The Blues Keep Rainin' Down On Me
Audio CD (2012)
After completing a “classical” CD last year, I had the urge to do something totally different. I decided
to compose and record a CD of original blues tunes using as many of my musician friends and former students
as possible. (More)
Bob Piorun has performed and taught music in Central New York for many years. He has taught over 7,000 people to play guitar,
bass and flute as well as improvisation as applied to all styles of music.
Bob has played in all musical settings from solo to big band, country, classical, pop, jazz and rock. He has performed with
the Syracuse Symphony, world renowned flutist, James Galway, singer Michael Feinstein, received a gold record for arranging
work with "Manowar" and performed with "oldies" groups such as "The Platters", "The Coasters" and "The Ink Spots".
Bob Piorun has written two guitar method books and an electric bass method. He has released a CD "Picking On The Classics"
which features the Mozart String Quartet, Eine kleine Nachmusik (A Little Night Music). The CD also includes authentic
versions of Bach, Pachelbel, Chopin and Gounod pieces that have become rock and roll classics. Most selections were done
with three guitars and electric bass, all played by Bob.
He has collaborated with jazz writer and bassist Kevin Dorsey on a CD: Until We See You Again. He has performed with The
Kevin Dorsey Collective and appears on two Kevin Dorsey CD's: Inner Journey and Gateway (www.kevindorseymusic.com). Bob
released a CD in 2007, Picks on Christmas Carols, of instrumental versions of Christmas Carols, and in 2008 completed a CD
of all original Christmas songs.
Bob continues to teach guitar, electric bass and flute, and teaches music to the handicapped at FAME a division of Cayuga/Seneca ARC.