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Robert Esterle, Saxophones, Flute, Clarinet, and EWI, has performed in a wide variety of musical groups from symphony orchestras to Jazz big bands throughout the Midwest.
He has backed up such popular artists as Bobby Caldwell, Olivia Newton-John, Sandy Duncan, Ray Charles, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Frankie Avalon, Martha Reeves, The Platters, The Fifth Dimension, The Four Lads, Rich Little, Joan Rivers, Guy Lombardo, The Rat Pack and Dean Lives (from Las Vegas), Michael Cavanaugh (from the Broadway Musical “Movin’ Out”), Hal Linden and Red Skelton. He has also performed for Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
Recording credits include Michael Egleton (Smooth Jazz Artist),
Bambo Kino (Fusion Bassist), John Blangero-Sun King Rising/Delta Tales Project, Walter Williams (Lead vocalist of the O’Jays), Italian Bassist Stefano Capomagi, The Dave Banks Big Band, Frederick Davis, Tim Hunt, Paul Kraker, Alan Licht, Wayne Conte and the Ignitions, The Deacons, Abe Lamarca, Gaetano Letizia’s Underground Blues Band, jingles for the the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, the Summit Toy Company, the Cleveland Indians, the Prudential Insurance Company, and various local radio stations.
Locally Bob plays with Esto Jazz, the Dave Banks Big Band, the Orchestra from the Cleveland Music Group, Kevin DiSimone, vocalist Shannon Eller, the Cleveland Horns, the Jazz Heritage Orchestra, Gaetano Letizia, Dave Marchione, Stew Freedman, and
Bob holds a Bachelors Degree in Music from Bowling Green State University and a Masters Degree in Music from the University of Akron.