|PROFILE - BOB MEMORABLE ENTERTAINMENT - 60s & 70s CLASSIC HITS|
Bob BobBB "The DrumBuddha" Bachtold has over three decades of experience as a first-call live & studio drummer / percussionist for top Classic & Modern R&B, Jazz, Funk, Rock, Blues, Latin, & Big Bands throughout North America.
A savvy, experienced drummer & percussionist (who also plays guitar, bass, and sings lead & background vocals), BobBB is best known for his tone, taste, touch, intense groove, and uniquely uncanny ability to take any size and type of musical group to entirely new musical heights – making the music come alive with that ‘extra special something’ that the discerning artists and audiences crave – regardless of how demanding the performance, group, situation, or environment.
BobBB has also played or recorded with Harry Nilsson, The Platters, Blue City Trio, The Cruzeros, Julie Masi (Parachute Club) & Half A Quorum, Michael Garding Big Band & Quartet, George Robert, Gino Monopoli & ‘Almost Elvis’ Revue, Gary Tackett & California Cowboys, Paul Sorensen Big Band & Orchestra, Leonard Camplin & Kelowna Pops Orchestra, Cuban Jazz pianist legend Panchito Calimano, The Chambers Brothers, and the Christ The King Community & Saddleback Community Church Choir & Band, among many others over the past few decades.
BobBB studied drums with Ted Reed (of ‘Syncopation’ fame) and Al ‘ Hoot Gibson’ Rudkin (of The Revlons and Motown fame), and has also done Master Classes with Louie Bellson, Larry Londin, Tony Williams, Freddy Gruber, Ed Thigpen, Jim Chapin, Airto Moreira, Trilok Gurtu, Ramon Lopez, and many other drumming & percussion Masters.
BobBB endorses and plays Taye Drums (Thank You, Ray Ayotte), Paiste Cymbals (Thanks to the Paiste Family, Franklin Vanderbilt, JR Robinson, Ricky Lawson, Abe Laboriel, Jr. & Vinnie Colaiuta), Remo Drumheads, and Vater / Vic Firth / Ahead Drumsticks & Mallets.
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