Bob Lanzetti (of Snarky Puppy)
Bob Lanzetti is a Brooklyn, NY based professional guitarist, composer, producer, and educator. He has performed and recorded with many artists throughout the NYC area as well as played in over 40 countries with the three time Grammy Award-2inning jazz/funk collective Snarky Puppy.
As a member of Snarky Puppy, Bob has had the opportunity to contribute as a writer, arranger, and guitarist, playing on every recorded release and performing all over the world. The Pups have earned three Grammy Awards to date: Best R&B Performance in 2014 (“Something” featuring Lalah Hathaway), Best Contemporary Instrumental Album in 2016 and 2017 (Sylva with Metropole Orkest and Culcha Vulcha, respectively). Since 2006, Bob has been residing in Brooklyn, NY. There he has become an in-demand session guitarist performing and recording with many artists including Tommy Sims, Bokanté, Michelle Willis, Cory Henry, Ghost-Note (Robert “Sput” Searight/Nate Werth), Lucy Woodward, Musiq Soulchild, Bilal, Banda Magda, Underground System, and many others.
In addition to sideman work, Bob writes, records, produces, and performs his own original compositions with his quintet. His debut record, “Whose Feet are These That are Walking, was released in September 2017, and Bob has composed and recorded the score for two dance films for the Allendance Company as well as performed improvised solo guitar music for yoga and dance classes.
As an educator Bob teaches music and guitar out of his Brooklyn studio, has given clinics around the world, and has worked in outreach programs through Carnegie Hall for underprivileged teens to write, record, and perform their own original music.
Venue: Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza
Date: Tuesday, October 22
Time: 8:00 pm
Cost: $15 reserved, $12 general admission