Bob Bain


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Musician, Guitarist

Bob Bain played with a number of the big bands during the golden era of swing before he became the iconic studio session player in Los Angeles.  His session playing is well known for a wide range of famous gigs, such as playing for Audrey Hepburn as she sang "Moon River" in the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's" or the bass guitar for the Munster's TV theme!  Bob credited his early big band days for providing the training ground to be flexible for his later success in the studios.  By the way, Bob also played for the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson for 22 years!