was born in Berkeley, CA. A freelance musician, Bob has played and recorded with numerous ensembles ranging in style from the Baroque period to the 21st Century. He holds a B.A. in Jazz Studies from Sonoma State University and a M.M. in Classical Flute from San Francisco State University. In addition to his performances, Bob is the author of "Solos for Jazz Flute," analysis and note-for-note transcriptions of flute solos by such artists as Eric Dolphy, James Newton, Dave Valentin, and Hubert Laws, published by Carl Fischer. He currently lives in Sebastopol, enjoying the company of five feral cats.