Bob Crawford, born in the Bronx, NY, is one of those rare
people combining 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)
the publishing of his book “Symmetric Cycles” by RMCO
MUSIC, 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,
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