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Bobby Falk

The Bobby Falk group is a contemporary jazz group based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, performing original music and contemporary jazz. Bobby Falk is the drummer/leader since 2006, upon starting the group in Louisville, KY, and relocating to Dallas, TX in the summer of 2015. The group primarily focuses on material blending modern and traditional jazz, with fusion influences ranging from Pat Metheny, Rick Margitza, Michael Brecker and Steps Ahead. In addition to Bobby’s acclaimed original music, the group features writing from the other band members on a consistent basis.

The Bobby Falk group has released three full-length albums of original material (Samuel street songs, A New day, With my Dallas friends), and have performed locally and nationally, across the country at acclaimed events and festivals. In addition to local club/private performances, the group has been selected to perform at the Huntingburg Jazz fest (2013), Lexington library concert series (2014), Katy Jazz festival (2017), Durant jazz festival @ Southeastern Oklahoma State university (2018), Fort Worth main street arts festival (2017-present), Denton Jazz and Arts festival (2016-present), Fort Worth library jazz concert series (2017), Grapevine “Grapefest” (2022), and Granbury Jazz fest (2022). Earlier this year, The Bobby Falk group also performed at the 13th annual JEN convention (Jazz Education Network) January 2022 in Dallas, TX. Music of the Bobby Falk group is available on Itunes, Spotify, google music, Amazon, CD baby, YouTube, and other outlets.

The Bobby Falk group just completed first tour, "Midwest tour" in October 2022 through Denton, Tulsa, St. Louis, Nashville, Louisville, Indianapolis, Toledo and New Albany. 

Stay tuned for info on upcoming fifth release "Coming to fruition" in September 2023!!

 


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Carla Bley, Stanley Clarke & Bobby Falk

Read "Carla Bley, Stanley Clarke & Bobby Falk" reviewed by Joe Dimino


We start the 827th Episode of Neon Jazz with music from drummer Bobby Falk's Mentors album. From there, we hear from his hero and mentor Jamey Aebersold, who influenced legions of up and coming jazz musicians through his instructional books. Early on in the show, we pay homage to the life and lore of the late, great Carla Bley. We profile clips of a 2016 interview Neon Jazz conducted with Ms. Bley. From there, we get into some new music ...

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Primary Instrument

Drums

Location

Dallas

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Michael Brecker
saxophone, tenor
John Coltrane
saxophone
Kenny Garrett
saxophone, alto
Pat Metheny
guitar

Photos

Music

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Last Horizon

Self Produced
2021

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With my Dallas...

B Falk music
2020

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A new day

Self Produced
2015

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Samuel street songs

Self Produced
2012

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Turning the tables

Self Produced
2006

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Blues for B Falk'

From: A new day
By Bobby Falk

Journey

From: A new day
By Bobby Falk

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