"BOSS OF THE BOOGIE"
Los Angeles, 2021 - Known
by some as the "Boss of the Boogie", pianoman/vocalist ROB
RIO plays the boogie-woogie and jump blues of the 40's
and 50's with a virtuosity and elan that has excited audiences
around the world for more than 35 years. RIO was inducted into
the Boogie Woogie Hall Of Fame in 2008. He has
appeared with many of the original blues greats, such as Muddy
Waters, Willie Dixon, James Cotton, Charles Brown, Joe
Cocker, Paul Butterfield and many more, and has recorded
with Mick Jagger, Canned Heat, Billy Boy Arnold, William
Clarke, Coco Montoya, Finis Tasby, Walter Trout, Mud
Morganfield, Phillip Walker, Jody Williams, among
"The best boogie- woogie player I've heard in a long time. He's really got it! "
"I think Rob Rio plays as good as the very best pianist in the boogie music. He certainly has my approval."
"...a flamboyant pianist, dynamic performer, charismatic entertainer..."
Greg Druest - KCBS FM
"...a boogie-woogie virtuoso..."
"Whether performing solo or with his smokin' band, Rob Rio's show is always a crowd pleaser."
Michael Kaufer - Foundation for American Roots Music
BOSS Productions, P.O. BOX 8304, Calabasas, CA 91372 (818)999-2437