January 19, 1959 - October 4, 1999
Bob Casanova, a vocalist gained acclaim for his sense of interpretation and improvisation. For years Bob worked the vocal circuit in and around New York City. This experience made him a seasoned artist whose credits included:
CLUBS: The Blue Note, Birdland, The Village Gate, The West End Cafe, J's, The Jazz Forum and Dean St.
HALLS AND FESTIVALS: Lincoln Center, St. Peters Church, St. Ann's, Town Hall, Symphony Space, St. John's Cathedral and P.S. 22 Swedish Tour '96, Celebrate Brooklyn, The Greenwich Village Jazz Festival, The New York New Music Festival and a Tribute to Dinah Washington at the Blue Note.
GROUPS: Barry Harris Jazz Ensemble, Jay Clayton and Voices, Jon Hendricks Vocalstra, New York Singers Orchestra, Kirk Nurock and the Natural Sound, Over Easy, Gourds of Afro Sound and Tigressa.
EDUCATION: Connie Crothers, Barry Harris, Abbey Lincoln, Jay Clayton, Frank Foster, Berklee College of Music and the Jazz Mobile.