A maestro of the Spanish guitar with jazz and rhythm in his soul.
Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Bob Folse is based out of South Florida. Bob Folse 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.
Privately he studied Classical guitar with Elias Barriero from Cuba and has travelled to Spain many times to study with Flamenco masters including Manolo Franco,Paco Serrano,and Gerardo Nunez.
He is an award winning composer and has recorded 6 CD's. 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).
Bob has travelled internationally in his studies and his music has touched people around the globe. He has opened for Ottmar Leibert, Tito Puente,and Acoustic Alchemy.
His performances include popular themes as well as original music and he dazzles his audiences with his fingers of fire!