Biography

Bob Burger is a singer/songwriter renowned for his skill in composing hundreds of hookladen songs, as well as for the energy and emotion of his live performances. He has written songs for recording artists Styx, Donnie Iris, Glen Burtnik, Bobby Bandiera and many others, as well as for media conglomerates like HBO Pictures.

To date, Bob has released three solo CDs: Christmas Can’t Wait (2007), Surprise Party (2007) and Cymbals At Dawn (2003) all on his independent BIG BRAVE Music label. Bob’s work has been hailed for its master song crafting, musicianship and production quality. The CDs feature veteran players including Jimmy Leahey (John Waite), PK Lavengood (John Eddie), Bobby Bandiera (Bon Jovi, Asbury Jukes, Bruce Springsteen), Joe Bellia (Asbury Jukes), Jerry Gaskill (King’s X), Rob Tanico (Highway 9) and Plink Giglio (Glen Burtnik).

Bob has been a long time songwriting collaborator with Glen Burtnik, penning many of the featured tracks appearing on Glen’s solo records including “Spinning My Wheels” and “Watching the World Go By.” After Burtnik joined Styx, Bob co-wrote the title cut of the Styx Edge of the Century CD for which he earned a Gold Record award. Other Burtnik/Burger songs featured on Styx records are “It Takes Love to Make Love”, “Little Suzie” (Styx Greatest Hits (Part 2)) and most recently “Killing The Thing That You Love” (Cyclorama).

Bob performs regularly on the Jersey Shore in both acoustic and electric venues. Recent notable events include gala CD promotional band performances, sold out NJ Rock-N-Soul Revue shows at Count Basie Theatre, performances with Bruce Springsteen at his annual holiday shows and school benefit performances, band member at Glen Burtnik’s annual Beatles Bash tribute to the White Album, a private booking by Jon Bon Jovi at his 2007 star-studded, headline-making Labor Day party which featured an impromptu jam session with guests Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Roger Waters and Jimmy Buffet, and several backing and opening performances for National Recording Artists.

Edited by AliFragale on 10 May 2011, 13:07

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