Bob Barta is a musician and vocalist specializing in traditional jazz styles on banjo, ukulele and other fretted instruments.
He's appeared on several recordings with various groups; his own CD “In One Era and Out The Other” features an all-star lineup playing some great and rare tunes from the golden
age of Tin Pan Alley. Over the years, he's been part of some noteworthy bands & gigs.
Carnegie Hall : The Clef Club ConcertPerformance recorded for NPR broadcast hosted by Wynton Marsalis with William Warfield, Jester Hairston, and the Boys Choir of Harlem
Carnegie Hall: Symphony performance of “Rhapsody in Blue”
Delta Queen riverboat – with Vic Tooker’s Riverboat Ramblers
11 years as a member of the Howard Hovey Trio
Over 10 years as banjo player and vocalist with the Isotope Stompers
Long-running continuous engagements at the Osborne Inn (Riverhead), Le Chef (Southampton) and Bonnie Jean’s (Southold)
Numerous performances with other groups including: Hot Jam!, The Wolverines Jazz Band of Boston, and Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks
Performed an original tune, “I’m In Heaven” at Preservation Hall in New Orleans on Louis Armstrong’s birthday in 2010
Famous venues including New York’s “21″ Club & Birdland, San Francisco’s Gold Dust Saloon, and New Orleans’ Palm Court, Rock N’ Bowl, Fritzel’s and the Spotted Cat
Played for many celebrities & political figures including: George H.W. Bush, Bill & Hillary Clinton, Mario Cuomo, the Kennedy family, U.N. ambassadors
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