Bob Stroger found himself on stage at a blues club as a teenager not sure exactly what to do. He had an electric bass in his hand and laid down the bass parts he heard on his Jimmy Reed records. The club owner told Bob there was much more to playing the blues than copying a riff. As he felt the music and learned changes, Bob began forming his own style. Over his 60 year plus career, Bob contributing his own style of playing bass to hundreds of live performances and recordings, most often being down as a sideman on Delmark Records out of Chicago.
April 11, 2017
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