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YEAH-Bob is back on the road.....

November 2018
Hello music lovers! 

After a 2-year respite, I am thrilled to be back on the teaching trail again, beginning with a 4-city tour of Ukraine in December 2018.
This is particularly exciting for me because my Dad's…

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Happy New Year!!!

Hello music lovers!   
Our dear Bob Stoloff is taking a "retirement break". 
We are not sure if it is a forever retirement or a one or two year break from touring. 
But he is not touring in 2017...that is for…

Thanks for the great summer!

The Paris workshops was full of interesting and talented singers - as always, our annual retreat at Zeeveld was beautiful and restful welcoming returning and new singers, (stay tuned for 2017 dates) closing with the super cool workshop in hot…

How Vocalists Should Practice Rhythms

All styles of traditional, contemporary pop, jazz and world music contain a nuclear composite of the three essential musical elements: rhythm, melody and harmony. While melody and harmony stimulate our emotional sensors, rhythm directly summons our physical impulses. Our bodies…

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Rhythmania!

It gives me great pleasure to announce the publication of my most recent work entitled “Rhythmania!” Students, teachers, professional musicians and dear friends from all over the world will be delighted to know that the book they have been asking…

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My new book is here!

Recipes For Soloing Over Jazz Standards is the title of my newest publication. This book is a unique, challenging, and fun way to learn how to improvise over the chord progressions. In Volume 1,  I have selected ten well-known standard…

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#2 The High School Years

Empire State Music Camp Waiter’s Bunk (Stalag 16), circa 1968.

2. The High School Years

Summers were spent in the Catskill Mountains at the shabby but awesome Empire State Music Camp, tucked away in a tiny town called Hurleyville…

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Influences #1

This is a work in progress but I’m having fun doing it! It answers the often asked question, “What are my influences” but for me that’s a very deep question with a very long answer.

My “instru-vocal” approach to improvisation…

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