Bob Wolfman is an exciting and compelling performer with emotion, power and soulfullness to inspire even the most blase listeners, chops and technical virtuosity to quiet even the most discerning critic, and he truly loves to play and sing his heart out. He has fun on stage and so do his audiences, always enjoying his explosive solos, but then he’ll pull at their heart strings, and bring tears to their eyes with a quiet ballad.
A graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Bob earned a Performance Degree and thus rounded out his many years on the road touring and recording with a formal education in music. Bob is an extremely versatile musician, well versed in Blues, Rock and Jazz. He has performed, recorded and /or toured with such greats as keyboard genius - Chick Corea, the "Godfather "of Jazz/Rock Fusion - Larry Coryell, New York studio session icon/producer - Joe Beck, legendary bassist for Weather Report/Joe Zawinul - Victor Bailey, one of the world's top drummers - Kenwood Dennard, Bassist for Ahmad Jamal - James Cammack, sax giant for Van Morrison - John Payne, Blues vocalist Toni Lynn Washington, Blues/Jazz harmonica icon - Mike "Turk" Richards, Bluesman - James Montgomery, and many more. He has played on several hundred recordings as a session guitarist.
Bob has performed in 21 countries on four continents in every type of venue, ranging from coffee houses, nightclubs, colleges and theaters to large concert halls and stadiums. Growing up in New York City Bob had played at notable venues such as The Bottom Line, B.B. King's, Mikell's, Boomer's, Kenny Castaway's, and too many more to list. Living in the Boston area since the late seventies, Bob has performed atThe House of Blues, Sculler's, Johnny D's, Night Stage, Ryle's, Sandy's, Paul's Mall/Jazz Workshop, Jonathan Swift's, Jack's, Harper's Ferry, The Regent Theatre, The Hatch Shell on The Boston Esplanade, The FireHouse Center for The Arts, Berklee Performance Center, The Regatta Bar, and The Bull Run in Shirley, MA.
A widely known and highly respected educator, Bob founded the famed Wolfman’s School of Music in Boston which served as a prep school for Berklee College of Music as well as other college music programs. Bob is also a prolific composer, producer, and bandleader. Bob is currently performing with his own band TRANSITION with Kenwood Dennard on drums, James Cammack on Bass, and Ferdi Argenti on keys and which often features Larry Coryell.
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