Bob Mater is a multi-genre, reading drummer who plays on large ensemble, jazz, and big band recordings, has performed on nearly 900 tv shows and network specials, and is well represented on roots records. He is currently the drummer with the Nashville Jazz Orchestra. Album credits include: Americana rocker Pat McLaughlin, powerhouse blues singer Tracy Nelson, bluegrass royalty the New Grass Revival, western swing hall of famer Ray Price, cowboy rocker Michael Martin Murphy, trad folk stars Maura O’Connell and Jesse Winchester, Christian legend Sandy Patti, bluegrass super group Dailey and Vincent; Alabama, Chet Atkins, and the one and only Dolly Parton. He has played on Grammy winning and Grammy nominated CDs which include: Mark O’Conner, Riders in the Sky, Lynn Anderson, Jo’el Sonnier, and The Grascals – and has toured and recorded with retro-pop originals Brenda Lee, Cliff Richard, and the Everly Brothers.
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