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Bob Mintzer

ts, *1953 US, New Rochelle, New York
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz

Bob Mintzer is a jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger, and big band leader based in Los Angeles, California.Bob Mintzer, born January 27, 1953 and a native of New Rochelle, New York. He is active in the areas of performance, composing/arranging, and music education. While touring with the Yellowjackets or his own quartet, or big band, Mintzer writes music for big band, various small bands, saxophone quartets, orchestral and concert band music.Mintzer's latest small trio-band recording is called Canyon Cove, with Larry Goldings and Peter Erskine.

  • Tenor sax
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Soprano sax
  • Flute
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Drop Shot on Drop Shot by Ricky Peterson, Bob Mintzer & WDR Big Band
La vita è bella (Soundtrack of R. Benigni's Movie ) on La vita è bella by Bob Mintzer, Dado Moroni & Joe La barbera
Blue Bossa on Bop Boy by Bob Mintzer
Sexy Mf on Drop Shot by Ricky Peterson, Bob Mintzer & WDR Big Band
Do for Love on Drop Shot by Ricky Peterson, Bob Mintzer & WDR Big Band
Snakes on Drop Shot by Ricky Peterson, Bob Mintzer & WDR Big Band
Niños on Arc by Jimmy Haslip
Feel so Bad on Drop Shot by Ricky Peterson, Bob Mintzer & WDR Big Band
Three Places on Jazz Influence by Nova Bossa Nova, Claudio Roditi & Bob Mintzer
For All We Know on Standards 2, Movie Music by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Never Alone (The Music Of Michael Brecker)Monday Orchestra Conducted By Luca Missiti Featuring Randy Brecker, Mike Mainieri, Bob Mintzer2018Album
Drop ShotRicky Peterson w/ Bob Mintzer & WDR Big Band Köln2018Album
Drop ShotRicky Peterson w/ Bob Mintzer & WDR Big Band Köln2018Album
Tasty TunesIra B. Liss Big Band Jazz Machine Featuring Bob Mintzer, Eric Marienthal, Holly Hofmann, Dean Brown2017Album
Wobbly DanceJohn Daversa, Bob Mintzer2017Album
Invisible Cities (Original Jazz & Chamber Music)Mitch Haupers, Bob Mintzer, Alan Pasqua, Darek Oles, Peter Erskine2016Album
Quiet YesterdayDado Moroni, Andrea Dulbecco, Riccardo Fioravanti, Enzo Zirilli, Stefano Bagnoli With Tom Harrell, Bob Mintzer2012Album
Face The TruthGianfranco Continenza Featuring Don Mock, Bob Mintzer, Walter Martino, John Beasley, Michael Manring, Tetsuo Sakurai, Dino D'Autorio, Lorenzo Feliciati, Alessandro Centofanti, Ernesttico, Sergey Boykov, Adriano Brunelli, Federico Righi2011Album
Standards 2 - Movie MusicPeter Erskine, Bob Mintzer, Darek Oles, Alan Pasqua2010Album
La Vita É BellaBob Mintzer, Dado Moroni, Riccardo Fioravanti, Joe LaBarbera2010Album
Bop BoyBob Mintzer Feat. Steve Kuhn, Eddie Gomez, Steve Gadd2007Album
Beyond The BlueAndrea Marcelli With Mitchel Forman, Eddie Gomez, Bob Mintzer, Mike Stern2005Album
YO!Cologne Saxophone Quintet featuring Bob Mintzer2005Album
The Hudson ProjectJohn Abercrombie / Peter Erskine / Bob Mintzer / John Patitucci2000Album
Plays The Music Of Duke Ellington And Bob Mintzer - LiveSWR Big Band Featuring Bob Mintzer1999Album
In TimeJazzessence - Das Landesjugend Jazzorchester Hamburg, Nils Gessinger, Bob Mintzer1999Album
About StoriesMichel Bisceglia, Randy Brecker, Bob Mintzer1997Album
Live At The Montreux Jazz FestivalBob Mintzer, George Robert, Bert Joris, Swiss Jazz School Big Band1997Album
LongingBob Mintzer, Gil Goldstein1997Album
Big Band TraneBob Mintzer1996Album
Live At Jazz Club FaschingThe Stockholm Jazz Orchestra, Bob Mintzer1995Album
HomenajeSix Sax Featuring Randy Brecker And Bob Mintzer1995Album
The Saxophone featuring Two T'sBob Mintzer, Michael Brecker1993Album
One MusicBob Mintzer1992Album
Art Of The Big BandBob Mintzer1991Album
Up Close Volume 7Bob Mintzer1991Album
I Remember JacoBob Mintzer, Michael Formanek, Jeff Andrews, Peter Erskine1991Album
HymnBob Mintzer, John Abercrombie, Marc Johnson, Peter Erskine1991Album
Bop BoyMarvin Stamm Featuring Special Guest Bob Mintzer1991Album
Urban ContoursBob Mintzer1989Album
SpectrumBob Mintzer1988Album
SourceBob Mintzer1982Album
Horn ManBob Mintzer1982Album
Canyon CoveBob Mintzer With Peter Erskine And Larry GoldingsAlbum
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