Bob Sheppard (musician)

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Bob Sheppard
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Background information
Born (1952-05-04) May 4, 1952 (age 66)
Trenton, New Jersey, United States
GenresJazz, jazz fusion
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, educator
InstrumentsSaxophones, Clarinets, Flutes
Years active1970-present
LabelsBFM Jazz
Associated actsPeter Erskine, John Beasley, Billy Childs, Freddie Hubbard, Chick Corea, Bob Mintzer, Lyle Mays, Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell

Bob Sheppard is an American jazz saxophonist and woodwind recording artist.

Sheppard has been a touring and studio musician on a wide range of recordings, film and television projects including four solo albums.

Among the many artists he has collaborated with are Freddie Hubbard, Chick Corea, Steely Dan, Mike Stern, Billy Childs,[1] Lyle Mays, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Scott Henderson, Peter Erskine, John Beasley, Bob Mintzer Joni Mitchell.

He is an active clinician and adjunct professor at the Thorton School Of Music, University of Southern California.




  • 2013 From The Hip (BFM Jazz)
  • 2010 Close Your Eyes (BFM Jazz)
  • 2005 Music for Moderns—The Lounge Art Ensemble (Fuzzy Music)
  • 2002 In The Now (Sirocco Jazz Limited)
  • 1998 The Lounge Art Ensemble—Lava Jazz (Fuzzy Music)
  • 1991 Tell Tale Signs (Windham Hill Jazz)


  1. ^ Kelman, John (2005-09-16). "CD/LP Review: Lyric: Jazz-Chamber Music Vol. 1". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2010-12-22.

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