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Thanks for visiting the website of Bob Hamilton. Bob is a freelance musician and teacher living in Palm Springs, California. He is a master of the 6 string guitar and 5 string banjo, a patient and engaging teacher, and an adept improviser, writer, and arranger.

Bob has played thousands of songs on stage with hundreds of bands. He has international touring experience, ranging from rock/pop/soul bands in nightclubs to classical and jazz sets of solo guitar at upscale restaurants and banjo breakdowns on major bluegrass festival stages.

Bob is regularly booking and is available for single dates, tours, clinics, and recording sessions across U.S. and abroad.

Teaching is also a huge part of Bob’s musical mantra. He has a unique ability to connect with players of all levels, whether working with kids, adults, or groups, on guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, or ukulele. Anyone willing to learn is welcome to contact Bob to talk about short and long term playing goals.

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Bob Hamilton with Deanna Bogart and Rabbi David Lazar

Hyatt Palm Springs, 285 N Palm Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92262

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Rabbi David Lazar and Deanna Bogart 5-7pm December 8, 2019 Hyatt Palm Springs, CA 285 N Palm Canyon 92262 760.322.9000 musicians tba soon….. MORE INFO AND TICKETS


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