Bob Dorough

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Legal name: Robert Dorough


Bob Dorough (born December 12, 1923) is an American bebop and cool jazz pianist, singer, composer, songwriter, arranger and producer.

He worked with Miles Davis and Blossom Dearie, and his adventurous style was an influence on Mose Allison, among other singers. He is perhaps best known as the primary composer of and performer of many of the songs used in Schoolhouse Rock!, a series of educational animated shorts appearing on Saturday morning television in the 1970s and 1980s on ABC affiliates in the United States. He has released vocal jazz albums periodically over the last 50 years; his latest, Eulalia, came out in 2014.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Just About Everything Bob Dorough 1
1996 Devil May Care Bob Dorough 2
2000 Who's on First? Bob Dorough & Dave Frishberg 1
2000 Too Much Coffee Man Bob Dorough 1
2004 Complete Recordings Bob Dorough & Sam Most Quartet 1
2004 Sunday At Iridium Bob Dorough 1
2006 Small Day Tomorrow Bob Dorough 1
2014 But For Now Bob Dorough Trio feat. Michael Hornstein 1

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