“A force to be reckoned with, Wolfman has blistering technique and plays with an intensity and refinement that speaks to his deep musicality.” ~ Joyce Kulhawik - Arts and Entertainment critic
Bob Wolfman is a legendary guitarist/vocalist in and around the Boston and New England area since the early nineteen eighties with his landmark band Elan Vital. He has gained recognition as one of the leading guitarist/vocalists on the East Coast since the nineteen nineties as a leader of his Bob Wolfman Band.
“Hailed as "Simply one of the best guitarists in the U.S. today!" ~ Boston Globe
An exciting and compelling performer with emotion, power and soulfulness that will inspire even the most blase listeners, Bob Wolfman has chops and technical virtuosity to quiet even the most discerning critic. Wolfman truly loves to play and sing his heart out. He has fun on stage........and so do his audiences, always enjoying his explosive solos, but then he’ll pull at their heart strings, and bring tears to their eyes with a quiet ballad. Bob has performed and/or recorded with the likes of Larry Coryell, Chick Corea, Grover Washington Jr., Joe Beck, Robben Ford, Sonny Landreth, Victor Bailey, Tommy Campbell, Jimmy Earl, Toni Lynn Washington, Kenwood Dennard, Arlen Roth, and James Montgomery.
A graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Bob earned a Performance Degree and thus rounded out his many years on the road touring and recording with a formal education in music. Bob is an extremely versatile musician, well versed in Blues, Rock and Jazz. He has performed in 21 countries on four continents in every type of venue, ranging from coffee houses, nightclubs, colleges and theaters to large concert halls and stadiums.
Growing up in New York City Bob had played at notable venues such as The Bottom Line, B.B.King's, Mikell's, Boomer's, Kenny Castaway's, and too many more to list. Living in the Boston area since the late seventies, Bob has performed at the House of Blues, Sculler's, Johnny D's, Night Stage, Ryle's, Sandy's, Paul's Mall/Jazz Workshop, Jonathan Swift's, Jack's, Harper's Ferry, The Regent Theatre in Arlington,Mass., The Hatch Shell on The Boston Esplanade, The FireHouse Center for The Arts, Berklee Performance Center, The Regatta Bar, The Channel, The Purple Pit, and The Bull Run in Shirley,Mass. and most recently at 9 Wallis in Beverly,Mass, and BREAKAWAY in Danvers, Mass.
A widely known and highly respected educator, Bob founded the famed Wolfman’s School of Music in Boston which served as a prep school for Berklee College of Music as well as other college music programs. Bob is also a prolific composer, producer, and bandleader.
Bob Wolfman is currently performing with his own band ~ "BWB" - Bob Wolfman Band with Bruce Mattson on keys (Gregg Allman Band), Tim" FOXX" on Bass, and Barry Lit on Drums.