Evento Rock

Bob Malone
Bob Malone at 2007 Hollywood Cure for Pain Benefit 2.jpg
Bob Malone
Background information
Birth name Robert Maurice Meloon
Born December 2, 1965 (age 53)
Origin Milton, New Jersey, United States
Genres Blues, rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Piano, organ, accordion
Years active 1990-present
Labels Delta Moon
Bob Malone (born Robert Maurice Meloon, December 2, 1965) is an American keyboardist, singer, and songwriter. Malone has lived in New York City, New Orleans, and Boston, and currently, resides in Los Angeles. As a solo artist, Bob plays around 100 shows a year in the US, UK, Europe and Australia. Malone has been featured twice at WWOZ Piano Night in New Orleans and has opened for Boz Scaggs, Subdudes, The Neville Brothers, Rev. Al Green, BoDeans, Dr. John, Marcia Ball and many others. .[1]

Malone is currently a member of John Fogerty’s band and has played with Bruce Springsteen, Bob Seger, Jackson Browne, Billy Gibbons, Jimmy Buffett, and Alan Toussaint.[2]

Malone attended Berklee College of Music and funded his education through solo performances or playing piano for bands. He moved to Los Angeles in 1990 and performed regularly at Croce's, a local blues club. He began touring in 1996 as he continued to try to earn a living with his music.[1]

By the release of his second album, Music Connection magazine had voted Malone one of the "best unsigned artists in LA" five years in a row.[3] He has been featured on NPR's "Best 5 Unsigned Artists in America" special.[3] Currently, Malone plays over 100 shows each year including performances in the US, UK, Europe and Australia.[2]

In 2010, Malone was introduced to John Fogerty and has performed and toured with him ever since.[1] Bruce Springsteen joined the group during a set a Hyde Park, London[1] in front of a crowd of 75,000 people.[4] He has also played alongside a number of other musicians including: Neville Brothers, Al Green, Dr. John and Leon Russell.[4]

In 2015, Malone released his seventh album, Mojo Deluxe. It received many reviews and can be heard on over 300 stations worldwide.[2] Blues Rock Review explains this album as one where "the keyboardist whacks listeners’ ears to attention with the skill he has honed over a lifetime of playing blues, soul and rock ‘n roll, reminding us that real blues music comes not from the instruments but from the feeling behind each note."[5]