Resume Bobby C. West

Pianist (all styles)​

 

Contact information:

 

 

Website:

 

Education:

​ Email bobbywest88@yahoo.com Phone 001 323 6039998 Phone 0031 164 239064

www.westmusicworks.com

 

Louisiana Tech University/School of Composition (1977-1978) Grambling State University (1974-1978) Cate School/Arts Academy, Santa Barbara (1968-1970) USC Preparatory Arts Program (1968)

Private study:

 

 

 

 

Teaching experience:

Alvin Baptiste (Southern University of Louisiana) Dr. John T. Ford (Louisiana Tech) Dr. T. Curtis Mayo (Grambling State University) Horace Tapscott (1973-1975) Walter Bishop Jr. (1971-1973)

 

The Los Angeles Unified School District

Sheenway School (Performing Arts Academy), Los Angeles

Private instruction (piano and composition) Workshops bigband

Performing Experience

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Recording experience includes:

 

 

Billy Higgins, Roy Hargrove, Willie Jones III, Harold Land, Ravi Coletrane,

Horace Tapscott, Branford + Wynton Marsalis, Donald Byrd, Eddie Harris, Coltrane bassist Dr. Art Davis, Albert ‘Tootie’ Heath, N’dugu Chancler,

Queen Latifa, Dwight Trible

 

Jose Feliciano, Smokey Robinson, Linda Hopkins, Sam & Dave,

Dr. Hook Medicine Show, Wilson Pickett, Joe Cocker, Steve Winwood, M.C. Hammer, Mick Fleetwood, Angela Basset

Hotels (includes):

Ritz Carlton: Shanghai/China

Shangri-la: Hong Kong

The Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

Hyatt: Jakarta/Indonesia, Osaka/Japan, Bejing/China

Grand Hyatt & Park Hyatt:: Tokyo/Japan

Intercontinental: Manama/Bahrein, Muscat/Oman, Zagreb/Croatia

Jumeirah Beach hotel, Dubai

Emirates Towers, Dubai​

Desert Inn and The Flamingo in Las Vegas (NV)

 

Billy Higgins, jazz drummer (Blue Note Records) Branford Marsalis, jazz-saxophonist Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter

Horace Tapscott, orchestra leader Eddie Harris, jazz saxophonist

Kenneth ‘BabyFace’ Edmonds

Joe Cocker, singer Allen Toussaint, pianist Lamont Dozier, singer/producer Gladys Knight, singer Donald Byrd, trumpeter Siedah Garret, R&B singer (Quincy Jones Productions)

 

R. Kelly, R&B singer Dionne Warwicke, Pop singer

 

 

Producing:

 

 

Mia Samira, CD “All I know”

Publishing: original works © WestMusicWorks

Music & Lyrics for. Mia Samira and Brigitte Mitchell:

© 2009    All I know

© 2009    A new you

© 2009    Femme Fatal

© 2010    Guaranteed

© 2012    Blue

© 2012    Appointment in Rio

CD: Hip Prophecy (2004), Bobby West Trio
References: Chris Jones (Warner Bros. Studios)

Branford Marsalis (Marsalis Music)

Mike Schlessinger (Studio 56 Recording Lab, W.Hollywood)

Kevin Eubanks (Music-director for TheTonight Show Band, NBC-TV)

John Belmont (Belmont Agency Int., Seattle/Washington

Mrs. Patsy Paine (The Los Angeles Unified School District)