Arriving, while low-key in many ways, is something of a signal flare, sending out notice of an on-the-rise leader located in Ohio. Newcomer guitarist Bob Ross graduated from Morehead State University with a Bachelor of Music in 2008 and completed his Master's degree in Jazz Studies at The University Of The Arts in 2010. A year later, he was living in Cincinatti and starting to make a name for himself there. On Arriving, Ross works with(in) a format that many tend to associate with vibraphonist Gary Burton--the vibraphone-guitar-bass-drum quartet. This setting suits him well, as he tends ...read more
Meet Bob Ross: My career in music began when I was 11 years old. I started playing trumpet and continued for seven years. At 14, I began playing guitar and have been doing so for 12 years. In 2008, I graduated from Morehead State University with a Bachelor of Music degree. In 2010 I earned a Master's Degree in Jazz Studies from University of The Arts in Philadelphia, PA. Instrument(s): Guitar. Teachers and/or influences? I have had the opportunity of studying under several great teachers including Ray Ross, Glenn Ginn, Gordon Towell, Steven ...read more
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