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Genres You Will Love
Blues: Acoustic Blues Moods: Type: Acoustic Moods: Featuring Guitar Easy Listening: Adult contemporary Folk: Jazzy folk

By Location
United States - Wisconsin

Bob Balsley

Bob is a well known musician and author. He studied music at College of Marin and recieved a BA from UW Green Bay. He went on to teach Jazz Guitar and Recording technology at UW Green Bay for 17 years. He wrote curriculum and taught Digital Media classes at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College for 15 years. He plays and sings every style from classical to country to rock and jazz. His international tours have included the UK (London , Leeds and Edinburgh) Europe (Barcelona, Dortmund, Slovakia) and Africa (Tunisia, Casablanca,Capetown). In 2007 he toured around the world with Semester at Sea and special guest Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Concerts included Brazil, South Africa, Vietnam, Japan and Hawaii. His second world tour featured concerts in Cadiz Spain, Ricks Cafe in Casablanca, Capetown, Shanghai, Kobe, Tokyo and Guatemala. He has played with Chuck Berry, Bobby Vinton, Mickey Gilley, The Green Bay Symphony orchestra and Spyro Gyra to name a few.He performs at all Green Bay Packer Home games with the official Packer band. Bob’s best selling Guitar books are published by Mel Bay. In 1999 his song "The Sad Fact was a #1 hit on the contemporary jazz charts in France. His solo guitar and vocal performances are a unique and mesmerizing blend of genres.