Bob Folse is a maestro of the Spanish guitar with jazz and rhythm in his soul.
Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Folse is now based out of South Florida. He is a contemporary guitar instrumentalist who is formally trained in jazz, classical and Flamenco music. He is an international performer, a native of New Orleans, and a graduate of Berklee College of Music.
For his training, privately, Folse studied classical guitar with Elias Barriero. He has traveled to Spain many times to study with Flamenco masters including Manolo Franco, Paco Serrano and Gerardo Nunez.
Folse is an award-winning composer and has recorded six CDs. These include Rumbeando (Re-Master & Re-Release of Sentimientos, 2014), Bob Folse Original (A Selection of Bob Folse Favorite Originals, 2006), Bob Folse Christmas, Jazz Rumba, Sentimientos, and Fuego (1996).
Folse's music has touched people around the globe. He has opened for Ottmar Leibert, Tito Puente,and Acoustic Alchemy to name a few.
His performances include popular themes as well as original music as he dazzles his audiences with his fingers of fire!