Bob Dorough

Real Name:Robert L. Dorough

American bebop and cool jazz pianist, composer and vocalese singer, born December 12, 1923 in Cherry Hill, Arkansas. Died on April 23, 2018 in Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania.
He worked with Miles Davis and Allen Ginsberg, among others. He has released vocal jazz albums periodically over the last 50 years, but he is perhaps best known as a voice and primary composer of many of the songs used in Schoolhouse Rock!, a series of educational animated shorts appearing on Saturday morning television in the 1970s and 1980s on ABC affiliates in the United States.
His songs were covered by Diana Krall, Jorge Pescara, Blossom Dearie, Sergio Mendes and many more.

His daughter is the classical flute player Aralee Dorough.

In Groups:Bob Dorough & Friends, Bob Dorough Quintet, Bob Dorough Trio, Buddy Banks Et Son Quartet, The Manhattan Recorder Consort, Children Of All Ages, Hal Stein-Warren Fitzgerald Quintet, Iridium Quartet, Jim Mitchell Quintet, Sam Most Quartet, The 44th Street Portable Flower Factory, The Medieval Jazz Quartet, The Recorder Consort of the Musician's Workshop, Trio Buddy Banks
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