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Bob Boykin

**Guitar World Says...."AIN'T TOO PROUD TO SHRED, Boykin is a ferocious soloist who segues from bop-style jazz phrases to wailing rock licks with the greatest of ease".

**Jazz Times Says...."An established composer of television and film scores, guitarist Bob Boykin clearly has a need to rock".

**Vintage Guitar Says..."From 70s-style funk, to blues, to killer ballad work, and pretty much any style you can think of, Boykin's playing shines."

Bob began his career at age 16 as a musician performing in the clubs of his home town Savannah Georgia. By age 20 he moved to Nashville, where he began working as a studio guitarist with many of the top Country, Rock, Blues and R&B Artist's, including playing on the legendary Grand Ole Opry. While continuing to do session work playing guitar, He still managed to play with his own group "FirePower" in the local Nashville club scene. Also, touring with Pam Tillis, Dr. Hook (feat: Ray Sawyer), Joel Gray, Liza Minnelli, John Schneider, Brenda Lee, Gary Puckett and Broadway show's like "Chorus Line" and "Annie". Bob later moved to Los Angeles, where his versatility soon landed him in the studio playing on sessions for Marvel Comic's Saturday morning television cartoons and also national commercial's like "Ford", "Chevy", "Toyota", "Levi's", "Budweiser", "Miller Beer" among others. During that time he began composing songs and main titles for Columbia Pictures, Sony, Glen Larson at 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers and MGM. His original songs and scores have been heard on hit shows such as "Sex And The City", "West Wing", "X-Files", "Chris Isaac Show", "Married People", "Fame", "McGyver", "Route "66", "Married With Children", "Sea Hunt", "L. A. Firefighters" and "Moon Over Miami" (with members of the "Tonight Show Band") and feature films like "Toy Story", "Chicken Run", "Red Surf", "Keys To Tulsa", "Sister Sister", "Flypaper", AFI Women In Films, the "Car Kid", "Down The Barrel" and recently "Take The Lead" starring Antonio Banderas to name a few. Bob was also the weekly Composer and Producer of all the music heard nationwide on the hit #1 ABC weekly series "Married People" including composing the main & end titles, produced by Columbia Pictures/Sony Television. With all different musical styles available for use in Films and TV shows, many of the top studios call for songs from his catalog of original works. Bob's success in Hollywood has afforded him the distinction of being one of the most in demand Composers and Producers, Guitarist on the scene today. With a myriad of musical influences to draw from. Bob's music is as unique as it is exciting, and after one listen that will be obvious.....
(press release by Angel Ramero).