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BOB BOWMAN – solo fingerstyle guitar
Maine/New Brunswick musician, Bob Bowman, has long been respected for his guitar, mandolin, and banjo work as a soloist and with groups in Maine and Eastern Canada. His intricate solo guitar arrangements of centuries-old Irish harp and fiddle music, familiar jazz, blues, and pop standards of the ‘30s and ’40s, and original compositions appeal to audiences of all ages and tastes. Bob has arranged and recorded music for PBS, National Geographic, and several independent filmmakers. He typically gives more than 200 live performances a year. Bob and his wife, Cate, a teacher, divide their time year-round between a home in New Brunswick, Canada, touring the country in the winter, and nightly performances throughout the summer on Mount Desert Island, Maine.
Along with being a life-long musician, Bob has been a ferry captain, boatbuilder, marine biologist, and the owner/operator of one of the first North Atlantic whale watching companies, Maine Whalewatch. He’s led field studies and conservation project on endangered whales in the US, Canada, Mexico,the Dominican Republic, South Africa, and Australia.His work in marine mammal/fisheries conflicts has been instrumental in setting worldwide standards in the highly technical and dangerous field of large whale disentanglement, saving the lives of hundreds of endangered whales.