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Bobby Colomby (born Robert Wayne Colomby, 20 December 1944, in New York) is an innovative jazz-rock fusion drummer, and an original member of the group Blood, Sweat & Tears. He's also the uncredited drummer on John Cale and Terry Riley's collaboration album Church of Anthrax.
Colomby played on the self-titled Blood, Sweat & Tears' 1970 Grammy Award for Album of the Year, which features the hit songs: "Spinning Wheel", "And When I Die", and "You've Made Me So Very Happy" (all sung by David Clayton-Thomas). After many changes in the group he became (in the end) the defacto owner of Blood Sweat & Tears name.
Colomby produced jazz bass virtuoso Jaco Pastorius' first solo album; The Jacksons' comeback album Destiny; Chris Botti's albums December, When I Fall in Love, To Love Again and Italia; Paula Cole's album Courage and Jeff Lorber's album He Had a Hat.
For a few years in the late 1980s Bobby Colomby was a reporter for the television programs Entertainment Tonight and "The CBS Morning Program." He also hosted "In Person from the Palace".
- "Blood, Sweat & Tears", Columbia LP CS 9720 (1968)
- "Navarre sends out Signal 21". Business Wire. 2000.
Bobby produced "Pages" first album entitled "Pages," whose members included Richard Page, who was a member of the band Mister Mr.
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