Instrument/Subjects: Piano, Theory, Composition, Improvisation
Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Bill is a professional keyboard artist with forty years experience in performance, teaching, recording and publishing. His career has encompassed many musical idioms including a fourteen year association with blues guitarist Robben Ford as a member of Ford’s band The Blue Line.
He has accompanied or performed with the following artists:
Carlos Santana , Steve Miller, The Doobie Brothers, Jennifer Warnes, Tracy Nelson, Jimmy Witherspoon, Clifford Jordon, The Coasters, The Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Lawrence Welk, The Stan Kenton Orchestra. He has performed in over 300 cities, throughout 18 countries on four continents. In addition, he has served as pianist for a countless number of social events from Vermont to West Virginia, including inaugural balls for Presidents Bush (Sr.) and Clinton.
Mr. Boublitz’s recording credits include the 1992 Grammy nominated Robben Ford and the Blue Line (Stretch/Blue Thumb Records), saxophonist Bob Malach’s The Searcher (Go Jazz Records, 1995), The Authorized Bootleg (Robben Ford and The Blue Line, Verve/Universal, 1998), and his premiere release as composer, leader and producer: Takes On Life (Five Chime Music, 2010, – available at Coffey Music or direct from the publisher).
Bill studied piano with Richard Aitken (Baltimore), Reynaldo Reyes ( Towson University); composition with Dr. Gordon Cyr (Towson University). He attended the New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, studying composition with Robert Ceely and William Thomas McKinley.
Bill teaches exclusively at Coffey Music, as he has for the past fifteen years. He teaches classical piano, composition and all styles of improvisational music from beginner to professional level.
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Bill Boublitz performing with Robben Ford
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