company. Still active today RMCO MUSIC boasts such varied clients as Larry Harlow, Mick Taylor, Jocelyn Brown, Maxine Brown, Ron Richardson, Vickilyn Reynolds, Carl Hall, Beverly Crosby, and Vondie Curtis-Hall.

In 1991, Larry Harlow (2008 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Winner and Latin Music Hall of Fame Member) recorded "My Time Is Now"("Mi Tiempo Llego") on the album of the same name, co-written by Bob Crawford and A. Dennis (Doc) Williams of the O'Jays released on Cache/Fania Records.

In 2006, Maxine Brown (R&B Hall of Fame Member and Tony Award Winner) recorded anther of Bob's compositions "I Want To Be Loved" released on "From The Heart" (Mee Max Music, Inc.) He continues to write, publish, and place songs with other artists to this day.

Influences:

Coltrane, Miles, Clapton, Hendrix, Alan Holdsworth, Pat Martino, Mick Taylor, Larry Harlow, Jack Bruce, James Taylor, CSN&Y, Eagles


BOB CRAWFORD RMCO MUSIC, Inc.
229 West 26th St. Suite 6A New York, NY 10001
212-255-2161


 










Bob Crawford – Official Website
http://www.carosta.com/bob-crawford/
Bob Crawford - MySpace
http://www.myspace.com/564889319
Bob Crawford – Myspace 2nd Channel
http://www.myspace.com/bobcrawford1949
Bob Crawford - ReverbNation
http://www.reverbnation.com/bobcrawford
Bob Crawford – Soundcloud (RMCO Music)
http://soundcloud.com/rmco-music
Bob Crawford - Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/bobcrawford.rmcomusic
Bob Crawford – The Jazz Network
http://www.thejazznetworkworldwide.com/profiles/blogs/bob-crawford-symmetric-cycles-new-tools-for-advanced
Videos!
Bob Crawford - YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/bobcrawford1949
Buy Music!
Bob Crawford - Bandcamp
http://bobcrawford.bandcamp.com/
Bob Crawford – iTunes
https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/bob-crawford/id350000576
Bob Crawford - Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=ntt_srch_drd_B001QLNSJ2?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=Bob%20Crawford&index=digital-music&search-type=ss


 

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  2. Please check out this stellar review of me & my 2 Crossover Jazz albums by Marcel Pyron for Maximum Musician's Magazine. I am humbled and grateful for Marcel's very kind words, and so appreciative for his encouragement and support.
    http://mmm.guidesofart.com/bob-crawford-the-instrumental-g…/

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