Rob is a graduate of the University of Washington with degrees in music performance and education. Over the years he has crafted many influences into a uniquely identifiable sound and style. While living in Seattle he performed and recorded with the likes of Jay Thomas, the Jim Knapp Orchestra, the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra and Matthew Jorgensen +451. Currently Rob resides in Portland where his tenor sax can be heard to full advantage with guitarist John Stowell, various ensembles of bassist David Friesen, the Bobby Torres Ensemble and on recordings by Randy Porter and Alan Jones. Rob has also been heard at Northwest festivals and concerts playing with orchestras led by Ray Charles, Bob Florence and Gerald Wilson.