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Jazz For All Occasions / BOB AKERS, flute, clarinet, alto & tenor saxophones

BOB AKERS, flute, clarinet, alto & tenor saxophones

Bob Akers, flute,clarinet, tenor saxBorn in Whittier, CA Bob received considerable classical training in flute and clarinet early on. He developed a love of jazz and swing era music in high school and took up the saxophone. He performed extensively in the 70’s and 80’s culminating with several years as a member of the U.S. Military Academy Band at West Point, N.Y. He has performed in orchestras and symphonic bands throughout the Bay Area as guest soloist. Bob currently makes his home in San Francisco and is in demand as a jazz soloist and big band sideman, as well as “subbing” in local orchestras.

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