Rob Waring

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Rob Waring
Rob Waring 2014.jpg
Rob Waring at Vossajazz 2014.
(Photo by Knut Andersen)
Background information
Born (1956-12-03) December 3, 1956 (age 58)
Yonkers, New York, United States
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments Vibraphone, marimba, percussion

Rob Waring (born December 3, 1956 in Yonkers, New York) is an American-Norwegian Jazz musician (drums and vibraphone) and composer.[1][2][3]


After studying music at Juilliard School (1974–79), Waring moved to Oslo (1981) and has since participated in numerous recordings and established his own Rob Waring Trio with Frank Jakobsen and Carl Morten Iversen (1987–). He teaches at Norges Musikkhøgskole, and have otherwise played in bands like Søyr and contributed on releases by Erik Wøllo (1983), Espen Rud (1984), Torgrim Sollid (1983), Rune Klakegg, Tone Hulbækmo (1986), Arve Moen Bergset (1987), Kjell Samkopf (1987), Morten Halle (1988), Lasse Thoresen (1994), Peter Opsvik (1999), Lars Klevstrand (2000), Torbjørn Sunde oktett (2001), Elin Rosseland (2004), SKRUK (2004), and on the Jon Larsen records Strange News From Mars (2007) and The Jimmy Carl Black Story (2008).[1][2][3]


  • 1992: Secret red thread (Odin Records), as Rob Waring Trio
  • 2001: Synchronize your watches (Resonant Music), as Rob Waring Trio with contributions from Solveig Slettahjell


  1. ^ a b "Waring, Rob Biography" (in Norwegian). Norsk Musikkinformasjon March 21, 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-21. 
  2. ^ a b "Rob Waring – Biography". March 21, 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-21. 
  3. ^ a b "ROB WARING (Norway)". Norsk Musikkinformasjon Retrieved 2011-03-21. 

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