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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.

As always, I am available for online private lessons using Zoom, Facetime, or Google. Get in in touch for scheduling.

Winter/Spring 2022 - Group Banjo Classes, Ukulele Song Sessons, and Guitar Classes in Palm Springs! Send an email to be notified of upcoming group classes in Palm Springs.

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Private Event

Cowboy Songs w John Stanley King feturing Bob Hamilton on Banjo and Jeremiah Levi on Violin

Vicky's of Santa Fe, 45100 Club Drive, Indian Wells CA

John Stanley King's Cowboy Songs | Wednesdays | 6pm-9:30pm | No Cover.

JSK vocalizes in the folk-country tradition, simple in form and harmony, with some romantic ballads that are accompanied by JSK's Acoustic Guitar, and Band. This Band produces a sound that is authentic to the genre and just plain fun to listen to. Some great covers of country’s legends like Cash, Denver, and Daniels, to name a few, have audiences up on their feet singing and dancing along.