Rock E. Bassoon
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ARTIST PROFILE | Rock E Bassoon
"As long as you have bassoon bands, rock 'n' roll will live forever!" - Don Stuck, Q95-Indy's Classic Rock
What is Rock E Bassoon? People don’t believe it until they see it! REB is a rock band comprised of 6 tricked out, electric bassoons and a kickin’ drummer playing classic rock like Zeppelin, The Beatles and Queen to hits from Beyoncé and Britney Spears and everything in between.
Based in Indianapolis, REB is most known nationally for their appearance on The Bob and Tom Show which was heard by over 2 million people. Internationally, they were recently featured artists for the 2021 conference of the International Double Reed Society. A recent recording with YouTube sensation Joshua Lee Turner (600,000+ subscribers) will be released in early 2022. A fixture of the Indianapolis music scene, REB has been featured in the Indianapolis Star, on WTHR TV, and on WFYI-FM; have played for the Indianapolis Colts; and and have been one of the top draws at Tonic Ball and other major events, drawing large enthusiastic crowds wherever they play.
REB is made up of world-class professional musicians with busy performance careers. Members of REB have performed with The Rolling Stones, The Who, Aretha Franklin, Yo-Yo Ma, Art Garfunkel, etc., etc.; are also members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra; are top jazz and studio musicians in Indy and beyond; and teach music at Butler University, Interlochen, DePauw University, and elsewhere.