Bob Ivory and has been creating music nearly all his life. Born in Lake Village, Arkansas and growing up in Cleveland, Ohio in a musical household, playing the piano since elementary school and writing songs thereafter. Between the mid 90s and the time of his first independent solo album release, “The Bob Ivory Project” in 2016, Bob has written and produced a smooth and soulful arsenal of songs and never stopped pursuing his musical aspirations. This while helping to Close the Achievement Gap and Increasing the High School Graduation Rate in Greater Cleveland and beyond.
Bob most recently joined the ranks of Smooth Jazz recording artists as a singer/songwriter with the release of solo albums The Bob Ivory Project, Sway With Me, Buried Treasure and his latest single “My Brother”, which is a silky smooth new song with a fine mellow vocal performance, subtle harmonies, featuring poignant and socially conscious lyrics. Bob was blessed to have a breakthrough year nationally in 2019 with the song “Sway with Me,” which reached the Top 40 on the Smooth Jazz Network Chart.
An accomplished keyboardist and arranger as well, Bob has collaborated with several performing artists, writing and producing dynamic songs that are both thematic with interesting lyrics and clever hooks spanning multiple genres of music. His unique and signature sound, musical arrangements and smooth vocal stylings are refreshingly resonating not only nationally but within Smooth Jazz and Urban Adult Contemporary listening communities around the world.