BOB DAVIS, GUITARIST/COMPOSER
Bob was the founder of the Chicago based group "Cooly Cool", which was originally formed with bassist Darryl Jones of the Rolling Stones, and keyboardist/saxophonist Ari Brown of Elvin Jones' group. Bob has since formed the group "Lake Effect" with keyboardist/composer Neil Artwick. Bob has worked with CBS recording artist Patty Smith and Scandal, Polygram artist John Waite, and Nile Rogers Productions. Nile Rogers introduced Bob to Felicia Collins of the "David Letterman Show" band and together they wrote as a team for Nile Rogers Productions. While living in New York, Bob had his own feature column in "Guitar World Magazine" for over two years. Bob now lives and works out of Chicago with "Lake Effect" and the new group "School of Cool" led by Miles Davis alumni, keyboardist/composer Robert Irving III. Bob is the featured guitarist on the video for John Secada's summer tour video on the EMI Records Group label. This video has been shown internationally. Bob has been touring in Europe and Japan with "School of Cool" and has played the Montreux Jazz Festival 2000.