Esto Jazz @ BOP STOP
When: Jul 25, 2019, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Where: BOP STOP
Esto Jazz performs a variety of contemporary jazz, standards and original compositions. The goal of the group is to play music that is recognizable but is pliable enough to be stretched in various ways.
Bob Esterle, Saxophonist/Leader/Composer, has performed in a wide variety of musical groups throughout the Midwest. He has backed up such popular artists as Bobby Caldwell, Olivia Newton-John, Sandy Duncan, Ray Charles, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Frankie Avalon, Martha Reeves, The Platters, The Fifth Dimension, The Four Lads, Rich Little, Joan Rivers, Guy Lombardo, Hal Linden and Red Skelton, and has also performed for Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
His recording credits include Michael Egleton (Smooth Jazz Artist), Bambo Kino (Fusion Bassist), Walter Williams (Lead vocalist of the O’Jays), Italian Bassist Stefano Capomagi, The Dave Banks Big Band, Frederick Davis, Paul Kraker, Alan Licht, Wayne Conte and the Ignitions, The Deacons, Abe Lamarca, Gaetano Letizia’s Underground Blues Band, jingles for the the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, the Summit Toy Company, the Cleveland Indians, the Prudential Insurance Company, and various local radio stations. Bob holds a Bachelors Degree in Music from Bowling Green State University and a Masters Degree in Music from the University of Akron.
Domnic Reto, Piano/Keyboards, has developed a truly appealing style of his own playing genres including Smooth Jazz, Jazz Standards, Fusion, Blues, Motown and Classic Rock. He has written and performed numerous compositions and has enhanced various local ensembles including Traces, Cruise Control, John Morton & Friends, Epitome and The Steve Cipriano Band.
Anthony Watson Sr., Drums, originally from Texarkana, Texas, attended Central State University and has played drums professionally for 45 years. He has performed and toured with national artists as well as a variety of top bands from NE Ohio.