Bob Viavattine

Trumpet

Bob Viavattine has been a first call trumpet player on the Rochester, NY music scene since 1978.  Bob is a former member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra, as well as a former student of Chuck Mangione and Vincent DiMartino.  Bob was co-leader of his own band, “Unlimited” for the past 15 years.  Over the years, he has played on numerous radio and TV commercials. Bob is also very active in the school music programs in our area as an Education Rep for Music and Arts Centers where he works hand and hand with music educators in and around Monroe County.  Bob has performed on stage with members of Tower of  Power: Adolfo Acosta, Mic Gillette & Tom Politzer and also with Randy Brecker, Wayne Bergeron, Lew Soloff, Wycliffe Gordon, Eric Marienthal and Richard Elliott.  Bob also is the co-lead trumpet player with Al Chez & the Brothers of Funk.  Al Chez was the trumpet player on the Late Show with David Letterman for over 20 years.